CAMEROON

As of 2010 Conseil Malien des Chargeurs/Malian Shippers Council requires that all sea cargo arriving at Mali borders require a Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) / Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaison (BSC). Some shipping lines may not load cargo without the CTN number. ALERT, . Cargo arriving without a Cargo Tracking Note may be subject of fines and delays.

Cargo Tracking Notes will not be issued at discharge port.

Procedure:

  • Submit the required documents by email or online submission.
  • You will be sent a draft and an invoice, typically within the same day.
  • Once your payment has been received and you approve the draft, validation will be sent.

Timeline:

Once we receive this information, we will issue a draft ECTN and an invoice for fees, once payment is received and draft is approved, please allow up to 48 hours for ECTN to be released by CNCC Authorities.

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2018 ANY SHIPPER FAILING TO OBTAIN THE ECTN AT LOAD PORT WILL BE PENALIZED EQUAL TO 150% OF THE ECTN VALUE.

Below are the required documents for this certificate:

– VGM (Verified Gross Mass)
– Transaction ID Number (single windows)
– Bill of Lading
– Commercial Invoice (this must reflect the incoterms)
– Freight Invoice (required if the freight amount is not specified on commercial invoice)


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      CIRCULARS

      1.3.2023 — The General Manager of the Cameroon National Shippers Council (CNSC) hereby informs shippers, ship-owners, freight forwarders and other business persons that with effect from 1st February 2023, commercial invoices submitted for the issuance of the Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) must contain the following pieces of information:

      • The name and full address of the supplier;
      • The name and full address of the recipient;
      • The invoice number;
      • The description, quantities and unit prices exclusive of taxes of all the varieties of the cargo products.

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      12.7.2023 — The General Manager of the Cameroon National Shippers’ Council (CNSC) wishes to inform shippers, ship owners, freight forwarders and other business persons that the cost for regularisation of an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) wil lbe increased to 200% of the ECTN value as from 1 February 2023.

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      10.19.22 — CNSC informs shippers, ship owners, freight forwarders and other business persons that many companies are claiming that they are empowered to act on behalf of the CNSC for the issuance of ECTN at different ports loading goods bound for Cameroon.

      As a reminder, ECTNs for imported goods must be obtained from CNSC agents at the port of loading no later than 48 hours before the arrival of the vessel. The General Manager of the CNSC counts on your support to stop such fraudsters. Be advised to be more vigilant and use appropriate channels to obtain ECTNs.  For more information please contact any of our agents including AfricaCTN.

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