Date: 13th June 2019
Dear Valued Customers,
Subject: Tanzania Import Shipping Document Regulation – Effective 3rd July 2019
With reference to the circular of TASAC (Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation), it is mandated that the Corporation to exclusively carry out documentation in relation to shipping agency by receiving from the liner principal import and export cargo documents and transmitting such documents to a shipping agent to which representation of a principal has been delegated. Below please find the highlight for your effective reference and compliance.
Coverage: ALL Import shipments discharged in Tanzania (Local, In Transit and TBL)
Effective date: 3 rd July 2019
Import Documents to TASAC by Liners: at least 4 days prior to arrival of a ship
Shipping Instruction Cut Off: per POL indication or at least before vessel sailing at POL
HS code 8 digits: Mandatory on Manifest and OBL
Timely, Accurate and Complete Shipping Instruction: Mandatory for Manifest
Any late submission and discrepancies: leading to customs penalty and clearance delay
B/L Amendment: subject to customs penalty and amendment process at POD
We appreciate your full focus and cooperation for our necessary process complying destination customs regulations. Please feel free to contact our local agencies for any further assistance and booking or visit our website www.emiratesline.com for detailed schedule and cargo tracking. We are looking forward to your kind understanding and continuous partnership with us.
Customer Service Management
Emirates Shipping Line