Vessels carrying exclusively coastal import or export goods operating from berths- the person-in-charge of such vessel or his agent




Notification No. 57/2016 – Customs (N. T.)

New Delhi, the 27th April, 2016

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 98 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government hereby directs that the provisions of sections 30 and 41 of the said Act shall apply to vessels carrying exclusively coastal goods operating from berths used by vessels carrying imported goods or export goods, as the case may be and the person-in-charge of such vessel or his agent shall deliver to the proper officer, a coastal manifest, prior to the arrival of the vessel or departure as the case may be, in the Form as given below.


1. Details related to vessels/port





code of


Rotation No.Port of loadingType of vessel (whether exclusive coastal vessel/ foreign converted coastal vessel/ Indian flag foreign going vessel)Ports at which coastal cargo to be discharged

2. Details of PACKAGES (Details of goods to be given for each entry; Serial No. wise for each Vehicle / Container/ Package)

SI. NoDocument reference numberShipper with addressConsignee with addressNature   of cargoDescription of goodsInvoice No./

Challan No.

Container No./ Vehicle No.Seal No. of the containerPort of dischargeGross wt./ Net wt.remaks

Note: – In case of parcel service, the details of service provider may be furnished in both shipper and consignee column.

3. Declaration.-

(1) We declare that details mentioned above are stated to the best of our knowledge and belief and we certify that they are in accordance with the terms of contract entered into with the buyer/consignee in pursuance of which the goods are being loaded and transported.

(2) We have collected the particulars of the consignments (mentioned at SI. Nos.-____to____ above) from the respective shippers along with the declaration from them certifying their correctness.



Signature of Master of vessel

or his agent

(with name and seal)


(Zubair Riaz)

Director (Customs)

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