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CCAM Rule Update 2018

Dear valued customer

Please find attached our official notice regarding the adjustment of the CHINA CUSTOMS ADVANCE MANIFEST (CCAM) REGULATION.


With this CCAM notice we would like to draw your attention to the details of our different closings:

Adjustment To China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) Regulation

AMS/CCAM closing: Is set for POD authorities to be able to perform a risk analysis, at this stage we only need info to prepare cargo manifest (goods description / expected weight / BL parties / etc.).

  • Container does not need to be physical at the terminal. 

Container closing: This closing is for the physical availability of container at terminal , if this closing is before start of storage free time conditions it will be the trigger for calculating storage charges.

  • Storage charges :
    • Charges calculated by the Carrier for quay rent of containers after a certain free time period (=Full In Terminal/Full Out Terminal). Is calculated from the day when full container arrives at the terminal until sailing date, both days included, more detailed info on our website

VGM closing: closing for VGM weight, container does not need to be at terminal if this would be before container closing.

For CCAM closing please check

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