Procedure in respect of en bloc Rail movement of Import containers from Port Terminals / Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) to ICD, Tarapur (Vaishno Container Terminal), Mahagaon, Boisar and clearance thereof

Circular No.ES/43/2020-21                                                14th April, 2020

To: Members of the Council

 Sub: Procedure in respect of en bloc Rail movement of Import containers from Port Terminals / Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) to ICD, Tarapur (Vaishno Container Terminal), Mahagaon, Boisar and clearance thereof

Dear Member,

JNCH Customs has issued Public Notice No. 51/2020 dated 9th April, 2020 on the above subject.

Due to the circumstances arising out of the COVID 19 situation, the request of JNPT to consider the procedure on the above mentioned subject so as to keep speedy evacuation of DPD / DPD-CFS / CFS containers with rail facility and last mile connectivity by road as proposed by CONCOR has been considered. 

In terms of the above, Public Notice No. 48/2020 dated 8th April, 2020 was issued temporarily revising the DPD-DPD procedure. Vide this Public Notice, ICD Mulund was declared as Extended Port Gate of JNPT in respect of clearances of DPD-DPD containers. 

Consequently, in terms of Para 9 of Public Notice No. 48/2020, the movement of DPD-DPD containers from JN Ports / Terminals to CFSs shall be stopped from the 00.00 hrs of 10th April, 2020 except for containers referred in Para 7.5 of Public Notice No. 48/2020. Further, from 00.00 hrs of 10th April, 2020 till 00:00 hrs of 13th April, 2020 the JN Ports / Terminals would allow delivery of DPD-DPD containers to importers at Port / Terminal gate, and the procedure for further movement of such containers by CONCOR by rail would come into effect in its entirety from 00:00 hrs of 13th April, 2020.  

Please make a note of the following-

  • Modifications have been made in Public Notice No. 48/2020 dated 08.04.2020

  • The ICD, Tarapur (Vaishno Container Terminal), Mahagaon, Boisar, Maharashtra is also declared as an “Extended Port Gate” of JNPT in respect of clearances of DPD-DPD containers. 

  • Procedures have been issued by JNCH that should be followed for Entry of Import containers into ICD Tarapur and  delivery of Import Containers from ICD Tarapur.

  • In case of any difficulty members may kindly contact the Additional Commissioner, CCSP Cell, JNCH, (ranjan.rrp@gov.in,/ 9769274477).

For more information, members may kindly refer to the above Public Notice No. 51/2020.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

S.BALARAJU

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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