E.C.T.N. for LIBYA


Implement of the ECTN in Libya.

By signing the contract with the Minister of Finance and the director of Customs of the State of Libya assigned the issuance and management of the ECTN for Libya to the FOREMOST LINE HK LTD.

For all shipments to and from Libya (transit cargo included), the shipper or his forwarder are required to issue an ECTN in the port of loading and submit it to FOREMOST for validation.

Each Bill of Lading must be covered by at least one ECTN and its unique number needs to be inserted in the Bill of Lading and Cargo Manifest under penalty of fines for the shipping line.

The ECTN must be issued and validated at the loading port and are elemental for the import custom clearance upon arrival.

Cargoes not covered by a valid ECTN will not be cleared through the local Customs until presentation of the final ECTN and appropriate fines will be charged.

This new regulation takes effect as from October 1st 2015 (date of Bill of Lading).

Agents are requested to register at the FOREMOST website www.ectn.hk or to use their existing username and password for their FOREMOST log into start issuing ECTN’s for Libya.

For any further information, kindly check www.ectn.hk or contact FOREMOST LINE HK LTD. at info@ectn.hk .


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