Introduction
 
Website of MbPA gives a vivid account of initiatives taken and the results thereof.
 
Circulars
1.

Submission of berthing applications on PCS

With a view to improve efficiency and transparency, the electronic submission of applications for berthing of vessels is made mandatory in PCS. This will reduce the hardships usually associated with submission of hard copy.  

(Circular No.TM/B-1/10 dated 20.06.2017).

 

2.

Automated entry / exit of vehicles  

To eliminate human interface and congestion at gates, the vehicles entering/exiting Docks are issued RFID tags through Access Control System (ACS).

(Circular no. TM/HI(Access Control)/3003/ 2016-17 dated 11.03.2017 and Circular no. TM/HI (Access control) /3161 dated 31.03.2017)

 

3. Deployment of private manpower for handling of cargoes

For improving productivity and Turn Round Time of Vessels, the deployment of private manpower for handling of cargoes in Docks in case of short supply of OBL gangs by MbPT, is allowed by giving 50% rebate in the stevedoring charges. This will reduce the cost of handling cargo in MbPT as ships will not be idle on account of non-availability of manpower.

( Circular No. TM/S/1-CIRCULAR NO. 14 dated 30.06.2017 and Circular no. TM/S-1/12 dated 29.06.2019)

 
4.

Simplification of Import Procedure  

As discussed during the Workshop on “Same Day Clearance”  held jointly by the Chief Commissioner of Customs and Chairman, MbPT, MbPT have simplified import delivery procedure by doing away with CDO forwarding and CDO passing formalities carried out at CDO Office.  After Customs examination, the CHB/Importer can directly approach the Shed for “Shed Passing” and can take delivery of cargo  after submission of EDO,  Customs Out of Charge and payment of Port Charges. This will help in reduction of cost and time for the Trade.

(Circular No. TM/S-29/CCFC/15 of 2019-20 dated 24.07.2019)

 

5.

Allowing scanning of containers directly

As discussed during the Workshop on “Same Day Clearance” held jointly by the Chief Commissioner of Customs and Chairman, MbPT all the containers moving under the transhipment permits from JNPT to MOD at Mumbai Port and earmarked by Customs for scanning are allowed to be taken directly by the transporter to Customs scanning centre at Wadi Bunder and after scanning, the containers are to be moved to MOD for further transaction.

(Circular No. TM/S-29/CCFC/16 of 2019-20 dated 26.07.2019)

 

6.

Concessional storage charges for cement cargo brought by coastal vessels /  MBCs in docks

Coastal cement cargo is permitted additional 8 days at 11 ID coastal shed @ Rs.3.73 per ton per day beyond 6 free days for clearance. The scheme is valid for a period of one year.

(Circular no. TM/BDC/Cement/19  of 2020-21 dated 21.10.2020 and Circular no. TM/BDC/Cement/28 of 2020-21 dated 14.12.2020)

 

7.

Increase in free storage days for Calcite Chips cargo discharged and stored inside docks

With a view to increase the Calcite Chips cargo in Mumbai Port, free period upto 15 days are allowed to the consignee of Calcite Chips for clearance of cargo.  The scheme is valid for a period of 6 months.

(Circular no. TM/BDC/Calcite Chip/26 of 2020-21 dated 09.12.2020)

 

8.

Concessional rates for demurrage on export of sugar and Volume Discount Scheme

With a view to encourage sugar export through Mumbai Port, the  concessional rates of demurrage @ Rs.88/- per ton per month from 31st day to 60th day for export of sugar has been provided w.e.f. 1.1.2021 for a period of one year.

Further, if exporter has shipped 50,000 tons or more of sugar within 12 months period from 1.1.2021 to 31.12.2021, they shall be eligible for   20 % rebate on stevedoring charges.

 (Circular no.TM/A/15-22/35  dated 04.01.2021)

 

9.

Simplification of procedure for clearance of coastal cement in bags

Existing procedure for discharging and clearance of coastal cement in bags has been simplified.  CHB/Importers will not be required to obtain Gate Pass for Coastal Cement cargo from MbPT and they will be allowed delivery on their Delivery Challan, similar to Dry Bulk and Liquid bulk cargo. The new procedure is effective from 01.03.2021 for the vessels arrived on or after 01.03.2021.

 

(Circular no. TM/ID/CIRCULAR/05  dated 26.02.2021)

 

10.

Concessions for export of all agricultural products like Sugar, Rice, Soyabean meal, Wheat, Maize etc.  

