About Nigeria ENS
In order to simplify the customs clearance process and ensure the safety of import and export goods, the Government of the Federative Republic of Nigeria has implemented the Cargo Pre-declaration (ACD) policy, or ICTN, for the import and export goods of the country. All goods import to Nigeria ports or through the ports of Nigeria to other countries must apply for ACD and obtain the corresponding ENS (CTN) number.
Entry Summary Number, English referred to as ENS while Chinese commonly known as international cargo tracking note.
According to the regulations, if the ACD is not declared and the corresponding ENS (CTN) number is not obtained, the customs clearance could not be successfully completed at the destination port. Any application of goods arriving at the destination port will result in high fines.
How to use Nigeria ENS
The original Nigeria ENS number will be issued 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.
Nigeria ENS processing procedures
1.Providing the application form，Bill of lading ，Commercial invoice.
2.After receipt of the above application documents, the official payment notice will be issued. The ENS number will be issued once we receive the bank slip and confirm the payment.
3.After receiving the ENS number, the applicant can provide this number to the shipping company to issue the original bill of lading.
Required original scan documents for final validation
1) Original Bill of Lading
2) Commercial invoice stamped
3) Export customs document stamped
Need to handle the port of the Nigeria ENS
Apapa is an industrial area of Lagos (LAGOS). Port can berth million tons of ships, handling and transport equipment modernization, responsible for the annual import and export of Nigeria’s cargo volume of 70 to 80%.
Lagos is the largest port in Nigeria, located on the northern coast of Benin (BENIN), on the southern coast of the Ogun (OGUN) estuary in Nigeria (THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, NIGERIA REPUBLIC OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA). Founded in the early 20th century, by the six islands and a large part of the continent, and a broad elevated iron bridge connected, is a famousShow more
Hong Kong is the most important aviation center in West Africa, with 23 foreign airlines and 24 routes connecting 47 cities around the world, with more than 300 flights a week. The port and the surrounding area of the country’s largest industrial zone, the output value of about half of the country. The main industries are oil extraction, textiles, cocoa processing, automotive assembly, machinery, paper, rubber, shipbuilding, metal processing and oil refining, and has a large oil mill. There are cultural facilities such as the University of Lagos, libraries and museums, as well as important tourism and health resort in Nigeria. The port is about 14km away from the international airport.
The port is a tropical rain forest climate. The average annual maximum temperature of about 30 degrees, the lowest about 20 degrees. November each year to February foggy. The annual average rainfall of about 3000mm, 6 ~ September for the rainy season. The average tide is high, the tide is 0.94m, the small tide is 0.13m.
There are a variety of loading and unloading equipment, such as various kinds of crane, portable crane, container crane, floating crane, belt conveyor, container straddle carrier, forklift, tug and ro-ro facility, etc., and the maximum lifting capacity of container door crane is 40 tons, Type suspension of 50 tons, 250 tons of floating crane, tug of the maximum power of 1324kW. Port area has a library area of 240,000 square meters. The anchorage is 18 meters deep. In 1992 the container throughput of 147,000 TEU. The main export goods are peanut, vegetable oil, cocoa, rubber, wood, palm fruit, cottonseed, hides, zinc and scrap, etc. The main import goods are textiles, flour, machinery, cement, salt, sugar, beer, candy and food.
The island of Tinkan has now become the most modern port in Nigeria. Channel width of 200 meters, water depth of 11.5 meters. The port is designed for loading and unloading groceries, handling a total of 3 million tons of various types of goods. Berth 9 is a dedicated berth suitable for ro / ro ships. 1, 1, A, 2, 4, 4 A berth length of 180 meters, allowing the ship’s maximum draft of 10.00 meters. 3, 5, 10 berthShow more
The port is equipped with gantry cranes, mobile cranes, diesel forklifts, cargo cranes, bridge scales, tractors and other loading and unloading and transport machinery, sufficient to cope with a variety of ship operations. 5 transit warehouses, 170 meters × 40 meters, the available space is 6800 square meters, with a total area of 34,000 square meters, three general warehouse total area of 20,400 square meters. The open-air yard is 125,000 square meters. There are two freshwater wells drilled on the port, each with a depth of 250 meters and a water supply of 1000 cubic meters per day. The refueling on board is carried out by the Nigerian National Oil Company.
Port has its own power supply station, which can meet the loading and unloading of electricity equipment, there are other auxiliary equipment to meet the electricity. The diesel fuel in the power plant is stored in 3 steel tanks with a capacity of 200,000 liters. In addition, there are seven smaller power stations distributed throughout the region to ensure that all ports of the equipment that is lighting electricity. Ship repairs are carried out at the dock of Apapa, mainly repairing merchant ships, which are serviced by a legal labor organization and operated by five contractors. With the help of a water police station in Nigeria, the 24-hour safety of persons, goods and equipment in the harbor area can be ensured. Some fire faucet layout in the harbor, harbor area also has the police post office box and the customs post box.