Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN)
Bordereau Electronique de Suivi Cargaisons (BESC)
Strong of its skills and experiences, Catalyst has officially been granted the exclusive mandate for the ECTN procedure for the CGC in Guinea and CNC-GB in Guinea-Bissau.
The Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN or CEE) in Guinea and Guinea-Bissau, also known as Bordereau Electronique de Suivi Cargaisons (BESC / CEE), is an official marine document that contains information relating to the cargo and its movement for customs clearance between ports. In monitoring the maritime cargoes and controlling their transport costs, a unified ECTN / BESC / CEE Control System has been set up, the management of which has been granted exclusively to Catalyst Business Solutions.
Access portals here
Record and Submission
Sign-in needs two documents and numbers related : RCCM and NIF (Trade Register and number + Tax Id document). If the same, upload it twice
4 documents are mandatory : Bill of Lading / Export declaration(s)/ Commercial invoice(s) / Freight fee(s)
Invoice (if freight is already on the commercial invoice : load the commercial invoice twice)
Delay delivery : 24 hours after submission
- One mail for each step (sign in under process; sign in OK with Id and password; after submission and after validation): no mail means the step did not run properly, meaning "try again" or "wrong email address"
Catalyst is the only company (exclusive mandate) that can provide the official ECTN document for Customs clearance. All ECTN delivered by another company will not be taken into account by Customs
ECTN document delivery is free
ECTN is applied for validation from the loading port (abroad) before commodities are loaded for being carried and at least two days (to be confirmed) before shipment
All Bill of Lading (B/L) is supposed to have their own ECTN
CGC's presentation of the implementation of ECTN : view here
Legal documentation : view here
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