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Puerto Madryn (ARPMY)

Container shipping Hamburg to Puerto Madryn

You are planning to ship a container from Hamburg to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY)? Sea freight is a convenient transport solution: large items can be shipped for competitive rates, it is economical and it is safe. Transporting containers with freight like liquids or factory parts is very easy with e.g. Sinotrans. When you want to forward a container, you can choose from various types of containers. An important point of attention is (FCL) full containers and a container with combined cargo (LCL). Via our transport specialists you will get helpful information for international transport Puerto Madryn (AR PMY). We share inside-information about the various sea container types. Besides this we share a step-by-step export plan. Mail us with your needs and we get you a quote with a competitive rate.

  • Ocean shipping is a fast, secure and affordable way to ship your goods to anywhere in the world.
  • Compared to air freight, you have lower costs and more time for document processing.
  • Sea freight is recommended for worldwide relocations and shipping liquids or machinery.
  • The Port of Puerto Madryn is an important logistics artery in Argentina.
  • The range of containers includes: normal 20 & 40 foot, High Cube and Hard-Top, Dry Van, Flat Rack, Tank, Refrigerated, Open-Top containers.

Shipping to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY) from Hamburg (DEHAM)

shipping container from port hamburg to port of Puerto Madryn

Ocean freight shipping is a reliable way of large-volume transportation. Your material is packed in shipping containers. The freight forwarder (intermediary) will arrange the container. A shipping vessel will be ready for your goods at the port of origin (POO) Puerto Madryn (AR PMY), and will be shipped by sea to the addressee at the arrival harbour. They offer solutions like port-to-port, door-to-port, door-to-door, port-to-port. In the table below we offer useful information about the port of destination.

Port of departurePort of Hamburg (DEHAM)
Country of departureGermany
Port of destinationPort of Puerto Madryn
Country of destinationArgentina
Port CodeARPMY
Transportation time+/- 35 days
Shipping costs$$$
Office addressMuelle Alte. Storni, Ruta Provincial No 1, Madryn, Chubut 9120, Argentina
Phone number02965451-400

Freight Forwarder Hamburg – port of Puerto Madryn

  1. Details of your shipping

    Enter the port of origin and the arrival port. Choose if you want to ship a complete full container (FCL) or (LCL) Less Container Load. Find a container size that fits your goods (20-foot, 40-foot, or a 40-foot high cube).

  2. Pack you load

    First of all, your load need to be prepared in the right way. To transport the cargo in good condition, ensure that your cargo is always placed on pallets. Tip: make sure you have recognizable labels on the freight.

  3. Customs document

    When exporting goods to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY), you must send up-to-date export documents (for the national customs): commercial invoice, certificates of origin, export/import customs declaration, bill of lading, packing list. With a Bill of Lading we mean a document issued by a Carrier to a Shipper, to acknowledge that they have received the goods and noticing that the cargo is well packed for transport.

  4. Choosing the Incoterms

    Incoterms are suitable terms in the transport-market to define the responsibilities and costs between two parties correctly. The Incoterm defines who assumes the risk of, for example, export/import documents, insurances and transport. For freight by sea, these are the most popular terms: Ex Works (EXW), Delivery Duty Paid (DDP), Free On Board (FOB).

  5. Ship Live Tracking

    Use cargo and container tracking to check where your container is right now. You can see 24/7 when the vessel is departed from Port of Loading (POL), arrived at Port of Discharge (POD) and when it has arrived at the final destination.

Sea freight from Puerto Madryn (ARPMY) to Hamburg (DEHAM): select your container type

You want to ship a container from port of Puerto Madryn – (AR PMY) to port of Hamburg – (DE HAM)? Make sure you ask an appropriate container. They are available in different sizes (20 foot, 40 foot) and different container specifications (LCL shipping or FCL shipment). Several shipping lines operate on this route. Your cargo can be quickly transported to surrounding cities. In the paragraph below you will find useful information about the most common sizes and types. You can also click through to our page about LCL Shipping.

from harbor Puerto Madryn AR PMY to hamburg DE HAM

Details of a 20 foot container

20-foot containers (a.k.a. dry van) is the most preferred container size. It’s a very common and efficient size, which ensures low handling costs. Ideal for the transportation of bulk goods and personal items and removals. Nice to know: TEU abbreviation stands for Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit.

  • This box offers a solution for transporting cargo by sea.
  • A 20-foot container is described in terms of size as: 5898 (l) x 2390 (h) x 2350 (w) mm.
  • You can use 11 pallets on one tier.
  • In terms of weight load, the following applies: +/- 27.600 kilogram.

Information and benefits of 40 ft container

A40 foot container is standard applied to shipping bulk goods. You can pack a lot of cargo in this. All this makes it a very effective means for shipping large sea freight. Moreover, you can also choose a higher ‘high cube’ version. You have more height at your disposal. Ideal if you have high cargo.

  • Often chosen for large loads.
  • The dimensions are the same internationally: 12.025m long x 2.352m wide x 2.393m high.
  • It can hold 23-24 Euro pallets or 20-21 standard pallets in one row.
  • Pay attention to the weight limit of +/- 28.300 kg.

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FCL: Full Container

When you need a lot of container space, then it is usually better to book a full container. Transport specialists call this Full Container Load (FCL). All cargo space is used exclusively for you. There are many advantages to it: Usually a faster transit time, a smaller chance of damage to the freight and it’s more cost-effective. Pay attention to the disadvantages: it is expensive for small loads and unloading can be a hassle. Do you want to send items from another port? Check also Antwerp to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY) and Rotterdam to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY).

