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 field||Remarks|
|126.96.36.199||House B/L No||If HBL is involved|
|188.8.131.52||House B/L Date||If HBL is involved|
|184.108.40.206||Shipper country code|
|220.127.116.11||Consignee country code|
|18.104.22.168||Notified Party City|
|22.214.171.124||Notified Party country code|
|126.96.36.199||Notified Party postcode|
|188.8.131.52||Invoice value of Consignment||Declared by the Shipper for the sole purpose of SCMT submission|
|184.108.40.206||Cargo Item Sequence number||Each HS Code to be defined separately along with hazardous details if applicable|
|220.127.116.11.1||HS Code in this cargo sequence|
|18.104.22.168.2||UNO Code in this cargo sequence|
|22.214.171.124.3||IMDG Code in this cargo sequence|
|126.96.36.199.4||Number of packages in this cargo sequence|
|188.8.131.52.5||Types of packages in this cargo sequence|
|184.108.40.206.6||Weight of the cargo pertaining to this cargo sequence|
Clarity is still sought from Customs on certain requirements, confirmation of the same is still awaited.