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Facilitating services across the seas, ensuring hassle free experiences since 1878

Part of E B Creasy & Co Plc since establishment in 1878, The Clearing Division was subsequently incorporated as a subsidiary, now known as E B Creasy Logistics Ltd (EBCL). We are presently engaged is Inward Cargo Clearance and Outward Forwarding. Inward clearance presently services internal group entities and several external clients (including personal effects clearance). The Outward Forwarding operation engages in the Door-to-Door movement of personal effects and work through global agents.

We offer the following logistics services in Sri Lanka:

Local Clearing

The services of this sector is provided by the agent/broker of clearing consignments of commercial cargo as follows.

The Imports of Commercial cargo arrive to Sri Lanka,and the respective consignee is to be paid duty according to the HS Code No, (the rates against this No. is mentioned on the HS Code book itself)

Therefore, it is necessary to prepare the cusdec declaration form which is designed by Sri Lanka Customs Dept. should be filled it and calculate the duty components which appearing on the HS Code book, based on the duty rates.

Once it is prepared, it is necessary to submit to the customs long room and process these documents, after being paid the duty amount, which is appraised and satisfied by the customs unit will have to go to SLPA , if the mode of shipment is sea. Where the customs unit will approve to take delivery after been checked further the details given on the cusdec are in tact. Once it is loaded, the examination will be carried out by the customs authority itself and released the consignment. If the goods and documents are in order, the customs House Agent, who is represent on behalf of the importer and attend all the process of Import clearance.

With regard to the import of Air Shipments, also note, the special unit in the Katunayake namely Air Cargo Village, where all air import shipments are subject to process the documents at the long room (Air Cargo Village) and finalised the paper work, subsequently duty is paid by the importer to Sri Lankan Air to take delivery subject to customs routine examination and if, the examination is completed the delivery will be given by the authority for the importer.

Origin Service

  • Pre Move survey and estimating.
  • Providing necessary packing materials and packing for full export standard.
  • Listing and numbering all packages and preparing detailed inventories.
  • Pick up of goods from residence.
  • Loading into containers, liftvans and airvans.
  • Removal of debris from residence, when resulting from packing.
  • Completion of export clearance.
  • Delivery upto exit terminal Port/Airport.

Destination Service

  • Normal Sri Lanka Port charges
  • Payment of THC, and other shipping agent charges
  • Customs examination charges at the customs Bond Warehouse or at Colombo 
    city residence.
  • Normal customs and port clearance
  • Delivery up to residence Colombo area
  • Unloading, unpacking for customs examination and complete unpacking, setting up and removal of debris.
  • VAT
  • Finalizing paper work at customs authorities.