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Date 04.08.2017

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++ New self check in booths at AET ++

Please be advised that on July 17th, 2017 AET terminal has finalized the installation of four self check in booths located at the entry hall in the main
office building - GATE 2.
These check in Terminals are offering the delivering transporters the possibility to sign in themselves avoiding queuing time at the counter desks.
The system supports the delivery of all kinds of RORO units (trucks, buses, tractors, trailers,…) and mobile machines.

Important

- Pre-Announcement must contain the full VIN number (17 digits) and must be available at the check in time
- Drivers with an AET pass have to register their pass the first time at the counter desk , once completed
they can start using the self check in terminals at own discretion
- Drivers with an Alfapass do not have to register and can use the self check in booth immediately

The procedure to be adhered to by the delivering drivers is as follows :

- Log in with AET or Alfapass card
- Entering the full VIN number(s) of 17 digits
- Delivery note + barcode stickers will be printed automatically
- Driver can proceed to main gate
lane number 4 - for all used self driven vehicles which have to be weighed and measured
lane number 5 – for all new and/or used machines on low loader

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Date 16.05.2017

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New regulations for used vehicles for DR Congo
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Please be informed that as from the 04/04/2017, used vehicles import
regulations for DR Congo have been modified as follows:

- First circulation date of the vehicle not exceeding 20 years. (The main
modification concerns the 7 and 10 years age limit which is brought to 20
years. The deadline date (20 years) is considered to be the clearance date
in RDC!)
- All vehicles must have a satisfactory technical status released by a
technical control centre previously approved by DR Congo Ministry of
Transport and communication (TRANSCOM) and the Ministry of Finances.
(As far as the technical report is concerned, we do not have a list of
authorised technical centres or other information. We shall keep you
posted)
- We remind that vehicle means any land vehicle with at least 2 wheels.
- Please be informed that in case of any difficulties at destination or denied
clearence of the vehicles no FERI refund will be possible.
The rest remains unchanged from the instruction already in your hands since
2013.

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Date 09.05.2017

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W e s t - A f r I c a - N e w s 06/17

Dear Customers,

we would like to remind you that it is prohibited to import overaged vehicles into Nouakchott/Mauritania.

- Tourist vehicles max 8 years
- Minibuses, vans and light trucks max 10 years
- Trucks max 12 years

Consequently, any infringement of that regulation will expose the shipper/forwarder to heavy penalties.

If you have an further questions please do not hesitate to contact us any time.

With best regards
-RoRo-Department-
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Date 20.04.2017

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W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s 05 /17

Dear Customer,

please note for your urgent attention the new Peak Season Surcharge for MSC Line
to all West African Ports valid ( B/L Date ) 1st may 2017.

+ EUR 200,00 / 40’ Container
+ EUR 100,00 / 20’ Container

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.

With best regards
-Container Department-

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Date 20.04.2017

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W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s 04-17

Dear Customer,

please see for your urgent attention the new rules/charges for overload units
with Grimaldi Line in Hamburg Port ( Shed 48 ) valid with delivery from 2nd May 2017:

Overloaded / Overweight from 11% - 25%

Car + EUR 60,00
Small Van + EUR 75,00
Big Van + EUR 100,00
Truck + EUR 200,00

++ only for Lagos ( Vans loaded in Container ) ++

Small Van + EUR 300,00
Big Van + EUR 230,00

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.

With best regards
-RoRo department-

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Date 27.01.2017

Dear Customer,

please see for your urgent attention below information
for your shipments to Douala / Cameroun :

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NOTE FOR CAMEROUN BESC REQUEST
• Please from now on insert the transaction ID behind your BL number, separated with a slash
Example: MRSU012345/PR0025
• Insert the NIF number behind your importer name, separated with a slash
Example: name importer/M0122345678N
Exception: for all expeditions of used vehicles, the number of transaction will not be required
If we don’t receive this information, we cannot proceed with the creation of your request
We kindly ask to contact your correspondent in Douala to ask them for the transaction number associated with their shipment.

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