Shanghai Re-Scheduling - Impact of China Customs enforcing manifest regulation
Further to China Customs enforcing the accuracy of data on the preliminary manifest from 1st November, it is necessary to advance our LCL operations in Shanghai as follows :-
LCL close off advancing to Tuesday (previously Wednesday)
Booking close off Monday 12noon
Customs Documenation close off Tuesday 3pm
Cargo close off Tuesday 5pm
The new schedule is effective from the NYK Futago v52 ;
ETD Shanghai 5th November
ETA Auckland 23rd November
ETA Lyttelton 26th November
ETA Wellington 27th November
Booking Monday 29th October @ 12noon
Customs Documentation Tuesday 30th October @ 3pm
Cargo Tuesday 30th October @ 5pm
Although the policy has been in place for some time, adherence isn’t mandatory until 1st November. The main changes being :
Container and seal numbers
Are currently not required on the manifest submitted prior to Customs clearance meaning more operational time for suppliers however the new policy requires this information.
Commodity & data integrity
Currently shipment details on the pre clearance manifest can differ to the export entry however From 1st November, Customs clearance will not proceed if the data on the preliminary manifest do not match the export entry.
Currently do not need to be pre manifested however this will be required from 1st November.
Any change to the commodity, package and weight count, container number or cancellation of one LCL shipment means re-submission for all the shipments in that particular container.
FCL manifest close off
FCLs are subject to the same requirement and therefore your suppliers will be advancing their operations such as picking up of empty container, loading etc.
Below is a proforma guideline on the manifest close off for FCLs. The timings are still being tweaked as our partner CIFF is negotiating with the shipping lines or their agents to achieve the most advantageous close off they can.
Shipping lines who manage the pre clearance manifest through an agent and therefore require earlier close off are as listed ;
One Line ETD Monday Customs manifest close off Wednesday @ 10am
Hamburg Sud ETD Monday Customs manifest close off TBA
ANL|APL|OOCL ETD Friday Customs manifest close off TBA
MSC ETD Thursday Customs manifest close off TBA
Shipping lines who are able to receive the pre manifest directly :
COSCO CNS | PIL ETD Friday Customs manifest close off TBA
Maersk Triple Star Triple Star ETD Tuesday Customs manifest close off Fri 10:00am
Maersk Southern Star AE6 feeder Customs manifest close off TBA
Maersk Southern Star AE7 feeder Customs manifest close off TBA
CIFF Shanghai offices closed 5th and 6th November due to China Int’l Import expo ( CIIE )
The building where the CIFF offices are located have been mandated by the China government to be closed during the above duration for security reasons.
The LCL booking and customs close off for the Maersk Garonne 443 ;
ETD Shanghai 12th November
ETA Auckland 30th November
ETA Lytt 3rd December
will be advanced as follows :
Booking close off Friday 2nd November @ 12noon
Customs Docs close off Saturday 3rd November @ 3pm
Cargo close off Tuesday 6th November @ 5pm
If you require further information please contact your Mondiale representative.