shipping via ocean

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The item purchased came with a label stating “LITHIUM BATTERIES - FORBIDDEN FOR TRANSPORT ABOARD AIRCRAFT AND VESSEL". The item has a 56 v 2.0 AH lithium ion battery. I know it cannot ship via air but I don't understand the regulation for forbidding the shipment via ocean. Can you please provide some insight. Thank you 
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There are numerous restrictions regarding the shipment of of Lithium Ion batteries. We recommend checking directly with a potential carrier to see which rules and regulations they require/ adhere to. Also, as EGO is available internationally, it might be easier to purchase locally rather than sending. Where are you looking for your batteries to end up?