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Oran (DZORN)

Container shipping Hamburg to Oran

Are you looking for a service to ship a container from Hamburg to Oran (DZORN)? Sea freight has many advantages: you can ship many goods for an attractive price, it is efficient and it is safe. Transporting containers with freight like roll on/roll off or factory parts can be done via e.g. Shandong International Transportation Corporation. Shipping lines offer different types of containers. A big difference is being made between a complete full container (FCL) and (LCL) Less Container Load. Via our freight forwarders we share accurate information regarding international transport Oran (DZ ORN). We offer inside-information about the various sea container types. Besides this we share a 5 step export plan. Fill out the form and we will gladly send you a tailor-made offer with low prices and great conditions.

  • Ocean shipping is an innovative, secure and cheap way to ship high volume products.
  • Compared to air freight, there are fewer restrictions and lower emissions.
  • Sea freight is a solution for worldwide removals and carrying liquid bulk or vehicles.
  • The Port of Oran is a popular port in Algeria.
  • The range of containers includes: 20 footers, 40 footers and Flat Rack, Dry Van, Hard-Top, Tank, Open-Top, Ventilated containers.

Shipping to Oran (DZORN) from Hamburg (DEHAM)

shipping container from port hamburg to port of Oran

Ocean freight shipping is a cost-effective option to ship goods internationally. Your cargo is loaded into the container. The freight forwarder (the middleman) have a special container prepared. A shipping vessel will be ready for your goods at the port of departure (POD) Oran (DZ ORN), and will be shipped over the sea to the customs at the arrival harbour. There are different kind of options: port-to-door, door-to-door, port-to-port, door-to-port. In the table below we offer useful information about the port of delivery.

Port of departurePort of Hamburg (DEHAM)
Country of departureGermany
Port of destinationPort of Oran
Country of destinationAlgeria
Port CodeDZORN
Transport Time+/- 11 days
Shipping costs$$$
Local address1 Rue du 20 Aout, Oran 31000, Algeria
Telephone number21341332441

Freight Forwarder Hamburg – port of Oran

  1. Enter freight details

    Enter the departing port and the port of destination. Decide how you want to export: FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than Container Load). Also select the desired size (twenty foot, forty foot or a high cube).

  2. Loading the freight

    To begin, ensure the freight is properly packaged. To avoid nasty accidents, it is best to pack the freight on pallets. Also make sure you have good labels.

  3. Common Export Documents

    When exporting goods to Oran (DZORN), you will need special export documents (on behalf of national customs): certificates of origin, packing declaration, export/import customs declaration, commercial invoice, bill of lading. A Bill of Lading is a document or electronic invoice released by a shipping agency or carrier to the shipper to confirm that the goods match the description listed on the paperwork and noticing that the cargo is well packed for transport.

  4. Incoterms for transport

    Incoterms are relevant terms for worldwide shipping to agree on the most important contractual terms and obligations for global trade. The chosen Incoterm decides who is responsible for, for example, transit, insurance and customs clearance. The most common incoterms are Cost, Insurance Freight (CIF), Free On Board (FOB), Delivery Duty Paid (DDP).

  5. Track your shipment

    Use the Ocean Shipment Tracking to see where your freight is right now. You will get a notification when the shipping is departed from Port of Loading (POL), arrived at Port of delivery (POD) and when it has arrived at the final destination.

Sea freight from Oran (DZORN) to Hamburg (DEHAM): find a container that suits your cargo

You want to export goods and ship a container from port of Oran – (DZ ORN) to port of Hamburg – (DE HAM)? It is crucial to rent a suitable container. There are smaller and bigger boxes (20 ft, 40 ft) and methods (LCL shipping or FCL shipment). Some main shipping lines are CMA CGM, MSC. The port offers an excellent connection to Wahran, Sidi Ali, Aflu, Médéa, Birin, Algiers, Tigzirt, Timizart, Tazmalt, Constantine, Tuggurt, Warqla, Adrar. Below you can compare all types and read more about the most popular products. Check also more information about Dry Van Containers.

from harbor Oran DZ ORN to hamburg DE HAM

Explanation of the 20 ft container

20-foot containers (a.k.a. dry van) is the most preferred container size. They are easy to stack, so the transport costs are quite low. Ideal for the transportation of bulk goods and personal items or international movings. Keep in mind: The term “TEU” stands for twenty-foot equivalent unit.

  • This box is often used for transporting cargo via the ocean.
  • The size of a 20-foot container is: 5,9 x 2,4 x 2,4 meter.
  • A 20’ft container can hold eleven pallets.
  • The maximum allowable load is +/- 27.800 kilogram.

Information and benefits of 40ft container

The 40-foot container is identical to the 20-foot container, but once the size. He can hold much more cargo. This makes it very economical for transporting bulk goods by sea. Good to know: you can also opt for a taller ‘high cube’ choice. You have more height at your disposal. Stuff can be stacked high.

  • Taller and bulkier than the standard containers.
  • In terms of format, this type comes out to: L 12.19m x W 2.44m x H 2.59m.
  • The Forty Foot Equivalent Unit (FEU) can hold 20-24 pallets.
  • Pay attention to the weight limit of +/- 28.200 kg.

