Shipping lines, agents advised to ensure presence of essential staff

KARACHI: MCC Enforcement & Compliance Karachi has advised all shipping lines and their agents to ensure that their essential staff is available for routine work in order to ensure business continuity and facilitation to the trade. Shipping lines and their agents are also advised to ensure maximum utilization of information… Continue reading

SHC adjourns hearing till Feb 25 delay detention, Demurrage case

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abassi and Justice Mahmood A Khan on Thursday adjourned hearing of three petitions and two Special Custom Reference Applications (SCRAs) till Feb 25. The petitions pertains to honoring delay detention and demurrage certificates issued by the customs… Continue reading

Shipping lines seeks two week time for filing reply

KARACHI: The shipping lines sought time to file reply in a suit filed by Azeem Enterprises, importer of LED lights. Justice Junaid Ghaffar heard the counsel for plaintiff who maintained that SHC while deciding a petition ordered customs to issue delay detention certificate and waiver of demurrage. The delay was… Continue reading

SHC issue notices to major shipping lines in recovery suit

KARACHI: Justice Junaid Ghaffar of High Court of Sindh ordered issuance of notices to all major shipping lines operating in Pakistan in a suit for recovery filed by Messers Euro Tiles for Jan 14. The defendants include Chairman, FBR. APL Pakistan Pvt ltd, Cosco Shipping Lines Pakistan , Green Pakistan… Continue reading

Economy Forum criticize destruction of hazardous waste

KARACHI: Pakistan Economy Forum has invited attention of the Customs authorities towards the recent destruction of waste scrap consignments of hazardous waste polythene shopping bags imported by unscrupulous elements in violation of the Import Policy Order. “These consignments of banned waste polythene bags were rather ought to be re-exported at… Continue reading

Customs seeks shipping lines assistance to scrutinize fabric import data

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has started scrutinizing the import data of all fabric shipment to identify which of these consignments were cleared on mis-declared port of shipping. There have been 17148 consignments of fabrics in the last three years including 2532 cleared from MCC Appraisement East, 1791 from Port Qasim,… Continue reading