About Togo ECTN
According to the Togo Port Authority Act, the Customs and Excise Department of Togo 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.
According to the law of Togo, all goods destined for Togo should apply for CTN number. Without applying for the ECTN in advance will be deemed to violate the transport regulations of Togo, 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 Togo ECTN
The original Togo ECTN certificate (in PDF format) will be sent to the applicant. The original certificate will be forwarded to the consignee and the shipping company at the port of destination for customs clearance.
Togo 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 and stamped commercial 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 at the destination. End.
Required original scan documents for final validation
1) Original Bill of Lading
2) Commercial invoice stamped
Need to handle the port of the Togo ECTN
Located on the north-west side of the Gulf of Benin on the southern coast of Togo, Togo is the phosphate exporting port of Togo. Togo is West Africa’s largest phosphate producer, reserves of 160 million tons, ranking seventh in the world, the highest taste in the world, the annual output in Africa in third place. Phosphate has a significant place in Togo’s economy, with exports of phosphate being the main source of TogoleseShow more
The port is a tropical rain forest climate, prevailing southwest wind. The annual average temperature is about 27 ℃. The annual average rainfall of about 1600mm, 3 to 6 months each year, from September to November for the rainy season. The average tidal range is about 1.8m. The main port of a jetty pier, shoreline length 180m, there is a length of about 1,000m of the long embankment connected with the shore. On the east side of the jetty there is a row of four mooring piers for berthing, the maximum draft of 11.5m, equipped with phosphate ore conveyor belt, loading and unloading efficiency: 1250 tons per hour. Another oil berth is located about 0.4 n mile east of the jetty, with a maximum draft of 8.2 m. 200 ~ 300mm with the pipeline for the use of loading and unloading. A mooring boat to assist berthing, the maximum power of 110kW. The annual export of phosphate rock is about 3 million tons. In addition to export phosphate rock, the import of oil-based.
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The main industries are textiles, ginning, oil refining, cement, cocoa processing, food, oil extraction and processing of agricultural products. The Hong Kong buildings, tree-lined, beautiful scenery, “Africa and Switzerland,” said. A number of African countries and international organizations meet here regularly. The famous “Lomé Agreement” was signed here. Port Lome airport has scheduled flights to Paris and in Central and West Africa and other countries.
The port is a tropical rain forest climate, prevailing southwest wind. The annual average temperature of about 27 degrees Celsius. The annual average rainfall of 1600mm, 3 to 6 months each year, from September to November for the rainy season. The tide rose to 1.5m. Hong Kong has two breakwater siege, the main breakwater length of 1720 meters; East breakwater length of 950 meters. Loading and unloading equipment, a variety of removable crane, heavy crane, container cranes, forklifts, unloading machines, tugs and ro-ro facilities, including lifting the maximum lifting capacity of 60 tons, towing the maximum power of 2200kW, Diameter of 150 ~ 200mm for the use of pipeline for handling. Port area has a warehouse area of about 26,000 square meters, yard area of 130,000 square meters. Loading and unloading efficiency: 1000 tons of ore per hour, 1,100 tons of crude oil per hour, kerosene 600 tons per hour, 800 tons of gasoline per hour, diesel 900 tons per hour. The terminal has a railway line for direct loading and unloading. Large ship anchorage water depth of 15 meters. The Hong Kong Free Trade Area was established in 1975 with an area of 500,000 square meters. The main export goods are phosphate, cocoa, coffee, cotton and cement. Imported goods mainly include machinery, vehicles, petroleum, cotton, foodstuff and pharmaceuticals, among which phosphate accounts for about 40% of the total export value.