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How much does it cost to ship a container from China to United States

The price to ship a container from China to the United States will cost you approximately $1500 American Dollars (USD) for a 20ft container to the West Coast of America, and $3,500 Dollars for a 20” container to the East Coast of the United States, and up to $4,000 for a 40HC container to the West Coast, and $4500 to the East Coast. These rates examples are for local charges in China + export docs in China + Ocean Freight from China to a port in the USA.

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Container Shipping rates from China to the United States

Shipping rates door to port from the major ports of China to the USA.
From China: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Ningbo-Zhoushan, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Dalian, or Hong Kong.
To destination: The United States of America (USA).

Port of loading:Container size:Shipping price:
Shanghai China to Los Angeles USA20FT Container from: $1500
Shanghai China to Oakland USA40FT Container
from: $3500
Shenzhen China to Miami Florida USA20FT Containerfrom: $3500
Shenzhen China to New York USA40FT Containerfrom: $4500
Guangzhou China to Savannah USA20FT Containerfrom: $3500
Guangzhou China to Baltimore USA40FT Containerfrom: $4500
Tianjin China to Houston Texas USA20FT Containerfrom: $3500
Tianjin China to Newark New Jersey USA40FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ningbo China to Norfolk VA USA20FT Containerfrom: $3500
Ningbo China to Portland USA40FT Containerfrom: $3500

Ocean freight rates from China to The United States

Examples of Ocean freight rates port to port from the major ports of China to the USA.
From China: Port of Shanghai, Port of Shenzhen, Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, Port of Guangzhou, Port of Qingdao, Port of Tianjin, Port of Xiamen, Port of Dalian, or Port of Hong Kong.
To destination USA: Port of New York US, Port of New Jersey US, Port of Baltimore US, Port of Savannah US, Port of Miami US, Port of Houston US, Port of Los Angeles US, Port of Long Beach US.

Port to port ServiceContainer size:Ocean Freight price:
Shanghai port China to port of Los Angeles USA20FT Container from: $1000
Shanghai Port China to Port of Oakland USA40FT Container
from: $3000
Port of Shenzhen China to Port of Miami Florida USA20FT Containerfrom: $3000
Port of Shenzhen China to Port of New York USA40FT Containerfrom: $4000
Port of Guangzhou China to Port of Savannah USA20FT Containerfrom: $3000
Port of Guangzhou China to Port of Baltimore USA40FT Containerfrom: $4000
Port of Tianjin China to Port of Houston Texas USA20FT Containerfrom: $3000
Port of Tianjin China to Port of Newark New Jersey USA40FT Containerfrom: $4000
Port of Ningbo China to Port of Norfolk VA USA20FT Containerfrom: $3000
Port of Ningbo China to Port of Portland USA40FT Containerfrom: $3000

Container Shipping departures from China and arrivals to USA

We have weekly service from China to The United States with Vessels departures from the following container ports: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Ningbo-Zhoushan, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Dalian, Hong Kong with destination to the East Coast and West Coast of North America.

Schedule departures from China to destination USA

The following table schedule contains the principal ships departures and arrivals to the US from China.

Vessel nameVoyage NumberPort of loading - POLPort of discharge - PODETA: Arrival date (estimated)
MSC TORONTOV6SHANGHAI CHINANew York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Week 20 2020
JUNE
COSCO DENMARKV7GUANGZHOU CHINANew York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Week 21 2020
JULY
CMA CGM CENTAURUSV8SHENZHEN CHINANew York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Week 22 2020
AUGUST
MAERSK SARNIAV9QINGDAO CHINAPORTLAND
OAKLAND
LOS ANGELES
LONG BEACH
SAN FRANCISCO
Week 23 2020
SEPTEMBER

Estimated transit time to ship a container from China to United States

The following table contains the estimated transit times with different shipping companies from China to the USA

Port of originPort of destinationSteamship LineTransit timeContainer
ShanghaiNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
CMA CGM30 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
ShenzhenNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
OOCL - Orient Overseas Container Line35 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Ningbo-ZhoushanNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
APM Terminals, USA
MAERSK CONTAINER LINE35 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
GuangzhouBaltimore Maryland, USA
Dundalk Terminal, MD, USA
Seagirt Marine Terminal
MSC35 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
QingdaoSavannah Georgia, USA
Ocean Terminal, Savannah
OOCL28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
TianjinMiami Florida, USA
Port everglade
COSCO28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
XiamenHouston Texas, USAMSC28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
DalianCalifornia, USA
Long beach port, USA
Port of Los Angeles, USA.
MAERSK CONTAINER LINE20 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Hong KongPort of Vancouver, CanadaZIM LINE25 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
ShanghaiPort of Halifax, CanadaEVER GREEN LINE35 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ

Shortest transit time from China to United States

One of the shortest transit time to ship a container to the United States is the route from Shanghai container terminal using CMA CGM container service, with an average of 20 days of transit. The next shortest route is with OOCL from Qingdao as a port of loading with an average of 28 days to reach the West Coast of USA.

