7.1.2016 — REPUBLIC OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA — EFFECTIVE WITH BILL OF LADING DATE JULY 1, 2016 the Republic of Equatorial Guinea will require all cargo destined for their ports be covered by an ECTN (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note) which must be obtained at the loading port within ten days of vessel sailing. No ECTN will be issued at the discharge port.
Each Bill of Lading must be covered by at least one ECTN and the ECTN and its unique number must appear on the Bill of Lading and Cargo Manifest. Cargo not covered by a valid ECTN will not be cleared through the local Customs until presentation of the valid ECTN and appropriate fines will be charged.
Commercial International Services LLC is the authorized agent for North America, Mexico and Central America. Further information can be obtained at www.africactn.com or through inquiries at firstname.lastname@example.org
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