According to the shipping agreement on both sides of the strait "and relevant laws, administrative regulations, rules and regulations, now the implementation of the passenger and cargo across the Taiwan strait sea directly transport issues announcement is as follows:
First, management mode
Shipping business between two sides carry out special control, the ministry of transport of cross-strait shipping business, shipping companies and the operation of the ship to implement administrative licensing.
Second, the shipping company
Cross-strait capital registered in Taiwan and has the qualifications of enterprise legal person is the shipping company, after approval, shall not engage in direct cross-strait sea transport business.
Third, the operation of the ship
In direct cross-strait sea freight business, you must use on both sides of the capital and in the register of shipping across the straits. Direct ship during direct flights in and out of port, shall comply with the cross-strait shipping agreement on the terms of the identification of the ship.
Fourth, direct port
Direct flights across the Taiwan straits port list see attachment, will in future according to the actual needs, timely increase direct port.
Five, the application process
In mainland China registered shipping companies to apply for a business shipping business between two sides, submits application documents shall be submitted to the ministry of transport, and file the application will be reported to the company location of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central government department in charge of transportation.
Other shipping company shall entrust the shipping agent in the mainland of China, submits application documents to the ministry of transport.
Six, the application documents
Apply for cross-strait shipping business, shipping company, it shall submit the following documents:
(a) application form (must be signed by the company's legal representative);
(2) copy of the business license and company flag logo color design;
(3) the company safety management in line with the certificate (the copy of DOC certificate);
(4) shipping information (include: ship registration certificate, photocopy of inspection certificate, certificate of safety management; rent or the light of the ship and copies shall be submitted to the ship leasing contract; when necessary, on both sides of the capital is required to provide proof);
(5) the bill of lading samples; Engaged in container liner transportation, shall be submitted to route port, schedule and freight tariff; Engaged in passenger transportation (including cruise transportation), the sample should also submit a ticket.
Seven, audit time limit
Ministry of transport after receiving the complete, effective within 20 days from the date of application documents, decide to license or permit, and notify the applicant in writing.
Provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the departments of transportation shall be proposed within 10 days after received a copy of the application documents submitted to the ministry of transport.
Eight, licensing certificate
Allowed to permit the shipping companies and their ships, issued separately by the ministry of transport of new water transportation between Taiwan strait license and the vessel operation certificate between across the Taiwan strait, and use the "special seal for water transportation approval between across the Taiwan strait".
Liner service port, the operation of the vessel is changed, the shipping company should be 10 days in advance to apply for renewal "between Taiwan strait shipping operation certificate".
The original water transportation between Taiwan strait license and the vessel operation certificate between across the Taiwan strait since January 1, 2009.
Allowed to license the shipping company and shipping list will be announced in the transport ministry website.
Nine, special matters
(a) capacity delivery according to the equal participation and orderly competition, two-way direct flights, the principle of reciprocity and mutual benefit, and satisfy the demand of the cross-strait trade and personnel exchanges shipping market conditions, reasonable arrangement of capacity.
(2) on both sides of the capital and the registration in the Hong Kong special administrative region of the ship, with permission, to participate in the direct cross-strait sea transport, during the period of in and out of the cross-strait direct flights to port, the ship identification methods should be consistent with the cross-strait shipping agreement attachment first.
(3) the announcement before the pilot has been engaged in cross-strait direct flights transportation permit, on both sides of the container liner shipping, produced in the sand transport capital ship flag of convenience, shipping companies should apply for special permission to the ministry of transport and issue between Taiwan strait water transportation license and the vessel operation certificate between across the Taiwan strait and shall not engage in direct cross-strait sea transportation.
(4), before this announcement has been permitted on both sides of the tramp shipping operation qualifications of foreign shipping companies, in conformity with the conditions of direct flights, should apply to the ministry of transport and issue between Taiwan strait water transportation license and the vessel operation certificate between across the Taiwan strait and shall not engage in direct cross-strait sea transport; Do not qualify for direct flights, specially permitted by the ministry of transport, can temporarily engaged in maritime transport between two sides, the original sailing model unchanged.
(5), without the consent of the special foreign shipping companies and foreign ships may engage in shipping business between two sides. With the permission of the case particularly, temporary business trip between cross-strait trade carriage of goods by foreign shipping companies and foreign vessels, keep the original sailing model remains the same.
(6) the coastal areas of fujian and direct flights between kinmen and matsu and penghu sea, still in accordance with the coastal areas of fujian and sea direct links between kinmen and matsu and penghu transportation management interim provisions shall apply.
(7) operating on both sides of the shipping business, shall not in any of the following actions: to provide freight service below the normal and reasonable level, impede fair competition; To give the shipper secret commissions outside accounting books, contracting of goods; With discriminatory prices or other damage to the dealing party restrictive conditions; Other damage behavior of the dealing party, or damage to the shipping market order.
Ten, regulatory measures
Maritime authorities for engaged in business of shipping business between two sides in accordance with the law regulation of the ship. To conduct operations without the permission of shipping business between two sides of the ship, the maritime administrative institution shall not go through the formalities in and out of port, for its conduct operations against illegal shipping business between two sides of the ship in accordance with the law, punishment. Transportation department for illegal engaged in cross-strait shipping business, shipping companies and their shipping agent shall be investigated according to law.
Eleven, mutually establish institutions
On both sides of the shipping company may establish an office in each other and profit-making organizations, to carry out the relevant business.
, shipping companies to apply for Taiwan in the mainland to set up business institution in accordance with the "about promoting direct flights across the Taiwan strait sea policy measures and implementation procedures of announcement of announcement no. 22, 2007, the ministry of communications) regulations.
12th, for reciprocal exemption of tax
On both sides of the shipping company to participate in cross-strait shipping shipping income in each other, each other shall be exempted from business tax and income tax.
Taiwan shipping company should be in accordance with the relevant regulations of the financial and tax departments in mainland, the mainland tax exemption formalities.
13, contact negotiations
Items need further elaboration in the cross-strait direct implementation, by shipping exchanges across the Taiwan straits association and the Taiwan strait shipping association contact negotiations, submitted to the relevant units on the.
14, the effective date
This announcement shall enter into force as of December 15, 2008.
Sea direct flights across the Taiwan strait
Mainland ports (port) list
(a total of 63)
Dandong and dalian, jinzhou, yingkou, tangshan, qinhuangdao, tianjin, huanghua, weihai, yantai, longkou, lanshan, rizhao, Qingdao, lianyungang, dafeng, Shanghai, ningbo, zhoushan, taizhou, jiaxing, wenzhou, panasonic, ningde, fuzhou, quanzhou, shaw adjacent, xiuyu, zhangzhou, xiamen, shantou, chaozhou, huizhou, shekou, yantian, chiwan, mawan, humen, guangzhou, zhuhai, maoming, zhanjiang, beihai, fangcheng, qinzhou, haikou, sanya, qinlan 48 harbour, and taicang, nantong, zhangjiagang, jiangyin, changshu, changzhou, yangzhou, taizhou, zhenjiang, nanjing, wuhan, wuhu, maanshan, jiujiang city, ling 15 river port angeles, etc.
Note: Taiwan direct port for 11, including: keelung (including anping) (Taipei), kaohsiung, taichung, Hualien, wheat Lao, bag (first mining project method), and other six port, and the golden gate, head, nanhu-wine bay, white sands, penghu magong five "mini three links" such as "port.