We would like to inform you that as of April 2nd, 2015 the Ghana Shippers’ Authority will require an Advance Shipment Information (ASHI) document, validated at the port of load, covering each bill of lading for shipments arriving at seaports of Ghana.
The ASHI will be mandatory for all imports into Ghana effective as from April 2, 2015 based on Bill of Lading date and this document number must appear on the B/L and cargo manifest. Pls note that without this number and document, the cargos will not be released from Customs.
Any shipment not accompanied by a validated ASHI document cannot be cleared through Customs and could the appropriate penalties as enshrined in the law shall apply.
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