Notice is hereby given, as from June 1st 2016, the Antigua and Barbuda Customs and Excise Division (ABCED) will be implementing a partial pilot of the Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) World’s Manifest Module, the following selected shippers will participate in this pilot. This pilot testing of the new system is expected to be of one month duration.

1. Tropical Shipping
2. Consolidated Maritime Services

Based on the results of the partial manifest pilot, it is planned to implement Manifest Module for all users with effect from July 1st 2016, followed by full Implementation of the Declaration (SAD) Module from August 3rd 2016.

Necessary training to effect partial live implementation of the Manifest Module for all Carriers, Carrier Agents and Shippers has already taken place.