Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A (MSC) wishes to advise clients that Madagascar local authorities have announced to implement an Advance Cargo Declaration Scheme. With immediate effect, shippers shall obtain an Entry Summary Number (ENS) via https://acdmada.com for all export shipments to Madagascar. The ENS number must be duly mentioned on the manifest and bill of lading.
Please supply the above mentioned ENS number on the forwarding instruction. Missing this information may attract customs penalties and other associated costs which will be passed onto the shippers.
In the meanwhile, Madagascar local authorities will also apply the below charges. These charges should be paid where the freight is paid.
Advance Cargo Declaration Fee (code as Customs Duty): EUR85 per container
Handling Fee (code as Documentation Handling Fee) : EUR15 per container