The Ghana Shipping Authorities has decided to implement ASHI: Advanced Shipment Information, as from 1st of March 2015 (BL date).
The ASHI is an electronic platform by which pre-arrival cargo information is received in advance for planning and for the commencement of the pre-clearance process.
The shipper/forwarder needs to register on a web portal (www.antaser.com) and all relevant business information have to be scanned and attached before submission of the application form through the web portal.
The ASHI is a pre-requisite for clearing of goods at the port. Hence clearing agents must ensure that their shipper/forwarder provide them with the ASHI details.
An ASHI is to be created for each BL. Tariffs per BL from any port worldwide is as follows:
The original document with the annoucement can be found below: