About Gabon BIETC(BIC)
According to the Gabon Port Authority Act, the Customs and Excise Department of Gabon has started to implement the ECTN project to further strengthen and improve the efficiency of the transport of goods and to reduce the penalties caused by overdue customs clearance.
BORDEREAU D’IDENTIFICATION ELECTRONIQUE DE TRACABILITE DES CARGAISONS, French referred to as BIETC while Chinese commonly known as electronic cargo tracking note.
Decree of the Act, all shipments to Guinea-Bissau must apply for the BIETC in advance. Otherwise, it will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Gabon, then customs clearance could not be done successfully on the destination port. In addition, applications for goods arriving at the port of destination will result in high fines.
How to use Gabon BIETC(BIC)
The original Gabon BIETC certificate (in PDF format) will be sent to the applicant. Then the electrical version will be forwarded to the consignee and the shipping company at the port of destination for customs clearance.
Gabon BIETC processing procedures
1.Providing the application form，Bill of lading ，Commercial invoice，Export customs documents and Freight Invoice .
2.After receipt of the above application documents, the official payment notice will be issued. The BIETC number will be issued once we receive the bank slip and confirm the payment.
3.After receiving the BIETC number, the applicant can provide this number to the shipping company to issue the original bill of lading.
4.Providing the original bill of lading ， stamped commercial invoice and stamped Freight Invoice.
5.After the certificate is submitted for approval, we will send the electronic version of the certificate to the applicant. The applicant can print out the certificate and send it to the customer or mail it to the customer for customs clearance.
Required original scan documents for final validation
1) Original Bill of Lading
2) Commercial invoice stamped
3) Freight Invoice stamped
Need to handle the port of the Gabon BIETC (BIC)
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Port the English name: PORT GENTIL/POINT GENTIL
The port code: GAPOG
Latitude and longitude: 0 ° 43 ‘0 “S, 8 ° 58′ 0″ E
Time: – 1 p.m.
Anchorage: in BANK buoy
11 berths draft:
Chart no. : 3447
Port type of Seaport
Port size: Medium
The modest teal. Gabon port.Medial to the Atlantic lopez Angle.Water load density of 1025.Tidal range of 0.3 meters.Prevailing southwest.Without a pilot.Communications through Libreville radio station.
No holidays, working hours: 7:00-17:00, can work overtime.
Port facilities include: fuel, boats, medical, fresh water supplies, supplies, no repair, dry dock, traction, repatriation and drainage facilities.Port anchorage depth of 12.8 meters to 14.6 meters, many ships can anchor, loading and unloading homework all by barge.Berth is only for barge is along the coast.There are 3500 square meters of warehouse.Port lopez Angle as a natural barrier, but the depth of the water is limited, for the transfer port.The main output oil, timber.Is also a fishing port.Have a space station.Along the GuoWei river navigable all year to orchid Barrett, the period of navigation to lars figure。