The Global ACEP Database is operated by the BIC under the guidance of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
To address ACEP publication requirements, as settled by IMO CCC, it is recommended that National Administrations utilize the Global ACEP Database to publish their ACEPs.
Important information related to container prefixes: check FAQS
Welcome to the ACEP database
Non-registered Users: From this screen you can check the status of a specific ACEP number or, by entering a container operator's name, check to see which ACEP numbers are associated with a particular owner.
Registered Users : Depending on your access rights, once logged-in you will be able to manage Approving Competent Authorities or manage ACEP numbers.