All CAI Members,
Customs would be implementing ICES 1.5 around 10.9.2010.
If you are also an nvocc or consol agent filing manifest or sub-manifest with customs, kindly
download the message exchange format for 1.5 from www.icegate.gov.in/ICES1.5htm .
Also customs have arranged for mock trials on the pre-production server, for which kindly approach
mr. S.k.Rehman, additional commissioner, new customs house and conduct trial runs before the
system commences. This will throw up challenges if any, and can be resolved prior to
Members are requested to take urgent note of this and be prepared as implementation of the new
customs system is expected to throw up a lot of challenges and also the experience at the other
customs stations are that major challenges are faced in the IGM and CGM filing’s.
Kindly make a note of the same.
CAI may also try to organize a training session in association with AMTOI shortly. However in the meanwhile kindly
follow with the customs and let me know incase if you need any assistance.
Consolidators Association of India (CAI)
Tel: 91 22 67549800
Fax: 91 22 67549899