About Guinea ECTN
According to the Guinea Port Authority Act, the Customs and Excise Department of Guinea 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.
ELECTRONIC CARGO TRACKING NOTE, English referred to as ECTN.
According to Guinea CTN project notice, all shipments to Guinea must apply for the ECTN in advance. Otherwise, it will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Guinea, 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 Guinea ECTN
The original Guinea ECTN 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.
Guinea ECTN processing procedures
1.Providing the application form，Bill of lading ，Commercial invoice and Export customs document.
2.After receipt of the above application documents, the official payment notice will be issued. The CTN number will be issued once we receive the bank slip and confirm the payment.
3.After receiving the CTN 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 export customs document.
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 at the destination.
Required original scan documents for final validation
1) Original Bill of Lading
2) Commercial invoice stamped
3) Export customs document
Need to handle the port of the Guinea ECTN
Conakry in Guinea (full name: the Republic of Guinea THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA) on the southwest coast of TOMBO (TOMBO) island, the brink of the Atlantic east, is Guinea’s largest seaport, bauxite export port is West Africa is one of the largest seaports. Was founded in 1985, across the island and Kaluom Peninsula, is Guinea’s capital and the country’s political, economic and cultural center.Show more
Guinea’s aluminum reserves of 18 billion tons, the grade of 50% to 60%, annual output of 12 million tons, ranking first in Africa, the world’s second. The port is the main transport hub, a sea dike and the railway bridge and the mainland phase. One of the main railway lines connects KANKAN and FRIA to the north. The railway connects with the main cities of the country and reaches neighboring countries like Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. Major industries are oil refining, vehicle repair, textiles, canned fruit, meat processing, oil extraction and cigarettes. The port is about 15km away from the international airport, with regular flights to the rest of the world.
The port is a tropical rain forest climate, prevailing in January the north wind, July for the south wind. The annual average temperature is 34 ℃, the maximum temperature is 18 ℃. The annual average rainfall of about 3000mm, 5 ~ November for the rainy season. There are nine main berths in the harbor area with a coastline of 1904m and a maximum water depth of 11m. There are various crane, forklift, conveyor, floating crane, tugboat and ro-ro facilities, etc.
The maximum hoisting capacity of the truck crane is 50 tons, the floating crane is 60 tons and the power of the tug is 1400KW. Diameter of 250mm of the pipeline, up to 1610m. Port area of 59,000 square meters warehouse, shed area of 25,000 square meters. Loading and unloading efficiency: 1000 tons of ore per hour. The annual cargo handling capacity of about 800 million tons. In addition to bauxite exports of major commodities, there are iron ore and bananas, etc., imports of oil, machinery, rice and daily necessities. Arrangements can be made on holidays if necessary, but must be negotiated with the workers.
West African Guinea Atlantic ore export port. Maximum draft of 13 meters. The load density of water is from 1013 to 1028. Tidal range of 3.5 meters. Prevailing westerly and southerly. Forced pilotage The ship shall wait at 10 ° 26’N and 10 ° 28’N, 14’44 W and 14’46 W for the pilot vessel. Contact the pilot vessel with radio VHF channels 16 and 12, and contact the port authorities via Show more
Port services include: ship repair, dinghy, medical, traction, fresh water supply, no fuel, dry dock, fodder, repatriation and sewerage facilities. Inland waterway 120 meters wide, the waterway depth of 8.25 meters to 8.5 meters, the waterway depth of 9 meters to 12 meters. U-turn, waiting for the water depth of 7.75 meters. The maximum length of the incoming ship is 225 meters. Pier front water depth of 13.5 meters.
Port of VICTORIA, GN Code GNVIC.