Shipping in Costa Rica
Procedure / Requirements
- Customers will require Rated Original Bill of Lading for Customs clearance.
- Once Customs authorizes the release of the cargo, the customer can then request the haulage of the container, sending an e-mail to our Customer Service department firstname.lastname@example.org including information regarding final destination of the cargo. The customer needs to settle collect charges for Sealand to proceed with the haulage.
- For Carrier Haulage cargo, there is an extra charge of USD100.00 per container as a local charge associated to this handling at port, in case there is a DUA Rojo, there will be a charge of $100/per container to move units to a local depot for inspection.
- For Carrier Haulage cargo, customer must inform us once the DUA is presented at our container yard and confirm by email (email@example.com) the instructions to move the containers to the final destination (bonded warehouse or customer’s facilities)
- For all import cargo, it is a requirement to present an original set of the BLs into our office so the release of the cargo can be processed. This requirement does not apply for NVOCC's.
- Please click here for monthly vessel schedules and cut-offs .
- Oversized cargo subject to approval.
- IMO cargo subject to approval.
- For more information, please contact (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- For all container types and as per government regulation, the maximum weight accepted is 21.5 tons for cargo in chassis of 2 axles, overweight should be moved in chassis of 3 axles.
Demurrage / Detention / Free time
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