With a view to encourage export of agricultural products like Sugar, Rice, Soyabean meal, Wheat, Maize etc. through Mumbai Port and for reduction of cost in Mumbai Port free days / storage / demurrage are permitted as follows : 

i) to allow first 30 days free i.e. from Day 1 to Day 30;

ii) to levy flat demurrage rate of Rs. 44/- per tonne for the period 31st  day to 45th day;

iii) to levy flat demurrage rate of Rs. 66/- per tonne for the period 46th day to 60th  day; thereafter, to levy demurrage charges as per section 3.1 (B) of Scale of Rates (SOR) considering 61st day as Day I.

Further, slabwise rebate in stevedoring charges to the exporters for exporting sugar, rice, wheat, maize, soyabean meal etc. during the period 01.01.2021 to 31.12.2021 as under :

01 tonne to 24,999 tonnes — 10% rebate ,

25,000 tonnes to 49,999 tonnes — 15% rebate ,

50,000 tonnes and above — 20% rebate

The above scheme is applicable for the period from 01.01.2021 to 31.12.2021 to be reviewed thereafter.

 (Circular No.TM/A/15-22/43  dated 04.03.2021)

 

11.

Concessions for export of Organic Soyameal in bulk from Mumbai Port

With a view to encourage more agri products like Sugar, Rice, Soyabean meals, Maize, Wheat etc. through Mumbai Port following additional facilities/ concessions are being extended for handling organic soyameal at Mumbai Port.

i) In cases, where soyameal rejected cargo taken back to town is replaced immediately by fresh equivalent cargo, no demurrage will be charged for the tonnage replaced.  

ii) However, where soyameal rejected cargo are to be taken back to town (i.e. no equivalent replacement cargo brought in), instead of blanket free days, demurrage rates on such cargoes as below will be applicable-  

(a) First 15 days free; 

(b) Flat demurrage @Rs.44 per ton for the period from 16th day to 22nd day;

 

(c)  Flat demurrage @Rs.66 per ton for the period from 23rd day to 30th day; and thereafter demurrage charges as per Section 3.1 (b) of Scale of Rates (SOR) considering 31 st day as day 1

(Circular no. TM/Z-1/59  dated 09.06.2021)

 

12.

Pre-shipment facilities for storage of export cargo

In view of the ongoing monsoon and spurt of Iron & Steel export cargo, the pre-shipment storage facility (for 21 free days) at Shed Nos. 12ID and 20 ID for export  of Iron and Steel is permitted till 30.09.2021 to be reviewed thereafter.

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/63  dated 16.07.2021)

 

13.

Priority berthing for Sugar Vessels

As per the directions of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (PD-IV Section) vide letter No.PD-24015/12/2021-PD-IV dated 08.02.2021, the berthing priority to vessels for export of sugar with productivity norms between 2750 MT to 3500 MT per day for achieving overall export target shall be granted on the request of Vessel Agents and / or Exporter on payment of charges as per the Scale of Rates.

(Circular No. TM/ID/B/Sugar/Berthing Policy/1187  dated 23.07.2021)

 

14

Facility related to back to town cargo for  Export agri-products in bulk from Mumbai Port

With a view to reduce the cost of cargo handling in MbPT and upon the demand from Trade, additional facilities /concessions regarding rejected cargo of agri-products taken back to town are extended vide Circular No. No. TM/A/15-33/67 dated 21.08.2021)

 

(Circular No. TM/A/15-33/67 dated 21.08.2021)

 

15.

Erratic Parking of Cars and Motor cycles  near Dock Gates

To have  a proper control , ensure safety and security and regulation, the parking of four /two wheeler vehicles and keeping in view the availability of limited parking space in Docks, following parking areas are designated for parking of four wheelers / two wheelers vide Circular No.TM/M-9/68 dated 09.09.201

(Circular No. TM/M-9/68 dated 09.09.2021)

 

16.

Preventive measures for removal of unsafe practices/ conditions during cargo handling operations in Docks.

In order to ensure proper measures for preventing unsafe practices/conditions/accidents during cargo handling operations related to training to be provided, considering the load chart of the equipment etc. Circular to Trade was issued vide Circular No. TM/ID/Dock Safety/1673 dated 17.09.2021.

(Circular No TM/ID/Dock Safety/1673 dated 17.09.2021)

 

17.

