Things to know about exporting goods by sea
The ocean occupies a quarter of the earth's area, so it is not unreasonable to say that international maritime transport holds a particularly important position in transporting goods on the world market. Compared to other modes of transport of goods, the volume of goods transported by sea accounts for nearly 80% of the total volume of goods shipped worldwide.
1. Characteristics of international transport by
Means of transportation are mainly large capacity
Transport distance on the sea surface (water
Transport routes often go through many seaports.
2. Classification of sea products
Dangerous goods: MSDS / item 1 must be checked
3. Shipping companies in the world:
Mearsk, CMA-CGM, APL, PIL, NYK, KLINE, OOCL, COSCO, Evergreen, Yangming, Hamburg Sud, UASC, WANHAI, TS LINE, SITC ...
4. Major seaports in the world
Europe: Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Genoa, Piraeus, Southampton...
Asia: Singapore, Hongkong, Bangkok, Port Kelang, Taichung, Busan, Hochiminh, Jebel Ali, Nhava sheva, Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai, Shenzhen …….
America: Longbeach, New York, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires ……
Africa: Johanesburg, Durban
Oceania: Sydney, Brisbane, Melburne, Auckland
5. Advantages and disadvantages of international transport by sea.
The transport capacity of sea transport is huge.
Sea freight costs are often much lower than other modes of transport.
Specialize in bulky and diversified goods (this is the advantage that sea transport is popularly used in the world so far).
The time of transporting goods is quite long compared to other forms of transport.
Sea transport requires high technical quality preservation of goods on board.
Risks in shipping by sea are quite high and dangerous.
6. Summary of procedures and documents for international transport by sea
Step 1: Apply for a license
Step 2: Confirm payment.
Step 3: Prepare export goods.
Step 4: Check export goods.
Step 5: Rent a train (if any).
Step 6: Buy insurance (if any).
Step 7: Customs clearance.
Step 8: Delivery.
Step 9: Make payment procedures.
Step 10: Handle complaints.
There are 10 basic steps to export sea shipment, however in the actual working process, there will certainly be many problems arising. If you need to export your goods by sea, please come to Lec to have the most effective and cost-effective solution!