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    Shipping containers to Europe

    If you are thinking of shipping a container of goods to Europe via ocean freight, iContainers offers you two options: full (FCL) or shared (LCL or also known as groupage) containers. Get a quote for shipping containers to Europe via our online platform. Compare the most competitive rates, book and track your shipment with complete transparency.

    Location of Europe

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

    Exporting to Europe:

    Algeciras - Hamburg

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    Bilbao - Hamburg

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    Valencia - Hamburg

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    NEW YORK - Barcelona

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    Miami - Barcelona

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    Houston - Barcelona

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    The most popular routes for sending containers to Europe

    If you would like to know more about the shipping routes that carry goods to Europe, keep on reading. There are various popular routes for sending containers by number of TEUs to or from Europe. The most used is the one that links Asia with Northern Europe from the west:

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

    Route West Bound East Bound North Bound South Bound TOTAL
    Asia - North Europe 9,187,000 4,519,000 - - 13,706,000
    Asia - Mediterranean 4,678,000 2,061,000 - - 6,739,000
    North Europe - North America 2,636,000 2,074,000 - - 4,710,000
    North Europe/Mediterranean-East Coast South America - - 795,000 885,000 1,680,000

    Source: Trade Routes – World Shipping Council

    Numerous shipping lines operate on these routes. Of them, the most used route to Europe is the Far East – Mediterranean, which has 31 services:

    ROUTE SERVICES
    North Europe - Far East 28
    Far East - Mediterranean 31
    North Europe - North America 23
    Mediterranean - North America 21
    Europe - Mid- East/ South Asia 40
    Total 143

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

    Source: Drewry Container Forecaster Q1 & Q2 2013

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    Which European ports are specialised in containers?

    Of the 100 most important ports for handling containers, 15 are located in Europe:

    EUROPEAN PORT RANKINGS - CONTAINER TRAFFIC - 2014

    WORLD RANK PORT COUNTRY TEUs
    11 Rotterdam Netherlands 12.453
    15 Hamburg Germany 9.729
    16 Antwerp Belgium 9.136
    23 Bremen Ports Germany 5.796
    31 Algeciras - La Linea Spain 4.457
    32 Valencia Spain 4.442
    38 Felixstowe UK 3.680
    46 Gioia Tauro Italy 3.062
    51 Marsaxlokk Malta 2.869
    58 Le Havre France 2.554
    72 Genoa Italy 2.173
    79 Barcelona Spain 1.894
    81 Southampton United Kingdom 1.662
    95 La Spezia Italy 1.301
    99 Gdansk Poland 1.212

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

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    Necessary documentation for sending containers to Europe

    In this guide for the procedure and exportation documents (website in Spanish), created by the Information Services Department at ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones, you can check everything you need to do to send a container to Europe. For more information, do not hesitate to contact our exportation experts at iContainers.

    Selecting the Incoterm that you are going to use when sending your goods to Europe is one of the most important steps.