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PTM 140 - Customs Inspection and Fraud Detection

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PTM 140 29 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 140 24 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 140 18 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 140 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 140 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Custom Clearance is the act of passing goods through customs so that they can enter or leave the country. It could be a nightmare for people waiting for the shipment to arrive, as the process might be lengthy and complicated. However, it is still possible to reduce the time of inspection, while still not being able to notice fraud that could be involved in this whole process. This course discuss all what participants need to know to make this process as speedy as possible, and make everyone happy. 

Course Objectives

  • Discussing technical information on customs valuation
  • Discussing what customs clearance work involves
  • Learning ways to improve fraud detection techniques at frontier borders
  • Exploring ways for making detecting unusual transactions easier
  • Learning how to use the correct HS code

Who Should Attend?

  • Seafarers / Naval Architects
  • Harbor masters / State Employee in Transportation and Shipping Fields
  • Shipping Sector Administrators and Personnel
  • Transportation Administrators and Personnel
  • Transportation and Shipping Sector Representatives (Government, Businesses, NGOs)
  • Transportation and Shipping Sector Investors

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • What is customs clearance?
  • Customs and border protection
  • Common import exams
  • Authorized titles
  • Centralized examination station

Day 2

  • Non-intrusive inspection technology (NII)
  • The inspection process 
  • Baggage inspection
  • Cargo inspection 
  • Informal entry 

Day 3

  • Export inspection 
  • Boarding vessels or aircraft 
  • Merchandise examining 
  • Control after the release of goods

Day 4

  • Fighting customs fraud
  • Scoping the challenge
  • Existing fraud detection systems
  • Semi-supervised methods
  • Unsupervised methods
  • Data mining to detect fraud behavior
  • Human-aided attribute value detection

Day 5

  • Harmonized commodity description and coding systems (HS)
  • What is the harmonized system (HS)?
  • How is the HS code used?
  • Challenges in classification for companies
  • HS multi-purposes tool
  • Harmonized system amendments