SUSPENSION OF MSC’S CTPAT STATUS FOLLOWING COCAINE SEIZURE IN PHILADELPHIA

On 1st July, the NCBFAA reported that following the seizure of 17.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from the MSC Gayane containership in the Port of Philadelphia., US Customs and Border Protection has suspended MSC’s CTPAT status; and MSC vessels may be subjected to additional screening which could delay the release of cargo.

http://www.ncbfaa.org/Scripts/4Disapi.dll/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=22468&Time=-336338224&SessionID=68017712h266acx3mp9t5t8j83peyd887b579s9xf5cjbbv7r8x432dyv9t662xm&MenuKey=about

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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