The account service has given a notification to all the Customs Commissioners and Director Generals expressing that there is no compelling reason to document Bill of Coastal Goods (BCG) for beach front vessels conveying solely waterfront freight berthing at seaside or EXIM compartments at any port.

Representative Secretary (Customs), Ananth Ramakrishnan, referenced in the notification that there is no necessity of recording a Bill of beach front Goods as was explained according to para 4(a) of the CBIC Circular no. 14/2016-Cus, dated 27.04.2016 resulting to issue of CBIC Notification no. 56/2016(NT) dated 27.04.2016, if the waterfront vessels are conveying solely beach front products whether berthing at seaside billet or EXIM compartment.

The notification further expresses that in regard of beach front vessels dumping or stacking merchandise at EXIM, they should record waterfront show. The bosses of such vessels or their representatives should present (a) beach front appearance show for the products, which are dumped or intended to be conveyed forward to other objective ports; and (b) waterfront takeoff show for the merchandise stacked, remembering products for board for different objections.