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FIGHTING AGAINST INSECURITY AT SEA

Le Port Autonome de Cotonou a assisté ce lundi 16 janvier à un exercice de démonstration dans les eaux béninoises. Organisé par le commandant du patrouilleur "Commandant Ducuing" et le chef du projet d’appui à l’action de l’état en mer, le préfet maritime et le chef d’état-major de la #marine béninoise, cette activité a permis de réunir principalement les acteurs du monde maritime au Bénin, qui ont rallié le navire en mer, pour échanger sur la sécurité maritime.
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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW ECTN MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

The General Management of the Port Authority of Cotonou (PAC) informs importers, exporters, freight forwarders, ship owners, carriers, consignees, handlers and other users of the Port of Cotonou, that the declaration of the Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) will now be done on its new platform https://besc.bj/ from January 02, 2023. Find the whole circular note by clicking here
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LAUNCH OF THE NEW ECTN MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

The Port Authority of Cotonou informs all users of the Port of Cotonou that the new management platform of the Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) is now available and accessible at https://besc.bj/ As part of the government's new reforms, it has been decided, in Council of Ministers of September 29, 2021, of the transfer of the management of the ECTN to the Port Authorithy of Cotonou. Read the full press release here
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CERTIFICATION OF THREE NEW TUGBOAT CAPTAINS

VIDJOGNI Eriwa Andre, Pascaline ADJOFOGUE and ADDRA Isidore are the (3) three new tugboat captains to receive their certificates of competence of towing at the back of 300ml vessels with ASD type tugs. The certificate ceremony took place on Friday, October 21, 2022 in the conference room of the Port Authority of Cotonou in the presence of officials of the Belgian development agency (Enabel in Benin) and PAI (Port of Antwerp International). This ceremony is part of the Support Project for the development of the port sector (PASPort) financed by the Belgian Development Agency (Enabel in Benin) and which aims to strengthen the capacity of the staff of the Port Authority of Cotonou in several areas, including the heart of the port activity, the piloting and towing of ships. Relive in images some of the highlights of this ceremony on our Flickr account here
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"THE BENIN OF TOMORROW" ILLUSTRATED ON THE WALLS OF THE PORT OF COTONOU : UNUSUAL VISIT !

Thursday, July 28, 2022, the Operational Committee of the Port Authorithy of Cotonou, led by the General Manager, discovers with wonder and interest, the imposing frescoes created on the walls of the Port of Cotonou, as part of the 8th Graff Effect festival. This guided tour, organized by Sena Street Art Association - ASSART, the promoters of this festival, exhibits the works produced on a revealing theme : "Benin of yesterday and tomorrow". The General Manager of the Port Authority of Cotonou welcomed this initiative which is part of the social and committed dynamic that the Port intends to implement through the many modernization projects in progress. The promoters also did not fail to thank the port authorities for their support. The wall of the Port of Cotonou now becomes the longest graffiti wall in the world with 660 meters in length and will certainly continue to break all records with the ambition to spread over all the walls of the Port of Cotonou, i.e. 1, 3km long.