Longest transit time from China to United States

The slowest transit time to ship a container from China to USA is the route Hong Kong to New York, with an estimated average transit time between 35 to 37 days of transit port to port. The next longest route is Guangzhou to Baltimore, with an average of 38 to 45 days of transit time.

Top 5 most popular routes for shipping containers from China to the US

At BR EXPORT USA company with offices in New Jersey USA and in Guangzhou China, we offer you a professional international shipping services from port to port, door to port, door to door from China to USA, as loading containers, with motorcycles, boats, personal effects, commercial cargo, furniture, food, agriculture equipment, construction equipment, clothing, medical equipment. We help with the export docs and import docs, inland transport, warehousing and international transport for the routes for sending containers to the United States from all the popular Chinese’s ports. Here are the top 5 routes from China to USA as a destination:

Origin: ChinaDestination: USA
Port: Shanghai CNSHAPort: Los Angeles USLAX
Port: Shenzhen CNSHKPort: New York USNYC
Port: Guangzhou CNXSAPort: Miami USMIA
Port: Tianjin CNTSNPort: Houston USHOU
Port: Xiamen CNXMNPort: Long Beach USLGB

Alternatives types of shipping freights from China to USA.

There are a lot of alternative offers to send cargo to USA. Another options are: LCL (Less than a container load), Roll on Roll off for vehicles, , AIR Cargo, Curriers like FedEx, DHL, UPS etc.

What is better FCL (Full container load) or Shared Container LCL from China’s ocean freights to the United States of North America?

Shipping commercial or personal cargo from China to USA as electronics, lighting, machines, furniture, clothing, food, cars, boats, motorcycles, jet ski, motor homes, auto parts, personal effects, etc, the first step to ship to USA is to assess your shipping volume and weight, then contact your forwarder or shiping agent in China. Then your forwarder will recommend you whether you need a is full container or another option is a shared container or a groupage (a less-than-container load, or LCL shipping). Contact BR LOGISTICS USA for more information for shipping recommendations and rates.

Recommended trusted and reliable shipping companies in China to ship to the United States

This list have the examples of the most trusted and reliable international shipping companies from China to USA as ranked by Alphaliner, which provides data online by tracking the capacity of container ships and vessels based on twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). We have also provided the companies profile for each steam shipping line (Shipping company) with they addresses and telephone number to handle containers services, LCL services, and air cargo services from China to the US.

MAERSK LINE WITH SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

As a one of the leading container shipping companies in China (including Hong Kong), Maersk have connected Chinese businesses to the world for nearly a century. They are present at 36 ports, and provide a very good service for Shipping from China to the United States of America serving with a good service door to door.

Office Beijing China:

Shipping company in Beijing, China

Address 17/F, Tower B, Landgent Center,
No. 24 Middle – East Third Ring Road,
Chao Yang District, 100022, Beijing, China.
P.R.China Telephone +86 532 80951000 Opening hours Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00

MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

Mediterranean Shipping Company is a privately owned and global provider of shipping and logistics solutions, with specialization in container shipping services from China to North America, USA and Canada. With their fleet of more than 500 containers shipping vessels and with a capacity of approximately 2 to 3 million TEU, MSC facilitates an international trade between China’s majors ports to the USA,

The company offers routes around all China and delivers 20ft containers and 40ft dry cargo containers as well as reefer cargo. MSC also offers intermodal transportation services that include door to door China to Nigeria, factory to consumer, and a combination of transport solutions to fulfill their delivery obligations to the USA.

MSC office in China:

Shipping company in Shanghai, China

Located in: China Shipping Building Parking Lot

Address: China, Shanghai, Pudong, Pudong Ave, 1号中国船舶大厦5层

CHINA COSCO SHIPPING LINE SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

Cosco China is an Ocean Shipping Company from China with a (COSCO Group of shipping companies) this is a government-owned shipping company and logistics supplier company of the People’s Republic of China. COSCO’s subsidiaries is a part of COSCO Shipping Co Ltd, OOCL, Shanghai Pan Asia Shipping, and New Golden Sea and Coheung.

The COSCO Shipping Group owns more than 360 dry bulk vessels and 10,000 ships for containers transport. The COSCO vessels stops at more than a 1000 containers ports around the world, with also a direct service to USA and all North America. The company is the largest dry bulk carrier and container liner carrier in China and one of the most prominent dry bulk shipping operators in the world offering a weekly service from all China to the United Sates West and East Coast ports.

Shenzhen-China-Asia’s Office:

Shipping company in SOUTH CHINA

53/F, Shenzhen International Chamber of Commerce Tower, inter-junction of Yitian Road, Shenzhen, China.

Tel: +86-755-88286666

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