4-3 Certain International Ocean Carrier-related Documents (39 CFR 320.5)

The operation of 39 U.S.C. 601(a)(1) through (6) and 39 CFR 310.2(b)(1) through (6) is suspended on all post routes for documents sent by a shipper or an ocean carrier from a foreign origin to a U.S. ocean-carrier port city destination or from a U.S. ocean-carrier port city origin to a foreign destination that is excepted under 39 CFR 310.3(a) if the documents accompanied the cargo. This suspension covers only shipments to or from ports where the cargo to which the documents relate is actually loaded on, or unloaded from, an ocean vessel. For purposes of this suspension, the terms “foreign origins” or “foreign destinations” mean origins or destinations outside the contiguous 48 states.