first_imgzoom China Customs Head Office has ordered all Chinese ports to stop using old manifest system and implement the new CCAM system as of June 30, 2014.Shanghai’s Yangshan PortIn order to facilitate this CCAM requirement, China Shipping (North America) Agency will be implementing a ‘No Document-No Load’ rule.The new rule will take effect with all port terminal cut offs after June 22, 2014 and will apply to all shipments discharging or transshipping in all China ports.The companies are advised to be aware of the cut-offs of their bookings, and to submit their shipping instructions accordingly, to make sure their cargo is not detained or subjected to any additional handling charges.No official notice has been released to carriers on enforcement of the regulations till date.However, Shanghai customs has announced that Shanghai will enforce CCAM rules as of June 28, 2014.Thus, all cargo destined to or transshipped via Shanghai should be filed manifests 24 hours before loading.In order to meet this requirement, CSCL will implement a “No Document, No Load” policy for all shipments going into or transshipping via Shanghai (China), which means all bill of lading information must be tendered to China Shipping’s POL Agent no later than the deadline published by them.To enable smooth transportation of shipment after CCAM enforcement in Shanghai, the following information is required in shipping instructions: Exact place of delivery (UN/LOCODE code); The name and address for shipper and co-signee ( notify party is necessary when TO ORDER B/L); Container Number; Detailed Cargo description; Number of packages; Cargo gross weight; Seal number; UN number and IMDG code where applicable.If the full information can’t be provided to customs before deadline, Shanghai Customs will issue DO NOT LOAD (DNL) instruction, and it will cause the extra fees.Decree No. 172 in EnglishJune 17, 2014last_img

Chinese Ports Switch to CCAM System
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