The CMA CGM Group has deployed very strict policies concerning compliance with national and international regulations. In cooperation with the relevant authorities, we make every efforts to ensure compliance with these regulations. Internal procedures are put in place and are strictly followed throughout our network.
An outline of CMA CGM Group’s internal procedures and some key measures concerning security and customs are presented here below:
|Procedures related to international economic sanctions|
Further to the implementation of international economic sanctions against certain countries, CMA CGM set up internal procedures to ensure the strict respect of these sanctions.This section outlines the Group’s procedures governing the transportation of goods involving Syria.
Further information on other countries subject to restrictions will be available soon.
Regulations and procedures for shipments to and from Syria:
CMA CGM makes every effort to ensure that no party to the contract of carriage appears on any list of people or entities who are banned, such as the lists published by the United Nations, the European Union or the United States. Likewise, we strive to ensure that the Group does not transport any good prohibited by the United Nations, European Union and the United States.
This section outlines the various customs regulations which govern imports to ensure security.
American Customs – Security declaration "10+2"
The security declaration, commonly referred to as the “10+2” rule is a United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulation which requires importers and shipping operators to provide additional data on how the goods are transported. The regulation has been in force since 26 January 2010 for all goods transiting or being offloaded on US soil.
European Customs – ICS, European Procedure 1875/2006 – Entry Summary Declaration
Since 1st January 2011, it has been obligatory for EUROPE to know at least 24 hours before merchandise is loaded, anywhere in the world, the nature of goods destined for countries in the EU. An entry summary declaration must be submitted through approved electronic means.