Remedial measures for removal of unsafe practices/conditions during  cargo handling operations.

As per recommendations of National Safety Council (NSC), vide Circular No. TM/ID/Dock Safety/1706 dated 21.09.2021, Trade were issued instructions for carrying our ultrasonic flaw detection test on lifting hooks and load bearing pins of 4 deck cranes of the ship, load bearing pins of hired cranes and to ensure that there is no defect or deformity or hairpin cracks.

(Circular No TM/ID/Dock Safety/1706 dated 21.09.2021)

 

18.

Destuffing and delivery of containers from 1 Unclear Warehouse, Indira Dock

 It was decided to bring containers brought from coastal route through barges from JNPT, shall be stored at 1 ID open area and direct delivery of FCL containers from Docks will be permitted subject to completion of MbPT and Customs formalities.  LCL containers will be allowed destuffing at 1 Uncleared warehouse and circular to Trade was issued vide Circular No.TM/C/3-93/70 dated 23.09.2021.

(Circular No TM/C/3-93/70 dated 23.09.2021)

 

19.

Pre-Shipment facilities for storage of export cargo.

In view of spurt of export cargo of Iron and Steel and repairs to be carried out at Shed No. 13AID the pre-shipment facility for 21 days at Shed Nos. 12ID and 20 ID for export consignments of Iron and Steel is extended from 01.10.2021 to 31.12.2021 vide Circular No. No. TM/A/15-22/71 dated 28.09.2021)

 

 (Circular No. TM/A/15-22/71 dated 28.09.2021)

 

20 Green channel Clearance of Coastal cargo through Mumbai Port

In order to facilitate the smooth movement of coastal cargo, Leaf No. 1 of New Orange Gate, Princess Dock is earmarked instead of Yellow Gate, Princess Dock to enable a better option.

(Circular No. TM/S-29-1/Coastal Cargo/72 dated 07.10.2021)

 

21

Pre-Shipment facilities for storage of Export cargo

The facility of 21 free days for shipment of storage of export consignment for Iron and Steel at locations 13AID, 13BID, 15 ID Sheds for covered area and 4 ID and 14ID sheds for open area has been was extended for the further period of one year i.e. from 12.11.2021 to 11.11.2022 vide circular No. TM/A/15-22/79 dated 11.11.2021.

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/79 dated 11.11.2021)

 

22

         Nomination of area at S Plot for storage of Gypsum under provisions of General Bye Laws.

In view of the demand from Trade “S” Plot has been nominated for storage of Gypsum cargo on recovery of charges under provisions of General Bye Laws.  The said facility will be valid for a period of one year till 10.11.2022 and will be reviewed thereafter.

(Circular No. TM/D/4-3/80 dated  11.11.2021).

 

23

Grant of extended free days for levy of demurrage on import cargo and Licence (Storage) fees on containers/Mafis.

In order to attract  fresh cargo/ containerized traffic, it has been decided that the facility for grant of extended free days for levy of demurrage on import cargo and licence (storage) fees  on containers and mafis will be extended for  a further period of six months i.e. from 20.11.2021 to 19.05.2022 vide circular No. TM/N/13-5/Circular/81 dated 18.11.2021.

(Circular No. TM/N/13-5/Circular/81 dated 18.11.2021).

 

24

Grant  of concessional  free days for import/coastal  consignments of Iron and Steel – Extension of.

In order to encourage importation of large volume of Iron and Steel cargoes through Mumbai Port and to attract more import/coastal traffic, it has been decided to continue the facility of extended free days for import/coastal consignments of Iron and Steel  for a further period of one year from 20.11.2021 to 19.11.2022. vide circular No. TM/M/13-5/Circular/82 of 95-96 dated 19.11.2021.

(Circular No. TM/M/13-5/Circular/82 of 95-96 dated 18.11.2021).

 

25

Drive for adoption of multi-clean fuels (Electric CNG and LNG) to Mumbai Port.

In order to promote drive for adoption of multi-clean fuels (Electric CNG   and LNG) for vehicles in Port ecosystem, Mumbai Port decided to give   priority to driver and cleaner of LNG, CNG, Electric goods vehicles , while applying and issuing of Dock Entry Permits at the Gates and Permit Section.  A separate queue will be maintained for them.  Also Gate passes for cargo loaded on LNG, CNG and Electric goods vehicles will be issued  on priority.

