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India 

Connecting India to the world

At MSC, we offer reliable and efficient shipping services to and from India, for a host of markets and suppliers seeking to do business in and out of one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world.

Contact our  team to request a quote, book or find out more about our local services

Cut Offs
For our sea departure and arrival Cut Off information please follow the links below: 

Sea Departure Cut-Offs

Sea Arrival Cut-Offs
Local Export & Import Requirements

All india Oncarriage Rates 22-06-2022 (1)Find local information about terminal charges, storage, demurrage and documentation services.

To make things as easy as possible, we have provided this information by port.  If you have any queries relating to this information, please contact your local agency who will be happy to help.

Export Charges:

Forbidden & Restricted Goods

The following commodities are forbidden for Import to INDIA: 

  • Animal fats, skins, bones, horns; whalebone, Edible products of animal origin, Synthetic rags, Malfunctioned Devices (MFD) - Used Electronic Equipment's, plastic scrap, solid plastic waste  , used tyres etc.
  • Import of Betel nuts is banned at all Indian ports except for New Mangalore port effective 20th Feb'07
  • IMPORT OF   used, worn, old clothing is restricted.
    (Harmonized code:  63090000). This commodity can no longer be imported for Commercial use or for resale in India. Any old / worn clothing will be accepted as RAGS only (shredded form).
  • As per Notification No. S.O.948(E) dt. 22-Mar-2017 - RAW HIDES, AND LEATHER ETC are not allowed to Custom clear at ICD Kanpur.  Importation of live-stock products are now permitted only to certain sea ports / ICD – check with MSC INDIA for acceptance.
  • USED or NEW MOTOR VEHICLES NOT ACCEPTED TO INDIAN PORTS due to higher duty and probable abandonment from merchant – check with MSC INDIA for cargo acceptance.
  • RESTRICTION ON IMPORT OF PEAS & PULSES – need to check  time to time restriction set by Govt of India and importation strictly subject to local authority approval and license hold by importer / consignee.
  • Commodity -  Calcium Carbide (UN1402) is restricted to import to Indian ports except Kolkata (INCCU), Cochin (INCOK), Tuticorin (INTUT), Chennai (INMAA), Mangalore (INNML) & Visakhapatnam (INVTZ) and Imports only allowed to licensed users from Chief Controller of Explosives, under the Calcium Carbide Rules 1987(India). Kindly check Consignee(receivers) credentials before proceeding with the HAZ booking."  It would be preferred if prior request is sent to us before acceptance of Highly Hazardous cargo.
  • All cargo fall under  HAZ CLASS 1, 6.2 & 7 prohibited for all Indian Ports.
  • PERSONL EFFECT CARGO IS RESTRICTED TO CERTAIN PORT/ICDS, PLS CHECK WITH MSC INDIA LOCAL OFFICE
  • IMPORT and or TRANSHIPMENT OF MILITARY CARGO IS STRICTLY SUBJECT PRIOR APPROVAL FROM MSC POD AGENCY

 

Imports 

  • Wild animals and parts thereof as defined in the Wild Life (Protection) Act

  • Dairy products which have not been subject to heat-treatment

  • Particular kinds of edible oils and fats

  • Animal rennet

  • Cosmetics containing hexachlorophene, lead arsenic or mercury compounds

  • Pesticides prohibited under the Insecticides Act 1968

  • Tiger cat skins

  • Worked ivory and articles made thereof

 

Exports 

  • There are no items that are outright prohibited from being exported. However, a number of goods are placed under heavy restriction

Cargo Loading
MSC's cargo handling facilities are strategically located to ensure the efficient and timely loading of goods for export and import. We also provide cargo consolidation, loading and re-loading, packing, unpacking and cross-loading services from containers to trucks.
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Last update: 2022-07-06T01:33:00