Container Shipping to Cyprus


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International Container Shipping to Cyprus

When shipping your goods to another country, you'll want to import them economically. Get here all required information about rates and shipping services to help you make your container shipping process as easy as possible. Look through the information on free trade zones, customs requirements and rates on shipping your containers to Cyprus.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in Cyprus: Kyrenia, Larnaca, Morphou, Nicosia, Strovolos.

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Cyprus has been a member of WTO since 1995. The country along with 100 customs administrations signed in 2000 the Kyoto Convention, which allows more quick clearance of products through customs.

Import documents include the following: certificate of origin; invoice of supplier (quantity, quality and value of imports) plus packing list; airway bills for products transported by air have to be presented to Cypriot Customs with the custom entry forms.

Free Trade Zones (Ports)

There are free trade zones in the two ports of Limassol and Larnaca. Permission for foreign participation in transshipment activities through Cyprus is usually granted easily by the Central Bank.

When thinking of using FCL shipping option (20’ and 40’ containers), you should keep in mind the following advantages:
1) The container volume is all at your disposal;
2) You don’t have to have to wait for your order being consolidated with other orders shipped to the same destination;
3) Mind that your goods will stay in the container from the time of loading in the origin port to the time of unloading at the destination.

Here are the estimated costs on importing your container from United States to the ports in Cyprus:

  20’ Container40’ Container  Transit Time
 East Coast - Limassol $1,841.00 $2,285.00 23
 West Coast - Limassol $3,391.00 $4,406.00 36

To get the full cost of transportation you should add the following:

- Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF Charges) - $90 - $180
- Wharfage - $3 per MT
- Bill of Lading - $50
- Drayage from Terminal to Your Door (depends on the distance) - $220 (minimum) for 20’ and $235 (minimum) for 40’ container
- Fuel Surcharge - starts at $40
- Shipper's Declaration (Over $2,500.00) - $50
- Allowance for Industrial Goods - $100 - $150
- Hazardous Material - $100

Please note that these charges are subject to change. Request an online quote to get the fresh rates.