(Circular No. TM/Z-1/83 dated  26.11.2021)

 

26 Storage facilities at ‘B’ plot for Project Cargo and Machineries at Mumbai Port

B’ Plot at Cotton Depot is nominated as storage facility for project cargo and machineries on recovery of charges specified under Section 3.3(A)(II) of the SOR.

In the event of non-clearance of the consignments within the period of 180 days, demurrage shall be recovered from  181st day onwards at the rate specified n Section 3.1(B) of Chapter III of the Scale of Rates, subject to revision/ modification from time to time. 

This facility is valid for a period of 1 year from 06.12.2021.  

(Circular No. TM/D/4-3/84 dated  06.12.2021).

 

27

Storage facilities at WINC Plot for Project Cargo and Machineries at MuMumbai Port.

In addition to ‘B’ Plot, Wadala Incinerator Plot (WINC) is also nominated as a storage facility for Project Cargo and Machineries under the referred circular  No. TM/D/4-3/84 dated  06.12.2021

(Circular No. TM/D/4-3/85 dated 08.12.2021).  

 

28

Pre-shipment facilities for storage of export cargo.

Pre-shipment facility for 21 free  days at Shed Nos. 12ID and 20 ID for export consignments of Iron and Steel is extended from 01.01.2022 to 31.03.2022 vide Circular No. No. TM/A/15-22/91 dated 29.12.2021)

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/91 dated 29.12.2021)

 
29

Consignment for Export of all agricultural products like Sugar, Rice, Soyabean Meal, Wheat, Maize etc.

With a view to encourage export of agri products like sugar, rice, soyabean meals, maize, wheat etc. through Mumbai Port conveyed scheme to trade by Circular Nos.TM/A/15-22/35 and 43 dated 04.01.2021 and 04.03.2021 has been extended upto 31.12.2022 vide circular No. TM/A/15-22/94 dated 31.12.2021.

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/94 dated 31.12.2021)

 
30 Ease of doing business – For car carrier vehicles

Issuance of VDS for the car carrier vehicles is discontinued.  The vehicle entry permit issued at the dock “in gates” for Trucks, Trailers, Car carrier vehicle shall be valid  from “the shift of entry plus two subsequent shits.”

(Circular No.TM/M-9/95 dated 21.02.2022.)

 

31

Traffic congestion outside Orange Gate Princess Dock

In order to regulate traffic at OGPD gate for faster evacuation of cargo and improvement in turnaround of vessel, the empty/loaded vehicular traffic has been allocated separate leaf as laid down in circular No.TM/ID/CIRC/3037 dated 05.03.2022.

(Circular No. TM/ID/CIRC/3037  dated 05.03.2022)

 

32

Extension of concessional box rate for stuffing/destuffing of containers at Mumbai Port.

Board accorded approval for further extension to the concessional Box Rate for stuffing and destuffing of containers at Mumbai  Port for a period from 30.03.2022 till 02.10.2022.  The rates for the concessional box rates are specified in the Cirular  No.TM/C/3-93/II/102 of 2001-05 dated 28.03.2022.

(Circular No. TM/C/3-93/II/102  dated 28.03.2022)

 

33

Levy of charges on container/containerized cargo brought by road from other Ports to Mumbai Port for destuffing and delivery.

Board accorded approval for  extension  of the facility for grant of free days fro containers/containerized cargo brought by road from other Indian Ports to Mumbai Port for destuffing and delivery for further period from 01.04.2022 to 02.10.2022.  The period of free days granted are specified in Circular No.TM/C/3-93/103 of 88-89 dated 28.03.2022.

(Circular No. TM/C/3-93/103  dated 28.03.2022)

 

34

Pre-shipment facilities for storage of export cargo

Pre-shipment storage facility for 21 free days at Shed Nos. 12 ID and 20 ID for export consignments for Iron and Steel is extended from 01.04.2022 till 30.06.2022, shall be reviewed thereafter.

 (Circular No. TM/A/15-22/1  dated 01.04.2022)

 

35

Priority berthing for export of wheat

All  the vessels arriving at Mumbai Port for handling /loading of wheat will be accorded priority berthing on payment of charges as per SOR.

(Circular No. TM/B-1/04  dated 11.4.2022)

 

36

Handling of calcite chips at Mumbai Port request for storage facilities.

