Document Order Import 

This service can be used to send an import document (type and number) for one or more of your containers to a terminal of ECT in Rotterdam .

To get this service you have to request for authorisation for the service ’Document Order Import’. Herefore you have to be registered to
After requesting for authorisation the request will be send to the specific container operator and he/she will be handling your request. If you have been authorised by the container operator a mail will be send to you.

After you are authorised and logged in you can find this service under menu ‘My services’ and then ‘Orders’.

To submit an import document order to ECT the following items have to be filled in:

  • Action (add/cancel)
  • Container prefix and number
  • Document type
  • Document number

Press the 'Add' button to add the container, document type and number to the container list. Use the 'Submit' button to submit the import document order to ECT.

You can edit or delete document orders you have made. If you are ready, you can submit them to ECT by clicking at 'Submit'.
After submitting, the fields will be empty and you can submit a new document order. You can always reset your form by clicking the 'Reset' button.

Document order queue
After submitting a document order, the order will be placed in the document order queue. Every 15 minutes all the containers (connected to submitted document orders) will be checked if they are present or not. If present the container, the document type and document number will be added to the container in the terminal system. If not, the order stays in the document order queue. After 20 days the document order will expire and  therefore removed from the document order queue. You will receive an email when the document order is expired or rejected.

Document order overview
You can print a summary of your document orders with the service Document Order Overview.

To submit more  document orders at the same time click the multiple button. A window in which you can paste your list with containers will appear or you can enter them one by one. The container list must contain the following fields:

  • Container prefix
  • Container number
  • Document type
  • Document number

The container prefix must always be four characters long. It is possible to add a space between container prefix and container number, but this is not necessary (XXXX1234567 and XXXX 1234567 are both accepted). However, it is obligatory to add a space between container number, document type and document number (p.a. XXXX1234567 MRN 14NL12345678910).

If you use a spreadsheet, please use separate columns. Make a selection of your columns and copy/paste it into the ECT form.

To add the container list click the "Add" button. You will return to your original window where the containers will be shown.