Circular No.ES/163/2021-22 25th September, 2021
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Ship-Call based Monitoring of Compliance to Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations (SCMTR), 2018
JNCH has issued Public Notice No.87/2021 dated 23rd September, 2021 regarding Ship-Call based Monitoring of Compliance to Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations (SCMTR), 2018.
Kind attention is invited to Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations (hereinafter referred to as SCMTR) notified through Board Notification No 38/2018-Customs dated 11.05.2018 as amended through Notification No 54/2019-Customs dated 01.08.2019, Notification No. 78/2019-Customs dated 31.10.2019 and Notification No.94 /2020-Customs dated 30.09.2020.
It is observed that various stakeholders have not adhered to mandated timelines for filing of messages/ manifests under SCMTR in spite of phased manner of adoption provided as per the Annexure A to Circular No. 43/2020-Customs dated 30th September, 2020 read with Regulation 15(1), and numerous extensions given by way of amendment to Regulation 15(2).
Stakeholders are hereby informed that Ship-call based monitoring of messages and manifests mandated under SCMTR will be undertaken by JNCH, in order to speedily resolve errors, and ensure successful error-free filing of mandated messages in all respects (viz. Import, Export & Transhipment).
Concerned Stakeholders will be informed on their registered email ID regarding the details of the officer assigned for error resolution in relation to a ship-call. In case of any difficulty stakeholders may also reach out to:
For detailed information, members may kindly refer to Public Notice No.87/2021 dated 23rd September, 2021.
Members are requested to kindly make a note of the above.