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Ship a container to Spain

Container shipping services to Spain offering the most reliable Ocean freight with the cheapest shipping rates to Spain with a faster transit time to ship a 20ft container or a, 40ft container to the major ports in Spain.

Shipping a container to Spain has never been easier than with BR LOGISTICS COMPANY, which provides the most reliable container shipping service to Spain.

Ship a container to Spain

Ship a container to the major ports in Spain: Port of Barcelona, Port of Valencia, Port of Malaga, Port of Vigo, Port of Santander, Port of Bilbao

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How much does it cost to ship a container to Spain?

  • How much does it cost to ship a container to Spain, the average price to ship a container to Spain is from $1150 to $4850 US Dollars.
  • The shipping timeline to ship a full container to Spain ranges depending on the size of the container (20ft or 40ft), and the schedule route, please contact our quotation team to receive a detailed rate to ship your container to the major container ports in Spain.

How much does it cost to ship a 20ft container to Spain, the average price to ship a 20ft container to Spain is from $1150 to $3250. The shipping timeline to ship a 20 foot container to Spain ranges depending on the route.

How much does it cost to ship a 40ft container to Spain, the average price to ship a 40ft container to Spain is from $2150 to $4850. The shipping timeline to ship a 40 foot container to Spain ranges depending on the route.

Historical ocean freight rates to ship a container to Spain:

Will ocean freight rates go down to ship to Spain in 2023?, Yes the rates slowly began falling in the first quarter of 2023 and are expected to continue to drop, little by little. You calculate the ocean freight rate based on oil prices (BAF), cargo dimensions, weight, port of export, port of destination, and season congestion. The following annual chart is showing the prices and costs for the year 2023 for average maritime freight to send containers to Spain.

These prices do not include additional or unforeseen costs that may be added during the course of your reservation or shipment itself. These are not the current or final price to ship your container, please request a rate for an updated price.

How long does it take to ship a container to Spain?

The average transit time to ship a container to Spain is from 2 weeks to 6 weeks.

Estimated transit time to ship a container to Spain:

The average transit times and sailing schedule to ship your container to Spain from the major ports in the world as from the United States ports, Europen ports, and Asian ports.

Continent of origin Country of origin Port of origin Port of destination Transit time (days) 20DV FCL
40HQ FCL
Europe Belgium Antwerp Port of Barcelona 22 2250€
Europe Germany Hamburg Port of Barcelona 25 2000€
Europe Italy Savona Port of Valencia 6 1850€
Europe Netherlands Rotterdam Port of Barcelona 22 450€
North America United States New York Port of Valencia 20 $2550
North America United States Miami Port of Valencia 25 $2850
North America United States Los Angeles Port of Valencia 40 $4850
North America United States Houston TX Port of Barcelona 35 $3850
Asia China Shanghai Port of Valencia 40 $2850
Asia China Guangzhou Port of Barcelona 35 $2250
Asia China Shenzhen Port of Valencia 35 $2250
Asia China Hong Kong Port of Barcelona 35 $2250

Shortest transit time to ship a container to Spain:

One of the fastest transit times to ship a container to Spain is the route from New York United States to Port of Barcelona Spain with an average transit time from 20 to 25 shipping days. The next fastest route to ship your ocean container to Spain is from Baltimore Spain to the major ports in Spain, with an average transit time of 30 to 35 days.

Longest transit times to ship a container to Spain:

The longest or slowest transit time to ship a container to Spain is from the port of Shanghai China, with an estimated average transit time between 40 and 42 days. The next longest route is from the port of Los Angeles USA, with an average transit time of 40 days.

How much does it cost to ship a container from USA to Spain?

How much does it cost to ship a container from USA to Spain?, the average price to ship a container from the United States to Spain is from $2850 to $4850 US Dollars.

Container shipping rates from USA to Spain

These are the average prices to ship a container from the United States to Spain with the cheapest rates for loading and shipping containers from the major ports in the United States to Spain for 20ft and 40ft containers (FCL) with all types of cargo such as: commercial cargo, vehicles, or personal effects for international shipments to Spain.

How long does it take to ship a container from USA to Spain?

Estimated transit time to ship a container from the United States to Spain, the average transit time to ship a container from the USA to Spain is from 18 to 25 days.

How much does it cost to ship a container from Europe to Spain?

