Effective Date for Seafood Import Monitoring Program

According to CSMS 18-000124, published today, all filings covered by the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) must comply with electronic filing requirements in order for an entry to receive a "may proceed" by April 7, 2018.

Effective April 7, filings for products flagged for National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) SIM (NM8) data, with no SIMP data, that are incomplete, or that contain erroneous SIM PGA data, must be corrected before they will be accepted.

Please contact Vandegrift with any questions regarding SIMP compliance.