The Transport Observatory of the Cameroon National Shippers’ Council was established by decision No. 025/CNCC/DG/2016 of 19 February 2016, by the CNSC General Manager, following the recommendations of the Cotonou I and II round tables organized by MOWCA
The Transport Observatory of the Cameroon National Shippers’ Council, abbreviated ‘OT-CNCC’ is an instrument for monitoring surveillance and information in the area of carriage of goods on the whole multimodal transport chain including the ports.
The Transport Observatory is an instrument for monitoring and anticipation of information necessary for decision-making. Its mission is to:
In order to attain its objectives, the Observatory is bound to take a certain number of actions, notably:
In order to guarantee the attainment of its objectives notably ensuring accessibility to statistical data and other types of information, the Observatory was set up in collaboration with actors of the logistics chain who are the main partners.
The Transport Observatory being a new system qui incorporated into the dynamic activity of transport, with the possibility of attracting new actors, thus the list of partners presented here-below cannot be exhaustive. The Observatory could consequently initiate new partnerships within the framework of attaining its objectives.
Thus, within the framework of the TO, there is an establishment of relations with administrations directly involved with the whole logistics chain (corridors, ports) and /or producing data needed by the Observatory. These trade relations equally extend to the main actors in ports and corridors whose role shall be vital in the production and validation of enquiry reports as well as in making recommendations.
A classification of seven (7) categories is possible :
An observatory monitoring committee presided by the CNSC General Manager was set up in 2015. It comprises all administrations/organisations earlier mentioned. The Vice-chairmanship is held by the Ministry of Transport.