Board of Mumbai Port Authority approved nomination/notify open area either near Brown Gate or in C Section for storage of import calcite chips under provisions of Section 3.3(A) (II) of Chapter III of SOR.  Accordingly, an open area admeasuring approx.. 1800 sq.mtr. near Brown Gate is nominated for storage of import calcite chips under provisions of Section 3.3(A) (II) of Chapter III of SOR. 

The cargo lying beyond 60 days shall be subjected to demurrage from 61st day onwards under provisions of Section 3.1(B) of SOR.   For the purpose of levy of demurrage the 61st day of storage of cargo will be treated as day number one.

 (Circular No. TM/A/15/08 dated 12.05.2022)

 

37

Grant of extended free days for levy of demurrage on import cargo and licence (storage)fees on containers/mafis.

The subject scheme of extended  free days for import cargoes, containers and mafis is extended till 19.11.2022 and will be reviewed thereafter.

 

(Circular No. TM/M/13-5/Circular/09  dated 13.05.2022)

 

38 Nomination of area for storage of calcite chips under Section 3.3(A)(II) of Chapter III of Scale of Rates

In view of demand of the trade, Temporary Sheds ‘A”, ‘B’, and ‘C’ at MOD open yard are notified for storage of calcite chips cleared from Docks/Bunders for a period of 60 days on recovery of charges under provisions of Section 3.3(A)(II) of Chapter III of Scale of Rates.  The above said cargo will attract demurrage at rates specified in Section 3.1(B) of Chapter III of the Scale of Rates (SOR) from 61st day onwards.  For the purpose of levy of demurrage 61st day of storage of above cargo will be treated as  day number one.

(Circular No. TM/A-15/13 dated 03.06.2022)

 

39

Storage facilities for Square tube{ Row tubes) of Solar Panel cargo at Mumbai Port.

Due to  demand from trade to provide pre-shipment storage facility for square tubes (Row tubes) of solar panel cargo during the monsoon period. Accordingly, 13A lD shed is nominated for pre-shipment storage (30 days free period) of square tubes (Row tubes) of solar panel cargo, for the monsoon period from 01.06.2022 to 30.09 .2022.

 (Circular No. TM/D/4-3/17 dated 14.06.2022)

 

40 Pre-shipment facilities for storage of export cargo

The pre-shipment storage facility for 21free days at sheds No. 12 lD and 20 lD for export consignments of lron and steel is further extended from 01 .07.2022 till 31.08.2022 and shall be reviewed thereafter.

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/18 dated 17.06.2022)

 

41 Extension of concessional box rate for stuffing /destuffing of containers  at Mumbai Port

Revised concessional composite box rate   for stuffing and destuffing of containers at Mumbai Port, applicable from 01.05.2022 to 02.10.2022 have been conveyed vide circular No. TM/C/3-93/II/22 dated 15.07.2022.

(Circular No. TM/C/3-93/II/22 dated 15.07.2022)

 

42

Extension of storage facilities for import agricultural products and concessional storage upto 180 days, at Outlying Areas.

The subject scheme for import agricultural products has been extended for the period from 01.08.2022 to 31.07.2023 and will be reviewed thereafter. Due to spurt in cargo handling in Docks and resultant shortage of covered space, the storage facility of 60 days  inside Docks (as was provided by earlier circular No. TM/D/4-3/66 dated 31.07.2021) for import agricultural products is discontinued.

 

 (Circular No. TM/D/4-3/24 dated 25.07.2022)

 

43

Weighbridge allocation

In order to ensure “Ease of doing business” in Docks and bring efficiency and reduce costs to Trade, Mumbai Port Authority has started three weighbridges at 13 BID, 7ID& 7/8 VD inside docks.  So as to avoid vehicular congestion in docks and providing smooth services to Port Users, allocation of weigh bridges is as per circular No. TM/ID/Circular/1013 dated 23.08.2022

 (Circular No. TM/ID/Circular/1013 dated 23.08.2022)

 

44

Rationalisation of Tariff for Cruise Vessels

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways vide letter No.SW15011/2/202/-MG(CN-338503) dated 02.08.2022 informed that it has been decided by the Competent Authority to extend the ongoing rationalization of tariff for cruise vessels upto 30th September, 2022.  The extension of further period will be reviewed if required.

(Circular No. TM/D/4-3/33 dated 28.09.2022)

 

45

Pre-Shipment facilities for storage of Export cargo

Shed Nos. 12 ID & 20 ID is nominated for pre-shipment of storage of 21 free days for storage of export consignment of Iron & steel cargo. The facility will be valid for 3 months from the date of this circular i.e. w.e.f 18.10.2022.  Further, on expiry of 21 free days from the date of receipt of export cargo of Iron and Steel at above locations of Indira Dock, demurrage shall be levied from 22 nd day onwards, as per SOR provisions.

