What is CTN?
CTN is an abbreviation of a term and stands for Cargo Tracking Note. It is a global term of Loading Certificate for marine usage, other hand called a custom clearance.
It is used in West African countries and it is the loading document used in ship transfers and transportation operations.Get Urgent Quote
There are many different terms. The names of these certificates vary from West African countries to French. Although it is referred to as CTN, known by the French-speaking countries as BSC and BESC.
- BSC stands for: Bordereau de Suivi de Cargaison
- BESC stands for: Bordereau Électronique de Suivi de Cargaisonis
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Which Countries Uses CTN Certificate?
- Angola, CNCA Certificate
- Benin, BESC Certificate
- Burkina Faso, ECTN Certificate plus URN
- Burundi, ECTN Certificate
- Cameroon, BESC Certificate
- CAR (Central African Republic), ECTN Certificate
- Chad (Republic of Chad), ECTN Certificate
- Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R. of Congo) F.E.R.I Certificate
- Equatorial Guinea, ECTN Certificate
- Gabon, Bietc Certificate
- Ghana CTN Certificate
- Guinea Bissau, CEE Certificate (ECTN)
- Guinea Conakry ECTN Certificate
- Ivory Coast(Cote d’Ivoire), BSC Certificate
- Liberia, CTN Certificate
- Libya, ECTN Certificate
- Madagascar, BSC Certificate
- Mali, BSC Certificate
- Niger, BSC Certificate
- Nigeria, ICTN Certificate
- Congo (Republic of), ECTN Certificate
- Senegal, BSC and BESC Certificate
- Sierra Leone, ENS and BSC Certificate
- South Sudan, ECTN Certificate
- Togo, ECTN Certificate
What is BSC Stands For?
The term BSC coming from “Bordereau de Suivi des Cargaisons” also it’s an abbreviation about CTN. Also Bs’c abbreviation of Bachelor of Science Certificate but mostly known as Custom Clearance document.
Usages of the Bordereau de Suivi des Cargaisons following on these countries:
- Ivory Coast
- Sierra Leone
What is BESC Meaning?
BESC, Meaning Bordereau électronique de Suivi des Cargaisons for shipping/custom clearance certificate. Recently used 7 countries in West Africa. Which countries used the BESC Certificate?
- Ivory Coast
- Sierra Leone
What does CNCA Certificate stand for?
Conselho Nacional de Carregadores the long term of the CNCA, and it is short term. Used on Angolan Customs Authority made mandatory this cargo tracking note for commercial shipments since 28/01/1994 (Decree no. 19/94).
C.N.C.A certificate required for Angola custom clearance.
What is Bietc Certificate?
Bietc abbreviation for Gabonese Authority of Customs, you can find the long term on the internet as a Bordereau d’Identification Électronique de Traçabilité des Cargaisons.
This certificate only for Gabon, there is no other country for this certificate.
CEE Cargo Tracking Note Stands for?
Certificado Eletrónico de Embarque stands for CEE Certificate by Guinea Bissau loading document since 8 Aug 2011. CEE also known as a CTN Certificate.
Guinea Bissau Authority of Custom released ECTN certificate mandatory for shipments custom clearance the date of Oct 28, 2011.
Only Guinea Bissau uses CEE Cargo Tracking Note.
What is ECTN?
ECTN is known as Electronic Cargo Tracking Note, also the same as BESC Certificate. Both certificates are Electronic Cargo Tracking Notes. Which countries required this Loading Document?
- Burkina Faso
- The central African Republic
- Republic of Chad
- Equatorial Guinea
- Guinea Bissau
- Republic of Congo
- South Sudan
You can obtain ECTN Certificate for listed these countries to make your shipment legal.
What’s the ICTN Certificate?
ICTN Certificate: Loading document for cargoes but there is the limitation, this document only required for Nigeria shipments.
You must obtain this certificate for your shipment if your final destination will be Nigeria.