160 packs of cigarettes seized customs Magadan on the sea border

160 packs of cigarettes seized customs Magadan on the sea border

Magadan customs officers seized 160 packets (32 thousand cigarettes) that were illegally imported on the territory of Russia on a fishing boat arriving from the sea of Okhotsk expedition.

Tobacco products, the customs officers found in the wardroom of the ship arriving in the territorial waters of the Okhotsk sea. The captain of the vessel explained that cigarettes are marine supplies. However, in the submitted customs documents indicated that in addition to commercial cargo, other goods subject to mandatory Declaration, no.

In respect of the legal person (the shipowner) Magadan customs filed a case on an administrative offense under part 1 of article 16.2 of the administrative code (failure to declare). The article provides penalty imposing in the amount of from one-half to two times the value of the goods from possible confiscation. Tobacco products seized and sent for examination to establish market value.


In accordance with the law, the goods declared to the customs authority as ship supplies are imported and exported to/from the territory of the Russian Federation without payment of customs duties and taxes and applying non-tariff regulation measures. However, they are intended solely for the personal use of crew members and ensuring the normal operation of vessels during the flight.

Elena Chotowa

press Secretary of the Magadan customs

phone 8 (4132) 638 559