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The new law on freight multimodal

Goods transport international multimodal inspection exemption of customs fact, except for some cases if suspicious signs of drug trafficking, weapons and other prohibited goods.

Exemption from customs inspection of actual goods with multimodal transportation International is one of the important contents of the Decree on multimodal transport newly issued government.

Decree 87/2009/ND-CP on multimodal transport newly issued government replace Decree 125/2003/ND-CP on multimodal transportation International will officially take effect from the 15/12/2009. “Multimodal Transport” is the carriage of goods by at least two different modes of transport on the basis of a contract of multi-modal transport.

According to the new decree, the government unified state management of multi-modal transport.

The granting of business licenses for multi-modal transportation International (valid for 5 years from date of grant) under the authority of the Minister of Transport. Within 10 working days from the date of receipt of a valid application, the Ministry of Transportation licensing business. According to Decree 125/2003/ND-CP of the old, the granting of licenses in some cases under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the deadline is 60 days license. The organization has been granted business licenses for multi-modal transport is still valid according to Decree 125/2003/ND-CP to do the procedures for applying for a license after the expiry of the license.

According to the new decree, enterprises, cooperatives Vietnam, foreign invested enterprises in Vietnam only transport business international multimodal have certificates of business registration, including posting Contracting business lines multimodal transport international minimum assets equivalent to SDR 80.000 guarantee or equivalent, have professional liability insurance for multi-modal transportation or have equivalent guarantees and licenses transportation business international multimodal.

National business is a member of the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Multimodal Transport or national enterprises have signed treaties with Vietnam on multimodal transport business only this type of transport once licensed or registered business multimodal transport international competent bodies of that country and has professional liability insurance multimodal transport or equivalent guarantee, with license multimodal transportation international Vietnam.

The new decree also provided for the business case of multimodal transport is not liable for damages resulting from loss, damage or late delivery if proven reasons of force majeure, or due to the difference Plate of the consignor, consignee, strikes, blocked use a part of the …

Dealers multimodal transport is only responsible under any circumstances for any loss or damage to the goods up to a maximum equivalent to SDR 666.67 per unit, or 2.00 SDR per kg weight including packing of goods, whichever is the higher.

“Multimodal Transport” is the carriage of goods by at least two different modes of transport on the basis of a contract of multi-modal transport.

“Multimodal Transport International” is the multi-modal transportation business from where the multimodal transport of goods in Vietnam to a location designated goods delivery in other countries and vice versa.”

ONEX Logistics team.