How much does it cost to ship a container from Europe to Spain?, the average price to ship a container from Europe to Spain is from 450€ to 3500€ Euros.

Container shipping rates from Europe to Spain

These are the average prices to ship a container from Europe to Spain with the cheapest rates for loading and shipping containers from the major ports in Europe to Spain for 20ft and 40ft containers (FCL) with all types of cargo such as: commercial cargo, vehicles, or personal effects for international shipments to Spain.

Container shipping service to Spain Type of container Ocean freight rates to Spain:
How much does it cost to ship a container from Belgium to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €450 20FT
average prices from: €650 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Germany to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €450 20FT
average prices from: €650 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Spain to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €1150 20FT
average prices from: €2500 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from France to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €650 20FT
average prices from: €850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Portugal to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €1150 20FT
average prices from: €2500 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Italy to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €2500 20FT
average prices from: €3500 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Switzerland to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €650 20FT
average prices from: €1000 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from United Kingdom to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €650 20FT
average prices from: €850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from The Canary Islands to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: €1150 20FT
average prices from: €2500 40FT

How long does it take to ship a container from Europe to Spain?

Container shipping service to Spain Type of container Ocean freight rates to Spain:
How much does it cost to ship a container from Boston to Spain. 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from New York to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from New Jersey to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Norfolk to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Baltimore to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Charleston to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Savannah to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Brunswick to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Jacksonville to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Miami to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Houston Texas to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Galveston to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Freeport Texas to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from California to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Tacoma to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Washington to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Halifax to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from USA to Barcelona 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average price from: $2850 20FT
average price from: $4850 40FT

Estimated transit time to ship a container from Europe to Spain, the average transit time to ship a container from Europe to Spain is from 2 days to 25 days.

How much does it cost to ship a container from China to Spain?

How much does it cost to ship a container from China to Spain?, the average price to ship a container from China to Spain is from $1550 to $3850 US Dollars.

Container shipping rates from China to Spain

These are the average prices to ship a container from China to Spain with the cheapest rates for loading and shipping containers from the major ports in China to Spain for 20ft and 40ft containers (FCL) with all types of cargo such as: commercial cargo, vehicles, or personal effects for international shipments to Spain.

Container shipping service to Spain Type of container Ocean freight rates to Spain:
How much does it cost to ship a container from Shanghai to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Qingdao to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Shenzhen to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Tianjin to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Ningbo to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Hong Kong to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT
How much does it cost to ship a container from Guangzhou to Spain 20 foot container FCL
40 foot container FCL
average prices from: $1550 20FT
average prices from: $3850 40FT

How long does it take to ship a container from China to Spain?

Estimated transit time to ship a container from the China to Spain, the average transit time to ship a container from China to Spain is from 25 to 42 days.

Price factor to ship a container to Spain:

The cost of shipping to ship a container to Spain from abroad will vary depending on the type of sea container you chose to ship, the fuel price (BAF), the dimensions and weight of the cargo, the shipping company or steamship line you hire to send the container, the destination port in Spain, the location of your cargo in abroad from where you plan to export it to Spain, and what route you choose to ship your container, if it is a direct route or with transshipment.

Only once we have that information we will be able to more accurately estimate the costs to ship your container to Spain from any port in the world.

 

Online container shipping rate calculator to Spain from overseas:

With BR LOGISTICS COMPANY and our ocean freight calculator you can request a rate online, we made over 10000 rates per year to ship containers to Spain. Get the most updated container prices from many carriers using the get a quote request.

How to export a container to Spain?

To export and then import a container to Spain via sea containers begins with an ocean freight cost of between $450 USD to $4850 USD for shipment from the port of export to the port of import in Spain, plus import fees from Spain customs that are applied on the import of goods to be imported into Spain, which will be an average of 1.84% to 11% tariffs + 21% European customs VAT, calculated on the cost, insurance and freight value (CIF), to pay import taxes in Spain. You are exempt from paying these tariffs or a lesser amount will be paid, when the importer apply for a trade agreement in Spain when it is established by some Spain regulations for imports without taxes to Spain. Likewise, everything must be effectively paid to Customs + other expenses not invoiced with the ocean freight or customs fee to carry out the container from the port of import, as the local port charges to import all kinds of general cargo to Spain.

Can i import cargo via container to Spain?