(Circular No. TM/A/15-22/34 dated 18.10.2022)

 

46

 Grant of concessional free days for Import I coastal consignments of   Iron & Steel — Extension of.

 In order to encourage importation of large volume of Iron & Steel cargoes through Mumbai Port and to attract more import/coastal traffic, it has been decided to continue the above said facility of extended free days for import/ coastal consignments of Iron & Steel informed by Circular dated 18.11.2021 for a further period of one year from 20.11.2022 to 19.11.2023.
 

((Circular No. TM/M/13-5/Circular/35 dated 27.10.2022).  

47

 Grant of extended free days for levy of demurrage on import cargo & storage fees on 
  containers/Mafis.

In order to trade that the facility of free days for Storage fees on import cargo and containers will be available till 19.1 1.2022 and will be reviewed thereafter. The above facility is further extended till 19.11.2023

(Circular No. TM/M/13-5/ Circular/36 dated 28.10.2022)

 

48

Nomination of areas at S Plot for storage of Gypsum under Section 3.3(A)(V)(i) of Chapter III of Scale of Rates.

In view of demand from trade, the nomination of ‘S’ Plot for storage of Gypsum is further extended for a period of one year till 10.11.2023 and will be reviewed thereafter.  The storage charges for Gypsum cargo will be levied as per Section 3.3(A)(V)(i) of SOR and for the period as provided in above-said circular No.TM/D/4-3/97 dated 07.03.2022.

(Circular No. TM/D/4-3/40  dated 10.11.2022). 

 

49

Revised System Procedure (SP) for New/ Renewal of Registration for issuance of Dock Entry Permits (DEPs)- 2022.

In order to process simplification of procedure, documents required, time of processing application file for new/renewal of registration at Permit Section, revised SP for new/renewal of registration of Dock Entry Permits (DEPs)- 2022 is formulated vide No.TM/P/19-15/39 dated 10.11.2022.

(Circular No. TM/P/19-15/39 dated 10.11.2022).

 

50

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the transportation of CR/HR Coils in Mumbai Port Authority Premises.

In order to avoid untoward incidents in Docks, Standard Operating Procedure for transportation of CR/HR Coils in Mumbai Port Authority premises has been adopted as a safety measure.

(Circular No. TM/S/1/41 dated  18.11.2022).

 

51

Pre-Shipment facilities for storage of Export Cargo

On demand from Trade, the facility of 21 free days is extended for a period of one ear from 12.11.2022 to 11.11.2023 for pre-shipment storage for export consignment of Iron and Steel only at locations mentioned in the Circular No.TM/A/15-22/44 dated 14.12.2022.

(Circular No.TM/A/15-22/44 dated 14.12.2022).                                                                                     

                     

52

Concessions for Export of all agricultural products like Sugar, Rice, Soyabean Meal, Wheat, Maize etc.

In order to encourage export of more agri-products, the facilities have been revamped and slab-wise rebate in stevedoring charges for the exporters for exporting sugar, rice, wheat, maize, soyabean meal etc. during the period 01.01.2023 to 31.12.2023 is applicable as mentioned in the Circular No.TM/A/15-22/45 dated 23.12.2022.

(Circular No. No.TM/A/15-22/45 dated 23.12.2022.)

 

53 Pre-Shipment facilities for storage of Export Cargo

On demand from Trade, the facility of 21 free days for pre-shipment of storage of export consignment of Iron and Steel at Shed Nos. 12 ID and 20 ID is extended for a period of 03 months from 18.01.2023 vide Circular No.TM/A/15-22/46 dated 13.01.2023.


(Circular No .TM/A/15-22/46 dated 13.01.2023).

 

54 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Cancellation of Gate Pass and issuance of New Gate Pass for delivery of cargo

As a measure of ease of doing business, it has been decided to discontinue the requirement of permission from Officer of Mumbai Port Authority (MbPA). Custom House Brokers (CHBs) / Importers can approach concerned Shed Superintendent / Asstt. Shed Superintendent with application and obtain new Gate Pass for delivery of cargo by following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) farmed for the purpose.


(Circular No. TM/ID/Gate Pass/2040 of 2022-23 dated 20.01.2023)