Shipping to and from Cameroon

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Cameroon. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 07-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • Residents are encouraged to stay home and social distance. A reinforced measure has been put in place by government since monday (wearing mask become mandatory, initiate local production of chloroquine , dedicate some hospitals to handle covid cases , sensitization and test campaign
  • No lockdown in place. Land, Air and Sea borders have been closed with the exception of essential goods/cargo.
  • Annoucement of the governement about a potential Back to school in June 2020.
  • New measures to support economy and local operator has been announced on week 18.
  • Lockdown of restaurant and public bars has been cancelled.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Open as normal
Maersk Operational Status
100% SSDO
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
Maersk Operational Status
New customs system camcis went live on week 18 implying new requirement to submit manifest both import & import and also get our customer used to the new system. Challenge to submit export manifest so far.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Waiting time circa 5 to 7 days .New Terminal operator since Jan 2020 in place. Terminal operates as normal by just following security measure for the COVID-19.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Working normal hours
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usual
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usual
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usal for cargo fight

Local information

Main office
Douala
Address
2 Maersk Place - Zone Udeac , BP 12414 , 237 Douala, Cameroun
Telephone
+00237 679501236
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00

We have been helping businesses in Cameroon to connect to the world since 1997.

Whether you need to import or export standard, refrigerated or oversized cargo, our teams of specialists in Douala have the local market knowledge and global expertise you need to ensure it reaches its destination on time and in perfect condition. And whatever you choose to ship with us, our customer representatives will ensure you get excellent customer service throughout the entire process.

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