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Information about FCL containers

I case you are going to ship a lot of stuff, it is best to book a full container. Transport specialists call this Full Container Load (FCL). You don’t need to share space with others like LCL. The benefits are great: quick transit time, limited chance of damage and you take advantage of economies of scale. There are also disadvantages: you need large volume to be viable and the financial risk is much greater. Departing from another port? Also check out Antwerp to Oran (DZORN) and Rotterdam to Oran (DZORN).

  • What we mean by FCL is that the container only holds your cargo.
  • Load directly from factory or storage.
  • Recommended for shipments from 15 m3.
  • Available at: e.g. Hapag-Lloyd, COSCO, Maersk, MSC, CMA CGM.

What is a Less than container (LCL)?

If you don’t prefer a full container, it is often a good idea to pick a shared container. You choose a LCL (Less Than Container Load) contract. The premise of LCL is that shipments from various parties are combined to fill up one container. There are many benefits like: it’s perfect for shipping small loads, storage and insurance is advantageous and more flexible during intense shipping season. Pay attention: if you have a cargo load that is more than half a container unit, then FCL is probably your best bet. LCL cost is calculated by volume and weight.

  • LCL means that your cargo will be placed into a partial container.
  • An excellent choice for cargo volumes between 2,5 m3 and 15,5 m3.
  • You only pay for the space you are using.
  • There is always sufficient availability (every season).
  • Available at: e.g. Yang Ming, HMM, ZIM, Wan Hai, Evergreen.

What other types of containers are there

The range of boxes is very diverse for ocean transport. Each type of cargo needs a different solution. The most common type is the Dry van. Besides this, there are also applications for liquid bulk, onions, potatoes, vegetables or high class goods. We give a short explanation below. Also check other destinations such as Klang West (MYPKG), port of Itajai (BRITJ), Cat Lai (VNCLI) harbor and terminal Annaba (DZAAE).

  • Bulk Containers: very suitable for dry bulk goods such as grain and coal.
  • Flat Rack Containers: it is flat and cargo can be loaded either from the sides or from the top.
  • Hard-Top Containers: the walls are generally made of corrugated steel.
  • High-Cube Containers: perfect for large, oversized, tall, and bulky items.
  • Insulated Containers: perfect for storing goods that need a steady temperature.
  • Open-Top Containers: ideal for bulky cargo such as machinery.
  • Palletwide Containers: specially designed for stowing large quantities of Euro pallets.
  • Refrigerated Containers: a reefer is capable of refrigeration for the transportation of temperature-sensitive and perishable cargo.
  • Tank Containers: for the transport of all types of bulk liquid by rail, road and sea.
  • Ventilated Containers: also known as passive (naturally) ventilated or coffee containers.

Main types of ocean cargo: what kind of stuff are you going to ship?

Shipping stuff by sea from Hamburg (DEHAM) to Oran (DZORN) has many benefits: it is economical, very safe and secure and eco-friendly. The main categories of ocean cargo imported via sea shipping includes: containerized, neo bulk, liquid bulk, break bulk, roll on/roll off. You will find all the information in the box below.

  • Car shipping: shipping your vehicle to another part of a country or the other side of the world.
  • House Moving: your international relocation will be less time-consuming and more efficient.
  • Removals (Household Goods): have your household effects shipped to a new home.
  • Liquid Bulk: e.g. gasoline, biofuels, diesel, hydrogen, petroleum, kerosene.
  • Dry Bulk: grain, coal, iron ore but also salt, rods, lumber, sand.
  • Roll on Roll off (RORO): a combination of road and sea transport for wheeled cargo.
  • Breakbulk: ships carrying break-bulk cargo are often called general cargo ships.
  • Retail & other: products like clothes, medical/pharmacy, toys, electronic goods, sports equipment + drinks, food, machines, furniture, fashion.

FAQ: everything you need to know about international transport

How long does it take to ship from Hamburg to Oran?

Shipping a container from Hamburg (DE) to Oran takes around 11 days. The distance between the two ports is about 2450 nautical miles. This is equivalent to 4537 km. If you ship something by sea, you will have to deal with ETD and ETA. ETD means the expected departure time of the vessel. ETA is the date and time at which the vessel is expected to arrive at the dock. The shipping time is determined on the basis of the boat speed, weather conditions and delay at the port.

What is the total price of shipping a container to Oran (DZORN)?

Shipping rates from Hamburg (Germany) to Oran (Algeria) are slightly above average. The total costs are determined by important aspects like cargo type, transit time and pickup charges and Do not hesitate to contact us for a clear quote and estimated shipping time.

What customs documents are needed?

When transporting goods to Oran, then you should pay attention to customs clearance. The following documents are needed for the customs handling procedure: Bill of Lading, Certificate of Origin, Import/export Licenses, Letter of Credit, Insurance Certificate, Packing List. For more substantive information and tips then we advise you to contact the customs of Algeria or check the official website for more info (

What incoterm is best for my business?

Incoterms decide the responsibility of each the exporter along with the importer of products. Popular terms for waterway transportation are CIF and FOB. Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) means the exporting party bears responsibility for all the costs up to and including the ocean freight to the named port of destination. Terms of Free on Board (FOB): the seller is responsible for the entire logistics process for the goods until they are loaded on a shipping vessel. Other Incoterms 2000 you can choose from are: Delivered Duty Paid (DDP), Carriage Paid To (CPT), Ex Works (EXW), Free Carrier (FCA) + Cost and Freight (CFR), Carriage and Insurance Paid To (CIP), Delivered at Place Unloaded (DPU).

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