NEW BIETC (Cargo Tracking Note) REQUIREMENT BY the CONSEIL GABONAIS des CHARGEURS (CDG)
Effective April 1, 2017, the Conseil Gabonais des Chargeurs (CGC) required a validated BIETC (Cargo Tracking Note) for all sea cargo destined for Gabon.
Maritrade USA of Houston, Texas, is the authorized representative for United States, Jamaica, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, and Trinidad & Tobago.
All new applicants (Shippers or Forwarders) must register on the BIETC System at http://bietc.cgcworld.com. The new applicants will receive (within 48 hours) a username and password to enter their account.
Important instructions and timelines for acquiring a BIETC.
1) Applicant must log on to their account and request a “Demand of Note” no later than ONE DAY prior to vessel departure.
2) Applicant will receive an invoice from Maritrade USA for the cost of the demand note and all applicable tariffs. As soon as the invoice is paid, the applicant will receive a “Prior Agreement” (a Draft BIETC).
3) After vessel departure, the applicant will have 15 calendar days (including weekends and holidays) to complete the BIETC and obtain a “Final Validation”. In order to obtain the “Final Validation” the applicant must complete the online form and upload the following documents: Bill of Lading, Commercial invoice, and Freight invoice.
All further questions and/or instructions for applications for the BIETC (Cargo Tracking Note) should be directed to Maritrade USA Corp: www.maritradeusa.com
- a. Form: USD 150,00 per BIETC, 1 BIETC PER BL;
- b. USD 150,00 / for 1X20’ box.
- c. USD 300,00 / for 1X40’ box.
- d. USD 150,00 / for each vehicle with weight less than 5T – shipped in RORO;
- e. USD 300,00 / for each vehicle with weight equal or more than 5 T – shipped in RORO;
- f. Bulk / Genco:
- 0 à 250 tons or cbm : 150 usd
- 250 à 500 tons or cbm : 300 usd
- 500 à 1000 tons or cbm : 450 usd
- 1000 à 1500 tons or cbm : 600 usd
- 1500 à 2000 tons or cbm : 750 usd
- 2000 à 2500 tons or cbm : 900 usd
- 2500 à 3000 tons or cbm : 1050 usd
- 3000 à 3500 tons or cbm : 1200 usd
- 3500 à 4000 tons or cbm : 1350 usd
- 4000 à 4500 tons or cbm : 1500 usd
- 4500 à 5000 tons or cbm : 1650 usd
- 5000 à 10000 tons or cbm : 1800 usd
- 10000 à 20000 tons or cbm : 1950 usd
- 20000 à 30000 tons or cbm : 2100 usd
- 30000 tons or cbm or over : 2250 usd
*Authorize Maritrade USA to complete all
Forms required……………… 40.00 usd