Can a container with commercial merchandise or moving goods be imported to Spain from Spain, Europe, China or the United States? The answer is Yes, I can import a container with merchandise, vehicles or moving home to Spain from the United States, Europe, or China if the cargo meets the import standards of Spain Customs, so that it can pass the procedure for import and nationalization of merchandise or vehicles in Spain.

What documents are needed for customs in Spain?

The requirements to import into Spain are to present the commercial invoice translated into English and the detailed packing list, which must indicate the details of the quantity, the type of product and the shipment location, and then provide the following documents to Customs in Spain:

Imports must have the following documentation:

  • Bill of lading manifest, which is used for the import, release, and tax purposes.
  • Tax Identification Number in Spain
  • Location of the tariff subheading, and commodity
  • Registration as a importer in Spain
  • Spain Customs Value Declaration
  • Debt free in Spain
  • Moving Inventory to Spain (original)
  • Have a trade or company patent in Spain that must indicate that you are dedicated to importing.
  • Phytosanitary Export Certificate from the country of origin (simple copy)
  • Demonstrate economic solvency in Spain
  • Establish the terms of the Incoterms agreement for importation.
  • Find a good customs broker in Spain
  • Shipping company’s original bill of lading, sea waybill or airwaybill
  • Packing list
  • Commercial invoice
  • Combined Certificate of Value and Origin (CCVO)
  • Power of attorney that authorizes your customs broker to clear de import for you with Spain Customs.

If you need more information to ship a container to Spain you can contact BR LOGISTICS USA o BR LOGISTICS EUROPE

www.brlogistics.net

Tel: +12012015020 USA
Tel: +34628279703 ESPANA
Email: info@brlogistics.net

Taxes and duties to import into Spain:

Taxes and duties for importing general items into Spain made abroad whether from The United States, China, or Asia are subject to tariffs. You have to pay the import tariffs of Spain Customs that, as a general rule of import, the ad valorem duty or tariff is paid, which is from 1.84% to 11% on the CIF value of the cargo in the container shipment. Additionally you will have to pay the value added tax (VAT) that corresponds to 21% in Spain. The VAT will be applied to the total price of the import in CIF Incoterm + the Customs tax (tariff). + the general import rates in Spain , if the import comes from the European Union or a country with EUR1 agreement it will exempted by international agreement between the parties and you can exonerate taxes or pay less than the before mentioned.

Import fees in Spain:

Most goods imported into Spain are subject to duty and Taxes, the rates vary, depending on the type of the product you want to import to Spain that are subject to the following rates:

Tariff rates and duties from 1.84 % to 11% + VAT 21%

How to ship a container to Spain?

The first step in shipping a container to Spain is to follow the step-by-step guide to shipping a container to Spain from the United States, the European Union or China and provide your carrier or freight forwarder with the full details to ship your container to Spain.

Step-by-step guide to shipping a container to Spain:

  1. Search for companies specializing in container transport and offering shipping services to Spain.
  2. Request a shipping fee to Spain for your container shipment.
  3. Choose the best shipping company to send your container. Depending on your needs, you can choose the following types of sea containers, 20ft or 40ft.
  4. Provide the documents to the shipping company to make the reservation (booking) to send your container to Spain.
  5. Load and deliver the container to the port of export for and then satisfy the customs export process to Spain.
  6. Make the payment for freight and port expenses to the transport company (freight forwarder or shipping company).
  7. Send your container release or bill of lading to your customs broker in Spain.

Major Ports in Spain for shipping and importing cargo in containers

The Below list of ports are the best ones for shipping and importing cargo in sea containers to Spain, these are the most important port terminals in Spain for the importation of containerized cargo internationally.

Port of Valencia

Address: Avda. del Muelle del Turia, s/n Valencia 46024 España
Coordinates: 39° 26' 39" N 0° 19' 10" W

Port of Barcelona

Address: World Trade Center Barcelona wharf Barcelona 08039 Spain
Coordinates: 41° 20' 25" N 2° 9' 53" E

Port of Málaga

Address: Muelle de Cánovas, s/n Malaga, Malaga 29001 Spain
Coordinates: 36° 42' 33" N 4° 25' 9" W

Port of Vigo

Address: Plaza de la Estrella n-1 Vigo, Pontevedra 36201 Spain
Coordinates: 42° 14' 33" N 8° 43' 54" W

Port of Santander

Address: Edificio de Explotacion Muelle de Maliano s/n Santander, Cantabria 39009 Spain
Coordinates: 43° 26' 32" N 3° 48' 28" W

Port of Bilbao

Address: Muelle de la Ampliación Santurtzi, Bizkaia 48980 Spain
Coordinates: 43° 21' 6" N 3° 2' 50" W

What are the advantages of shipping containers to export your cargo to Spain?

