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

ISEPC Cir No 90/CustomWaiver of demurrage/2020-21                                                                                               27th April, 2020

 

To,

All Members of the Council;

 

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

 

Dear Member,

The Council would like to inform you that 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) were 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.

With best regards,

Sanjeev Kr Sharma

Sr Director – ISEPC

New Delhi, India

Mobile #: +9899573797

Email Id: isepcho@gmail.com