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    Shipping containers to Asia

    If you want to ship a container to Asia, iContainers guarantees you the best rates for shipping full (FCL) or shared (groupage or LCL) containers by sea. Our online platform allows you to get a quote in less than 15 seconds, book and track your shipment to Asia without worry.

    Location of Asia

    How much does it cost to ship a container to or from Asia?

    Exporting to Asia:

    Barcelona - Shanghai

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    Valencia - Shanghai

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    Madrid - Shanghai

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    Long Beach - Shanghai

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    Los Angeles - Shanghai

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    NEW YORK - Shanghai

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    Rotterdam - Shanghai

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    Antwerp - Shanghai

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    The most popular routes for sending containers to Asia

    The most used route in terms of TEUs for trading with Asia is the one that links Asia to America. This is the list of the most important shipping routes when sending containers to or from Asia:

    Top trade routes from / to Asia (TEU shipped) 2013

    ROUTE WEST BOUND EAST BOUND NORTH BOUND SOUTH BOUND TOTAL
    Asia - North America 7,739,000 15,386,000 - - 23,125,000
    Asia - North Europe 9,187,000 4,519,000 - - 13,706,000
    Asia - Mediterranean 4,678,000 2,061,000 - - 6,739,000
    Asia - Middle East 3,700,000 1,314,000 - - 5,014,000
    Australia - Far East - - 1,072,016 1,851,263 2,923,279
    Asia - East Coast South America - - 621,000 1,510,000 2,131,000

    Source: Trade Routes – World Shipping Council

    The route with the most services to Asia is Europa – Middle East / South Asia. Here is the list of all the routes whose origin or destination is Asia by number of available services:

    ROUTE SERVICES
    Far East - North America 73
    North Europe - Far East 28
    Far East - Mediterranean 31
    Europe - Mid- East/ South Asia 40
    Far East - Mid-East/South Asia 72
    North America - Mid-East/South Asia 10
    Far East - Mid-East/South Asia 72
    Australasia 34
    TOTAL 288

    Note:Some services might have been counted for more than one route.

    Source:Drewry Container Forecaster Q1 & Q2 2013

    With iContainers, you do not need to contact any middlemen to get the best rate that fits your budget. In less than 15 seconds you can compare the best rates for sending your goods to Asia by using our online quote generator.

    Which Asian ports are specialised in containers?

    Of the 100 most important ports for handling containers, 38 are located in Asia:

    ASIAN PORT RANKINGS - CONTAINER TRAFFIC - 2014

    WORLD RANK PORT COUNTRY TEUs
    2 Singapore Singapore 33869
    6 Busan South Korea 18423
    9 Dubai Ports United Arab Emirates 14750
    12 Port Klang Malaysia 10736
    13 Kaohsiung Taiwan 10593
    19 Tanjung Pelepas Malasyia 7897
    21 Laem Chabang Thailand 6518
    22 Saigon Port Co. LTD Vietnam 6334
    26 Tanjung Priok Indonesia 5034
    28 Tokyo Japan 4917
    29 Saigon New Port VietNam 4750
    30 Jawaharlal Nehru India 4496
    33 Khor Fakkan United Arab Emirates 4256
    34 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 4200
    35 Colombo Sri Lanka 4097
    39 Manila Philippines 3673
    41 Ambarli Turkey 3445
    48 Mina Raysut (Salalah) Oman 3030
    49 Keelung Taiwan 2943
    52 Yokohama Japan 2775
    53 Nagoya Japan 2740
    54 Bandar Abbas Iran 2691
    56 Kobe Japan 2628
    63 St. Petersburg Russia 2375
    67 Kwangyang South Korea 2318
    68 Inchon South Korea 2290
    73 Osaka Japan 2161
    82 Dammam Saudi Arabia 1655
    83 Chittagong Bangladesh 1629
    86 Karachi Pakistan 1591
    87 Madras India 1552
    88 Bangkok Thailand 1536
    90 Taichung Taiwan 1514
    91 Icel (Mersin) Turkey 1484
    96 Penang Malaysia 1266
    97 Ashdod Israel 1250
    98 Beirut Lebanon 1225
    100 Haifa Israel 1196

    Source: Top 100 ports in the world 2014 - World Shipping Council

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    Necessary documentation for sending containers to Asia

    Do you already have the necessary documents for your shipment to Asia? On ICEX's webpage (in Spanish) you will find valuable instructions listed by country.

    One of the most important steps when you are going to send a container to Asia is the Incoterm. Make sure to choose the Incoterm that best fits your profile.