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India: Revised Sea Cargo Manifest

ONE emphasizes on the key highlights of the new regulation, which makes it compulsory for Shipping lines, exporters and importers to adhere to the defined timelines for the Cargo Manifestation for Imports arriving in India and for Exports out of India and the transshipment via Indian Ports.

Imports to India:

Shipping lines are required to submit Import manifest details to Indian Customs prior vessel departure from Last port of call before calling India, for all containers which are going to discharge at any port in India or are discharged for Transhipment at any of the ports in India. In order to meet the above requirement Bill of Lading need to be ready 72 hrs prior vessel sailing from Last Port of call.

Exports from India:

Shipping Lines are required to submit Export manifest details to Indian Customs prior Sailing of Vessel from India port of loading, for all containers which are loaded on a said vessel from India. In order to meet this requirement, Shipping Instructions would need to be available 48 hrs prior arrival of the vessel at the Indian Port of loading

Additional mandatory fields required as per the new regulation (Arrival and Departure Manifest)

*Note: “S. No” refers to the Sea Cargo Manifest & Transhipment Regulations, 2018 issued by Directorate General of Systems and Data Management

 S. No.Data fieldRemarks
1.6.1.9House B/L NoIf HBL is involved
1.6.1.10House B/L DateIf HBL is involved
1.6.4.7Shipper City 
1.6.4.10Shipper country code 
1.6.4.11Shipper postcode 
1.6.4.16Consignee City 
1.6.4.19Consignee country code 
1.6.4.20Consignee postcode 
1.6.4.24Notified Party City 
1.6.4.27Notified Party country code 
1.6.4.28Notified Party postcode 
1.6.4.38Invoice value of ConsignmentDeclared by the Shipper for the sole purpose of SCMT submission
1.6.4.39Currency Code 
1.6.5.1Cargo Item Sequence numberEach HS Code to be defined separately along with hazardous details if applicable
1.6.5.1.1HS Code in this cargo sequence
1.6.5.1.2UNO Code in this cargo sequence
1.6.5.1.3IMDG Code in this cargo sequence
1.6.5.1.4Number of packages in this cargo sequence
1.6.5.1.5Types of packages in this cargo sequence
1.6.5.2.6Weight of the cargo pertaining to this cargo sequence

Clarity is still sought from Customs on certain requirements, confirmation of the same is still awaited.

 

 

Source: ONE

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