Examination of e-Sealed factory stuffed export cargo on Sundays & holidays

Circular No.ES/29/2019-20                                                    30th April, 2019                   

To: Members of the Council                 

Sub.: Examination of e-Sealed factory stuffed export cargo on Sundays & holidays

Dear Member,

This is to inform you that JNCH Customs (Nhava Sheva) has issued Public Notice No. 37/2019 dated 26th April, 2019 regarding examination of e-scaled factory stuffed export cargo on Sundays & holidays

Kind attention is invited of exporters, agents, members of trade and Container Freight Station (CFSs) under the jurisdiction of JNCH is invited to Public Notice No. 64/2017 dated 22nd May, 2017 issued by JNCH regarding assessment, examination and clearance of export consignments.

JNCH Customs has received representations from the trade and industry that they are facing difficulties w.r.t. export cargo consignments routed through the parking plazas, if selected for open and examination on Sundays and holidays due to which export consignments are delayed. Therefore, a need is perceived to provide a mechanism / institutional set up so that there is no delay in clearance of such consignments.

Now, JNCH Customs has decided the following –

  • On the basis of the willingness received from the CFSs, Punjab Conware, Speedy Multimodes and Seabird Marine Services Pvt. Ltd., necessary infrastructure facility for examination / Let Export Order (LEO) of cargo on Sundays and holidays, shall be available at the above CFSs.

  • The tariff card showing the charges for handling the export cargo on Sundays and holidays is enclosed as Annex, B and C to this public notice.

  • The AO/ Supdt. posted at the parking plazas shall examine the cargo as per Risk Management System (RMS) instructions on Sundays and holidays and LEO of such shipping bills will be granted by the Parking Plaza Officer (Supdt. / A.O.).

  • Tis facilitation management is only for self-sealed containers processed through parking Plazas on Sundays and holidays.

  • For other days, examination procedure laid down in Public Notice No. 64/2017 dated 22nd May, 2017 shall be applicable.

  • The above instructions relating to examination will come into force w.e.f. 28th April, 2019.

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

Thanking you,            

Yours faithfully,