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CSMS #12-000534
  Title: Vessel Diversions at the Port of LA/Long Beach
  Date: 12/5/2012 9:32:14 AM
  To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, Ocean Manifest
CBP is aware the the strike has been resolved. The following information should be used as 
guidance if necessary. 

Vessel Diverted to Foreign Port and Discharged:  When a vessel does not arrive in Long Beach and diverts to a foreign port of entry to discharge freight, all bills of lading and entries filed against those bills need to be deleted.  New entries will be filed at the appropriate port of entry for merchandise entering the U.S.  A new prior notice will be transmitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for shipments requiring prior notice. The Trade can submit a deletion list to the Long Beach Trade Interface Unit (TIU) and does not need to provide any additional documentation.  Entries should be removed from the statement.

Vessels Diverted to Foreign Port Not Discharged:  When the vessel is diverted to a foreign port of entry but not discharged, no change is needed to the bill of lading or entries.  The arrival date for the vessel will reflect the date the ship returns to Long Beach to be offloaded.