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No. 1 of 2006 Approvals as made
This instrument approves Cargo Report (Sea).
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 19 May 2006
Registered 25 May 2006
Tabled HR 29 May 2006
Tabled Senate 13 Jun 2006
Date of repeal 01 Oct 2016
Repealed by Sunsetting

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

CEO Instrument of Approval No. 1 of 2006

Customs Act 1901

I, MICHAEL JOSEPH CARMODY, Chief Executive Officer of Customs, under section 4A and subsection 64AB(4B) of the Customs Act 1901 (the Act), approve the attached “CARGO REPORT (SEA)” as an approved statement for the purposes of communicating electronically particulars of:

a)        all goods that a cargo reporter has arranged to be carried on a ship on a voyage and that are intended to be unloaded from the ship at a port in Australia (whether the first port or any subsequent port on the same voyage), other than goods that are accompanied personal or household effects of a passenger or member of the crew or ship’s stores; and

b)        all goods that the cargo reporter has arranged to be carried on a ship and that are intended to be kept on board the ship for shipment to a place outside Australia, other than goods that are accompanied personal or household effects of a passenger or member of the crew or ship’s stores.

CEO Instrument of Approval No. 55 of 2005, dated 14 September 2005 is revoked.

This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

 

Dated:  19 May 2006

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL JOSEPH CARMODY

Chief Executive Officer of Customs


Cargo Report (sea)

 

Approved statement – Customs Act 1901 subsection 64AB(4B)

 

Item No.

Short title

Information required

1

Sender Reference

The identifier assigned by the person communicating the report to identify (and distinguish from others) the report and all subsequent amendments to the report.

2

Sender Reference Version

The numeric identifier assigned by the person communicating the report to identify the version of the report or sequence of related reports.

3

Vessel ID

The identifier of the ship which is carrying the cargo:

§         the Lloyds identification number of the ship; or

§         if the ship does not have a Lloyds identification number, the identification code allocated to the operator of the ship by Customs.

4

Voyage Number

The unique number assigned by the principal agent of the ship for the particular journey to Australia.

5

Port Code Discharge

The UNLocode, as published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE), of the place where the cargo will be unloaded from the ship.

6

Port Code Destination

The UNLocode for the place where the goods are destined.

7

First Australian Port Code

The UNLocode for the place where the first Australian port the ship is expected to arrive at is located.

8

Original Loading Port Code

The UNLocode for the place where the goods were originally loaded onto the ship that is carrying the goods to Australia.

9

Bill of Lading Origin Port Code

The UNLocode for the place where the bill of lading was first issued.

10

Ocean Bill of Lading

For goods that will be imported into Australia - the ocean bill of lading number issued by the shipping company for the carriage of the goods by the ship.

11

House Bill of Lading

If the goods are imported into Australia, the house bill of lading number issued for the goods.

This field is not required if the cargo reporter is a special reporter and the goods are low value cargo (as defined in section 63A of the Customs Act 1901).

This field is not required if the cargo reporter is a re-mail reporter and the goods are a re-mail item (as defined in section 63A of the Customs Act 1901).

12

Parent Bill of Lading

For goods that will be imported into Australia - the ‘primary bill’ (either an ocean or house) that is or will be, reported in another secondary house bill.

13

Country of Origin of Goods

The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code (as set out in ISO 3166-1:1997 Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country codes, as published by the International Organization for Standardization) (the ISO code) for the country the goods originated from.

14

Responsible Party ID

The Australian Business Number (ABN), or code allocated by Customs (the Customs Client Identifier or CCID), that identifies the cargo reporter.

15

Principal Agent ID

The ABN or CCID of the shipping company responsible for the operation of a ship for the voyage.

16

Consignee Name

The name of the person who is the ultimate recipient of the goods, whether or not the person ordered or paid for the goods.

17

Consignee Address

The address of the consignee.

18

Consignee Contact

The name of a person nominated to receive notifications, arrange payments and take delivery of the goods.

19

Consignee Contact Phone Number

The phone number of the person identified in item 18.

20

Consignor Name

If the report is required under subsection 64AB(2) - the name of the supplier of goods who is located outside Australia and initiates the sending of goods to a person in Australia or complies with a request from a person in Australia to send goods to the person.

If the report is required under subsection 64AB(2A) - the name of the supplier of goods who is located outside Australia and initiates the sending of goods to a person in a place outside Australia or complies with a request from a person in a place outside Australia to send goods to the person.

