About Senegal ECTN
According to the Senegal Port Authority Act, the Customs and Excise Department of Senegal 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 while Chinese commonly known as electronic cargo tracking note.
Decree of the Act, all shipments to Senegal must apply for the ECTN in advance. Otherwise, it will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Senegal, 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 Senegal ECTN
The original Senegal 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.
Senegal ECTN processing procedures
1.Providing the application form，Bill of lading ，Commercial invoice and Freight invoice(If the commercial invoice does not show the freight，this document need to be provided).
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 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 Senegal ECTN
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Port near the THIES (THIES) area of about 40 million tons of aluminum phosphate, and in the northeastern coast of up to 96km of the area has a wealth of calcium phosphate ore. Major industries are large oil extraction, food, tobacco, textile, printing and dyeing, canned fish, oil refining, shipbuilding and chemical. The coastal fishery resources are abundant. Rich in tuna and sardines, the average annual catch of tuna more than 20,000 tons, so the “tuna port” of the name. The port is the cultural center of Senegal, with African studies, marine history, ethnography, art museums and archaeological museums. The international airport of the port is not only domestic, but also the aviation hub of West Africa, and with Europe, North America, South America and Africa have air links. In this case,
The port is a tropical grassland climate, the prevalence of north-northeast wind in winter, summer northwest wind. The annual average temperature of about 29 ℃. About 11 days a year on the windy day, fog about 7 days. Annual average rainfall of about 600mm, 6 ~ November for the rainy season. The average tidal range is about 1.8m.
The maximum lifting capacity of the movable crane is 100 tons, the maximum power of the tugboat is 1470kW, and the diameter of the movable trolley is 150mm. ~ 300mm pipeline for the use of loading and unloading. Loading and unloading rate: 7,000 tons of fertilizer per day, 900 tons of phosphate per hour, bulk food loaded 4,000 tons per day. The Hong Kong Free Trade Area was established in 1975 with an area of 6.5 million square meters. The annual cargo throughput of about 800 million tons. The main export goods are peanut, peanut oil, fish, phosphate, paper, cement, shoes, cloth, matches and flour. The import goods are mainly textiles, machinery, rice, coal, sugar, cotton, wood, pottery, oil and metal Products and so on. Peanut export value of the total export value of about 52%, export of peanuts, peanut oil, fish and phosphate all transported to France.