Customs - Waiver of demurrage charges during the lockdown period- Extension

Circular No.ES/78/2020-21                                                27th  April, 2020

  To: Members of the Council

 

  Sub:   Customs - Waiver of demurrage charges during the lockdown period- Extension

 

Dear Member,

 

As you may be aware, as per the Order issued by the Directorate General of Shipping vide No. 7/2020 dated 29th March, 2020, container detention charges on import and export shipments, for the period from 22nd March, 2020 to 14th April, 2020 (both days inclusive) was not charged, as a facilitation measure to support the industry against the impact of COVID-19. 

 

In lieu of the extension of the lockdown period, the Directorate General of Shipping has now issued Order No. 11/2020 dated 22nd April, 2020 regarding extension of the waiver of container detention charges till 3rd May, 2020. 

Members may kindly make a note of the above. 

Thanking you,

 

Yours faithfully,

S.BALARAJU

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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