21

Consignor Address

The address of the consignor.

22

Consignor Contact

The name of the consignor or the person who may answer questions on behalf of the consignor.

23

Consignor Contact Phone Number

The phone number of a person identified in item 22.

24

Notify Party Name

If the goods are being imported into Australia - the name of the person (the notify party) who may be notified in relation to the cargo.

25

Notify Party Address

The address of the notify party.

26

Notify Party Contact

The name of a contact in the notify party.

27

Notify Party Contact Phone Number

The phone number of the person identified in item 26.

28

Freight Forwarder Indicator

If goods are being imported into Australia and are a co-load/consolidation –indicate if another cargo reporter will be providing further cargo reports.

29

Method of Payment

Method by which freight costs are paid.

30

Overseas Routing Port

If cargo is being imported into Australia - the UNLocode for each of the places outside Australia where the goods stopped on the journey.

31

Cargo Type

The code indicating the cargo type:

·          B/B (Break bulk)

  • BLK (Bulk)
  • FCL (Full container load)
  • FCX (Full container multiple house bill
  • LCL (Less than container load)

32

Container Number

If the goods are being imported in a container – the unique identifier assigned by the marine industry to the container.

33

Container Size

If the goods are being imported in a container - the international container size such as:

·          20 foot container

·          40 foot container.

34

Container Type

If the goods are being imported in a container - the type of shipping container being used to transport goods:

·          Flat Rack

·          General Purpose (Non-vented)

·          General Purpose (Vented)

·          Mafi

·          Open Top

·          Refrigerated

·          Tank

35

Number of Packages

The total number of packages in which the goods are packed.

36

Package Type

Indicate the type of packaging in which the goods are contained or wrapped, for example, drums, barrels, pallets etc.

37

Goods Description

A detailed and accurate description of the goods as shown on the bill of lading.

38

Marks and Numbers

The package marks and numbers for all packages covered by the cargo report and any other identifying marks and brands on the packages being imported.

39

Gross Weight Quantity

The gross weight of the goods including packing.

40

Gross Weight Unit

The code indicating the unit of weight used to measure the gross weight of the goods:

·         Kilograms (KG)

·         Tonnes (T)

·         Pounds (LB)

41

Net Weight Quantity

The net quantity of the goods.

42

Net Weight Unit

The unit of the net quantity of the goods:

·         Kilograms (KG)

·         Tonnes (T)

·         Pounds (LB)

43

Cargo Volume Quantity

The space required on a ship to transport the consignment.

44

Cargo Volume Unit

The unit of measure for which the cargo volume has been reported (Eg, Cubic Metres.)

45

Unique Consignment Reference Number

If the goods are being imported into Australia - the unique reference consistent with the World Customs Organisation (WCO) guidelines that identifies a consignment in commercial documents and messages.

46

Seal Number

If the goods are being imported in a container – the unique identifying number of the container seal placed on a container door at time of packing.

47

Special Reporter Number

If the goods are low value cargo of a particular kind or a re-mail item - the authorisation number allocated by Customs to the special reporter or re-mail reporter to be used when reporting abbreviated cargo reports.

48

Reportable Documents Indicator

Indicate if the goods are:

(a)    any paper or other material on which there is writing; or

(b)    any paper or other material on which there are marks, figures, symbols or perforations having a meaning for persons qualified to interpret them; or

(c)    any paper or other material on which a photographic image or other image is recorded; or

(d)    any article or material from which sounds, images or writing is capable of being produced with or without the aid of a computer or of some other device;

but not such paper, article or other material:

(e)    that comprises advertising material; or

(f)     that does not yet contain the sounds, images or writing for the carriage of which it was produced.

 

49

Shipper Owned Container Indicator

If the goods are being imported in a container – indicate whether the container is not owned or leased by a shipping company, but is owned by the importer of the cargo contained in it.

50

Fumigation Indicator

If the goods are being imported in a container – indicate whether the consignment has been fumigated prior to being imported into Australia

51

Hazardous Goods Indicator

If the goods are being imported into Australia –indicate whether the goods are defined within both Australian and International standards as being hazardous.

52

Perishable Goods Indicator

If the goods are being imported into Australia – indicate whether the goods are perishable in nature.

53

Personal Effects Indicator

If the goods are being imported into Australia – indicate whether the goods are unaccompanied personal effects.