  • The idea of FCL is that you book a single container exclusively for your cargo transportation only.
  • Very suitable for goods with a large dimension.
  • If you’re shipping more than 14 m3.
  • Available at: e.g. Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, CMA CGM, COSCO, ONE.

When is a LCL container a good choice?

When you have too little goods to fill a full container, then your cargo will be combined with other cargo. You choose a LCL (Less Than Container Load) contract. With LCL transport, you pay per m3 or per metric ton for space inside a complete container. There are many positive aspects to mention like: you will share all costs with the other suppliers, reduces the costs of keeping a high inventory of goods stored and it offers consistent weekly sailing schedules for sea freight. Notable: if you can fill more than half of a container, then it is usually more interesting to opt for FCL. The shipping rates are based on the volume in m3 and the weight of the freight.

  • The goal of LCL is that you make use of a partial container for the transportation.
  • The best choice for a charge between 2 m3 – 14 m3.
  • You only pay for the space you need in a shipping.
  • Easier to book during peak season.
  • Available at: e.g. Evergreen, POL, Yang Ming, HMM, ZIM.

Information about other types of containers

The range of boxes is very varied for freight forwarding. There is a suitable solution for every type of cargo. The Dry van is the variant that most people will recognize. There are innovative and special constructions for liquids, vegetables and fruit or high class goods. We give a short explanation below. You can also check more information about shipping to Dammam (SADMM), port of Puerto Castilla (HNPCA), Izmit Korfezi (TRIZT) harbor and terminal Gioia Tauro (ITGIT).

  • Bulk Containers: used to ship a broad range of dry cargo like grain and coal.
  • Flat Rack Containers: the walls allows for the loading of cargo from the top and/or sides.
  • Hard-Top Containers: for shipping heavy to very heavy cargo.
  • High-Cube Containers: ideal when a slightly larger volume capacity is needed.
  • Insulated Containers: for transporting goods with the need of low temperature for a short distance.
  • Open-Top Containers: ideal for bulky cargo such as machinery.
  • Palletwide Containers: ideal for transporting euro pallets.
  • Refrigerated Containers: reefers are used for goods which need to be transported at a constant temperature.
  • Tank Containers: for the transport of liquids, gases and powders as bulk cargo.
  • Ventilated Containers: passive (naturally) ventilated or coffee containers.

Freight types: what do you want to transport by sea?

Exporting load by ocean from Hamburg (DEHAM) to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY) has a lot of pluses: attractive pricing, particularly interesting for bulk cargo and much more environmentally friendly than e.g. air freight. Much seen ocean cargo via sea import/export routes are: roll on/roll off, neo bulk, dry bulk, break bulk, containerized. Below you can read more information about it.

  • Car shipping: a professional company ships your vehicle internationally.
  • House Moving: your belongings will be safe and secured with international relocation.
  • Removals (Household Goods): have your household effects shipped to a new home.
  • Liquid Bulk: e.g. kerosene, hydrogen, chemicals, petroleum, gasoline, diesel.
  • Dry Bulk: iron ore, coal, grain and things like salt, sand, plates, cement.
  • Roll on Roll off (RORO): a combination of road and sea transport for wheeled cargo.
  • Breakbulk: For the transport of cargo that don’t fit in standard-size shipping containers or cargo bins.
  • Retail & other: products like electronic goods, art and antiques, clothes, toys, sports equipment & drinks, fashion, machines, furniture, shoes.

All you need to know about international transport (FAQ)

What is the shipping time from Hamburg to Puerto Madryn?

Shipping a container from Hamburg (DE) to Puerto Madryn takes around 35 days. The ship has to cover a distance of about 8200 nautical miles (NM). This is roughly equivalent to 15186 km. If you make a sea shipment, you get 2 types of important values: ETD and ETA. ETD means the expected departure time of the vessel. ETA means the Expected or Estimated Time of Arrival. The exact shipping time depends on displacement of the vessel, wind force and direction and type of cargo.

What is the total price of shipping a container to Puerto Madryn (ARPMY)?

Shipping rates from Hamburg (Germany) to Puerto Madryn (Argentina) are slightly above average. The final invoice amount is determined by various ingredients such as cargo type, period of the year and the Incoterms you have agreed on. Do not hesitate to contact us for a completely free, no-obligation quote today.

What customs documents are needed?

When sending goods to Puerto Madryn, then you must have the administration in order for customs clearance. You will need the following documentation: Packing List, Letter of Credit, Import/export Licenses, Bill of Lading, Insurance Certificate, Certificate of Origin. If you are not sure whether you will be charged extra or not, you can contact the customs of Argentina or view the website of the port/government (

What are Incoterms and which ones should you know?

Incoterms decide the responsibility of both the exporter and also the importer of goods. For sea transportation, we usually use FOB and CIF. CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight) means the selling party takes care of all the costs up to and including the ocean freight to the required port. Terms of Free on Board (FOB): the supplier to pay for the delivery of the goods until they are loaded onto a shipping vessel. Other commonly used Incoterms 2000 are e.g. Ex Works (EXW), Carriage Paid To (CPT), Free Carrier (FCA), Free Alongside Ship (FAS) & Delivered At Place (DAP), Carriage and Insurance Paid To (CIP), Cost and Freight (CFR).

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