Advantages of container shipping service to Spain:

  • Ocean freight rates are competitive.
  • You can send all kinds of transportable cargo.
  • Containers have good storage capacity.
  • They do not have weather problems for shipments
  • More international reach thanks to container ports all over the world
  • Streamlined procedures for exports and imports in Spain
  • Trip frequency & Schedule options with transhipments.
  • Fast shipping speed if you choose a good sea shipping route to Spain
  • You can send more weight than air transport
  • The cargo is protected inside the maritime container

Top 10 best shipping routes to ship containers to Spain

In BR LOGISTICS company we offer many options of routes to ship containers to Spain from the United States, Europe, and China. The following are the 10 most popular busiest shipping routes to the major container port in Spain used by exporters and importers around the world.

International origin port Destination port in Spain
Port of New York Port of destination: Valencia; Port Code: ESVLC
Port of Baltimore Port of destination: Barcelona; Port Code: ESBCN
Port of Savannah Port of destination: Malaga; Port Code: ESAGP
Port of Miami Port of destination: Bilbao; Port Code: ESBIO
Port of Houston Port of destination: Vigo; Port Code: ESVGO
Port of Los Angeles Port of destination: Santander; Port Code: ESSDR
Port of Shanghai Port of destination: Valencia; Port Code: ESVLC
Port of Shenzhen Port of destination: Barcelona; Port Code: ESBCN
Port of Guangzhou Port of destination: Malaga; Port Code: ESAGP
Port of Hong Kong Port of destination: Bilbao; Port Code: ESBIO

Best Shipping Companies to Ship Containers to Spain:

These are some of the top international shipping companies to send containers to Spain that strikes a delicate balance between fast and cheap international shipping services.

  1. Maersk line
  2. Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
  3. COSCO Group
  4. CMA CGM Group
  5. Hapag-Lloyd
  6. Ocean Network Express (ONE)
  7. Evergreen Marine
  8. Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation
  9. Orient Overseas Container (OOCL)
  10. Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM)

How to ship hazardous dangerous goods in containers to Spain?

How to ship hazardous dangerous good internationally to Spain? To ship a container with IMO or Hazmat dangerous products to Spain a series of shipping requirements must be met, such as the MSDS of the cargo to be shipped, the DGD for the maritime transport of dangerous goods and hiring a specialized shipping carrier or forwarder for the transport of dangerous goods internationally.

One of the most important steps in shipping hazardous materials by sea freight containers are Packing and documentation. Packing dangerous goods (Hazmat) is different than normal shipments.

List of steps to follow to send a container with dangerous goods (IMO-Hazmat) to Spain:

  1. Inform the shipping company of the type of IMO and cargo that you want to ship to Spain.
  2. Check that the IMO cargo is in good conditions to be able to be loaded on the ship.
  3. The container must be labeled on all its faces with the corresponding IMO label.
  4. Check with the shipping company that the IMO container will be accepted in Spain.
  5.  Make a booking with the shipping company like IMO to send the container to Spain.
  6. The Shipper or exporter of the container has to provide the MSDS of the merchandise to validate the parameters of hazardous materials
  7. Finally, the consignor or importer has to inform Customs in Spain that he is going to import an IMO container.

What is an IMO shipment?

An IMO shipment to Spain is the transport of dangerous goods, both in a container, as by plane, or land transport, the name IMO is due to the acronym  International Maritime Organization and includes all those dangerous transportable products and materials that due to their characteristics represent a risk to the safety of ships, planes, or trucks, to the health of the environment and people.

IMO types, classification of dangerous goods:

  • Class 1. Explosives.
  • Class 2. Gases.
  • Class 3. Flammable liquids.
  • Class 4. Flammable solids.
  • Class 5. Oxidizers and organic peroxides.
  • Class 6. Toxic.
  • Class 7. Radioactive material.
  • Class 8. Corrosive.
  • Class 9. Miscellaneous dangerous objects

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