IATA Resolution 651 – CSD / E-CSD – UPDATE…
8 February 2016
The GFG’s airfreight expert, Marina Marzani, informed the GFG and its members of the latest update to her original full notice, visible below. The latest update, relayed from Air Logistics Italy’s newsletter, stated that CSD was now mandatory in the USA.
Having shared the update with the GFG members to ensure they had the very latest regulations status, a new discussion was prompted – to CSD or not to CDS? There seems to be confusion over whether it is now mandatory or not, with even airlines offering differing information. No doubt, once settled, this will benefit our colleagues and friends in the industry. What’s your view?
How the discussion started…
Marina relayed the following notice from “Air Logistics Italy Newsletter”:
|160202 New Consignment Security Declaration for shipments bound for the United States – SAS Cargo
As The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a directive which requires a security declaration for all shipments bound for the United States.
Effective immediately, agents are required to either attach a statement to the MAWB (Consignment Security Declaration) or alternatively to enter the wording either in the Handling Information field or the Nature & Quantity of Goods field on the MAWB.
The statement on the MAWB being:
“Name of Entity” has reviewed all available documentation and has determined that none of the cargo being offered in this consignment or consolidation has originated in, transferred from, or transited through any point in Egypt, Somalia, Syria or Yemen”
This statement can appear on a separate document (CSD) or may be included in any other paper or electronic document associated with the consignment or consolidation,
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|Just to add some extra discussion, one GFG member shared the latest Lufthansa notice, adding…
“We have just received the attached communication from Lufthansa stating this declaration is now no longer required ?
Even more confusion!”
New security declaration for USA since January, 29th 2016
|Dear Mr. Webb,
Last week we informed you of the changes to the TSA regulations effective 29th of January 2016.
These changes applies to all shipments going to and via the USA which will require an additional manual security declaration which confirms that the shipments have at no point originated from, transited through or transferred from Egypt, Syria, Somalia or Yemen.
We at Lufthansa Cargo have been working extremely hard in establishing a solution to satisfy these regulations which would have the minimum effect on you. As such we have developed a process which allows your freight to be accepted and transported to the usual Lufthansa Cargo standards. The compliance with the new TSA regulatory requirements will be assured by us Lufthansa Cargo via an automatic document check, therefore no extra declaration will no longer be required from you. This document check is based upon the data you already provide us with. Therefore it is of the utmost importance that the consignment data you provide is accurate and complete in order that a seamless transportation of your freight is guaranteed.
We are pleased to have simplified the transportation of your US bound shipments with this solution. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact your local Lufthansa Cargo customer service office.
Chief of Security & Environmental Management
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CSD notices have certainly opened active discussion amongst the GFG members.
The overall advice?
If in doubt, check with the airline you intend to use and the regulations in the countries concerned!
What is your experience of these latest rulings?
Can we find / share an concise, verified guide which covers all?
The IATA website offers a range of Fact Sheets here: http://www.iata.org/pressroom/facts_figures/fact_sheets/pages/index.aspx
TIACA Friday Flyer UPDATE – TIACA have obviously realised there is some confusion and offered the following advisory:
9 February 2016 – very latest update…
Marina has shared the TSA directive:
GFG Group Administrator
(not an air freight expert!)
22 January 2016
The GFG shares its expertise…
The GFG’s Italian airfreight member, Esse Emm Srl, provides an update on recent requirements, courtesy of their Vice President, Marina Marzani. Marina attended the recent IATA meetign and shares her knowledge:
Good day everyone and happy new year to you all
Maybe you remember that our President,Mr Ilan Fidler,informed that I accepted to cooperate with the GFG as far as the airfreight rules and regulations are concerned and this is my first update regarding a very important matter.
As some of you probably know,I’m in a working Group of IATA both in Italy and Switzerland and in charge to follow the security and safety so I’m always updated about what’s going on.
The IATA resolution 651,effective Jan 1st,2016, put in place a new security declaration (CSD or E-CSD for those who are familiar with E freight)
The aim to have one only form to declare that our shipments are secured,is to speed up the security process at origin,transit and destination points
If everybody will be able to read a declaration in the same format,time will be saved for sure and consequentely money will be saved too
You will find here enclosed the CSD form with the instructions to fill it and some important information regarding the e csd also.
For EEC country only: the CSD cannot be mandatory at the moment since we have in place the EEUU regulation nr 185 which can’t be substituted by a RESO IATA but IATA and ICAO (and also the Association of the Freight Forwarders) suggest to start to use it as well.
For Switzerland only: your Civil Aviation Authorization still requires that security is made and mentioned on each single hawb
If some of you would like to have the RESO 651 in full,please let me know and I’ll send it to you.
I remain at your full disposal for any further information you should require
Esse Emme s.r.l.
Via traversi, 1 20068 – Peschiera Borromeo (Mi)
Tel: +39 02 55 37 941
Fax: +39 02 55 30 51 05
Marina’s main role is Vice President at the GFG’s Italian airfreight member company, Esse Emme Srl.
She is also an expert in the shipment of live animals, a member of IPATA, and offers her expertise to the GFG Live group.
You can appreciate Marina’s air freight expertise by reading other articles featuring her and Esse Emme here:
Esse Emme at World Dog Show – www.globalfreightnet.org/news/general-news/272-esse-emme-is-live-at-world-dog-show
Marina’s Airfreight Accolade – www.globalfreightnet.org/news/general-news/216-esse-emme-s-marina-marzani-awarded-airfreight-accolade
Esse Emme’s Live Animal Shipment – www.globalfreightnet.org/news/general-news/214-esse-emme-ships-shogun-to-new-life
Marina heads GFG Live group – First Lady of Air Cargo – www.aircargonews.com/AirCargoWomen/AirCargoWomen6.html
Networking effectively and sharing information and advice are just some of the GFG’s strengths. The camaraderie and trust between its members cannot be matched by the larger networks where you don’t ever really get to know each other. Sharing news updates is only one example of the readiness to share information, news, updates, expertise and experience – not to mention business!
The GFG is always seeking new members – but only in the areas where we don’t yet have a member. We offer exclusivity, so you can rest assured that we only choose the right company to represent the GFG in their location.
(Do you want to be part of the great network that inspires unity and friendship in business? Join us, find out about membership opportunities here)
Article by: R Marchant, GFG Group Administrator, 22 January 2016