What is CTN number?

What is CTN number?

Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) also known as Bordereau de Suivi Cargaison (BSC) or Loading Certificate is an official marine document that contains information relating to the cargo and its movement between ports. In general, the CTN number must be shown on all documentation related to the cargo shipped under that note.

How do I find my Senegal CTN number?

CTN number is shipper’s responsibility and must be obtained for all shipments to Senegal, the CTN must be obtained from The shipper must mention the CTN on all Forwarding Instructions for shipments to Liberia as it is required to be mentioned on both the bill of lading and manifest.

WHO issues ECTN?

The process of issuing the ECTN is now ISO 9001: 2015 certified. Operations Service is responsible for issuing online export, import and regularisation ECTN .

How do I apply for ECTN?

Thus, to apply for ECTN all you need to do is observe necessary documents and email them to us. We will fill the form on your behalf and issue the draft copy together with an invoice within 24 hours.

What happens if cargo arrives in Cotonou without CTN?

Cargo that arrives in Cotonou without a CTN in place will be kept onboard and returned to origin with usual additional freight and costs for account of the shipper. There is no option to have CTN arranged locally.

Do you need a CTN to go to Benin?

There is no option to have CTN arranged locally. Bureau International Maritime of Benin declared in 2006 that all sea cargo arriving in their country requires a Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) or Bordereau Électronique de Suivi des Cargaisons (BESC).

Where can I get a CTN certificate in Africa?

GetCTN is an independent consulting firm to help you to get the necessary CTN certificates to many African Countries. GetCTN is an international company that is based in USA and UAE. What is ECTN? Denis L. 2021-06-04T14:59:45+03:00

Do you need a cargo tracking note in Benin?

Further to recent announcement from General Management of Customs Authorities in Benin, please note that as from Sept 1st 2019 (discharge date), all cargo for destination Cotonou will require a Cargo Tracking Note. This includes cargo in transit.