Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System, Inc. (NACCS Center) and Sankyu Inc.(Tokyo, Japan) concluded service provider(SP) agreement regarding Advance Filing Rules(AFR) on 2nd April 2013.
Sankyu will start the system service to report electronically through NACCS to Japan Customs on AFR for reporting obligation companies(Vessel Carrier and NVOCC).
In cooperation with Japan Customs and NACCS Center, Sankyu Group will develop this new service and further enhance the level of compliance and security and contribute to the development of international trade of Japan.
Details, such as service contents and contract procedure, are due to be announced separately.
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*Advance Filing Rules
The Advance Filing Rules require a vessel operator or a NVOCC to electronically submit to Japan Customs information on maritime container cargoes to be loaded on a vessel intended to entry into a port in Japan,in principle no later than 24 hours before departure of the vessel from a port of loading. The Rules will be implemented in March 2014.
Link for further information
Advance Filing Rules（Nippon Automated Cargo And Port Consolidated System(NACCS Center)）
Implementation of the Advance Filing Rules on Maritime Container Cargo Information（Japan Customs）