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Banjul (GMBJL)

Gambia

General info

address
34 Liberation Avenue P O Box 617 Banjul Gambia
EMAIL
website
www.gambiaports.com
phone
220 227266
fax
220 227268
cororate office
34 Liberation Avenue P O Box 617 Banjul Gambia
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
1.5 million
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
13.440 TEU

The Banjul seaport plays an important role in the country’s economy and accounts for almost 90% of the country’s trade in terms of volume and weight. The Port was established in 1972 and plays a vital role in the trade and distribution of cargo to neighboring countries, some of which are landlocked, such as Mali, Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Guinea Conakry.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Banjul, Barra, Essau, Serekunda, Bakau, Sukuta, Lamin, Brufut, Brikama, Gunjur, Kerewan, Farafenni, Kuntaur, Bansang, Gambissara, Basse, Sabi

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

CMA CGM, Maersk, MSC

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

There are no unique Country Requirements / Restrictions for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Forms & Certificates

There are no unique Forms / Certificates required for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Key Customs Facts

VGM cut of : latest 1 day before vessel arrival. VGM method are : Method 1 - Weighing the fully loaded container after it has been packed. Method 2 - Weighing the contents of the container, including cargo and any packing materials, and then adding that to the tare weight of the container printed on the door.

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Prohibited imports include false or counterfeit money; indecent or obscene articles, matches containing white phosphorous; denatured spirits, unless duly certified; articles deceptively marked with Gambian coats of arms; advertisements for cures for cancer, tuberculosis or venereal/sexual diseases or complaints; distilled spirits containing specified essential oils or chemicals that are injurious to health; manufactures falsely labelled as of Gambian origin; firearms, ammunition etc., imported by post; goods that do not meet the Gambian Bureau of Standards requirements or that are certified by a public medical officer as hazardous to health; seditious, scandalous or immoral literature; waste and sludge deposits; any goods prohibited under the terms of any international convention to which The Gambia is a signatory; skimmed milk, if not clearly identified; any organic phosphorous compound; and "exhausted" tea. Imports of the following goods are conditionally restricted: tear gas and similar substances, and their propellants, other than permitted by the Minister of Interior; alcoholic spirits, unless certified as aged in wood for at least three years (however, no certificate is needed for bitters, liqueurs, cordials, gin, Geneva, hollands schnapps, rum, or spirits imported for medical, industrial or scientific purposes); postal franking machines, except as permitted by GAMPOST; Boy Scout or Girl Guide badges, except under permission of the relevant Commissioner; firearms silencers, except as permitted by the Minister of Interior; precious metals from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Conakry, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, Mauritania, Cape Verde, except under permit from the Minister of Finance; used motor vehicles, except with official certificate of roadworthiness; machines for duplicating keys; handcuffs, except under licence by the Minister of Interior; live fish not native to The Gambia, except under licence by the Minister of Fisheries; and any goods prohibited under the terms of any international convention to which The Gambia is a signatory.

Forms & Certificates

Import documentation required for customs purposes comprises: the bill of lading; certificate of origin; cargo release order; commercial invoice; packing list; customs import declaration; and technical standard/health or environmental certificate, where appropriate. Imports of cereals, pulses or legumes, including rice, require phytosanitary certificates issued by the national plant protection service of the country of origin, and fumigation certificates issued by the exporting company or an approved company.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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