GHANA

Import Information Guide

Import Information Guide

Transit time from main port of loadings (POL)

Ghana Import market is the second largest one in West Africa. Hence, the CMA CGM Group put some emphasis on giving the best possible transit times between the TOP5 port of loadings to Ghana and Tema port. The table below summarizes the transit time offered:

TOP 5 POL to Ghana (in volumes) Transit Time with CMA CGM
Ningbo (China) 41 days
Antwerp (Belgium) 24 days
Nansha (China) 35 days
Shangai (China) 41 days
Qingdao (China) 50 days

Information guide for import

You do not know what document is needed to get your delivery order? You are looking for a refund? Scan below document and see what you should have in hands before coming into our offices (Tema and Takoradi).

Information Guide Import

Lost BL procedure

You have lost your Bill of Lading? You think you will never be able to retrieve your goods? No worry: CMA CGM has put in place a procedure which guarantees the rights of the shipper but which allows you to clear without the OBL.

Ghana lost BL

REFUND APPLICATION

Submit your Refund Request by clicking on below link and filling out the appropriate details in the form available.


Apply for your refund


HOW- TO- GUIDE FOR PAYMENTS


CMA CGM Ghana Ltd is introducing efficient and convenient modes of payment to improve business transactions with its customers.


Explore these modes in the

How- To- Guide for online Payments


Import Delivery Order /Release Requirements

A. Documents

1. Payment Receipts

2. Letter of Attorney from Consignee or Cargo Receiver

3. Copy of Bill of Entry (BOE) - Manifest Matching

4. Declarant GPHA identification Card

5. Declarant Contact details (Name, telephone number and email)


B. Original bill of Lading (Straight Bill of Lading (Consigned to a named party)

• Original bill of landing must be endorsed by the consignee or receiver

• Clearing Agent/Declarant must endorse the original bill of lading


C. To Order (of) ….

• Shipper must endorse bill original bill of lading

• Consignee must original bill of lading

• Clearing Agent/Declarant must endorse the original bill of lading


D. To Order of a Bank

• Bank Endorsement

• Consignee must endorse bill of lading

• Clearing Agent/Declarant must endorse the original bill of lading


E. Telex Release

• Consignee to Fill an indemnity form and send by mail

• Consignee must endorse indemnity form

• Clearing Agent/Declarant must endorse the original bill of lading


F. Sea Waybill

• Consignee Letter of Indemnity with CMI Rules

• Consignee must endorse indemnity form

• Clearing Agent/Declarant must endorse the original bill of lading


Links:


Indemnity form:(Telex Release / Sea waybill / Amendment)


https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GNRAXcw9jpnybMPLhnkUPXb5ilN48C-Z


Letter of Attorney:


https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GNRAXcw9jpnybMPLhnkUPXb5ilN48C-Z


Invoice Request: LINK to CMA invoice request


Information Request: Link to Request for Information