Frequently Asked Questions

Kumport Terminal Management is a bounded zone. Our code for Interim Storage Area Customs Depot, which is called Kumport Terminal Yard is G0058.

The storeroom comprises the waiting period of a load at the harbor zone during import (weather by land route or by sea route) beginning from the discharge day until the day it exits from the harbor zone. The waiting period accrued by calculating this period from the discharge day and the exit day included, is the result occurred by multiplying this period by the daily import storeroom figure of the harbor import tariff. The storeroom of export comprises the waiting period from the day when the container enters filled up to the harbor until the day when it will be loaded to the ship or when it will exit back again by land road. The calculated export storeroom is the export storeroom calculation of the waiting period beginning from the day when the container entered the harbor until the day when it is being loaded to the ship or the day when it exits by land road included, multiplied by the export storeroom fee.

Beside the containers discharge / loading operations from the ships, the handling operations of the bulk load and ordinary cargo and block marble and the like discharge operations are being made by ro-ro ships on our inner coasting trade piers.

Container Examination and Sampling Service;

It is checking of the goods within the container by opening it by the customs house to adjust whether they conform to the written declarations of the liable person.

Complete Adjusting Service of a Container;

The operation of discharging the goods from the container by the customs house to adjust weather the goods conform to the declaration or reloading them back to the container following the counting of the goods.

Inner Filling Operation of a Container;

The operation of filling the container and stacking pallets, parcels and the like type of vessels neatly and in a planned way into the container in accordance with the demand and the declaration of the customer, following the customs house transactions at cfs area.

Inner Discharge Operation of a Container;

The operation of discharging and loading of the vehicle the goods in the container by workers or by using a forklift under customer or his representative surveillance (customs brokers), following the customs house and harbor procedures.

Container Weighing Service;

The operation of conveying the container from the stacking by harbor’s vehicles in front of the storeroom in accordance with the forwarder’s demand with regard to partial containers.

Transferring Service Container Warehouse;

Based on the demand for containers forwar partial container stack in front of the port warehouse by means of the transfer service.

Filled up container handling can be made until 45 tons. We have got equipments which are capable of handling 8 tons during empty container operations. Having got cranes of 104 tons capacity in ship discharge and loading operations, it is possible to handle until 90/95 tons by these cranes as well in case of loads coming in blocks. We have got forklifts capable of handling 16 tons with regard to heavy tonnage loads during the inner filling and inner discharge operations at the harbor’s cfs areas.

For complete discharge of the container into our storehouse the following procedures must be completed: - A letter written on a letterhead paper addressed to Kumport Harbor Management specifying the reason of discharge, - The photocopy of the front and back page of the Bill of Lading (2 photocopies) - The photocopy of the Power of Attorney (2 photocopies) - Minutes of opening the container - 1000 TL deposit fee is being deposited with the storehouse service. - Letter of Undertaking will be filled in (The form is available at our storehouse service).

In the phase of demanding the relevant service, the first stage is to have the customs inspection officer seal the opening closing minutes. After having entered the information into the system at our Accruals Service, then an appointment turn must be taken from the harbor customers services department . As soon as the mentioned turn is being given, a job order is being given for the container during the graveyard shift and their conveyance to the areas is being secured. The appointment days are being determined in accordance with the occupation intensity of the harbor and the area capacity.

The procedures to be done for the clearance procedures of the relevant goods when the personal effects arrive from abroad to the harbor in the name of the person:

At the first stage the owner of the goods must submit a petition addressed to the Ambarli Custom House Administration, where the list of the goods to be imported is being written. Having the record and remittance procedures be done at the Customs House Administration with regard to this petition, what comes next is to have his declaration be registered with the Customs House. Then he has to present the relevant declaration to the Customs inspection officer. Thus if the inspection officer finds it necessary, he makes the actual control of the personal effects which are in the container or taken into the storeroom and then closes the declaration. For the exit of the goods, a gate permit should be taken from the Storehouse customs officer and having presented it to the harbor operation officer to subtract it, the vehicle is being taken inside after its registered plate is being recorded at the harbor’s gate entrance. If the related goods are at the storehouse, the vehicle is being taken to the cfs area of the storehouse. If the goods are within the container, the inner discharge is being made and then the goods are loaded on the vehicle. As soon as the covering record are being made, the exit of the goods from the gate is being realized by showing the gate permit. The documents to be prepared at and be presented to the customs house for the exit of the personal effects: Documents which are to be prepared at the customs house; Petition, List of goods Declaration Documents required by the Customs House: Transportation Certificate, Entry – Exit list, Passport (original) Certificate of Residence Copy of Incidents Public Registration If married, the passport of the spouse (original)