Container Shipping to Kuwait

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International Container Shipping to Kuwait

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 Kuwait.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in Kuwait: Abdali, Al Jahrah, as-Salimiyah, Kuwait City.

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Kuwait has been a WTO member since 1995.

To import goods into Kuwait, the following documents are required: commercial invoice, certificate of origin, official delivery order, and packing list.

Free Trade Zones

Free Trade Zone of Kuwait is located in Shuwaikh. This is a privately-managed Free Trade Zone, which allows 100% foreign ownership of businesses inside the zone. This zone doesn’t provide any import duties. In addition, foreign corporate income is tax-free. KFTZ provides a diversity of infrastructural services.
Tel: 802808,
Fax: 4822067

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 Kuwait:

 20’ Container 40’ Container Transit Time 
 East Coast - Kuwait City  $1,502.00 $2,485.00 29
 West Coast - Kuwait City  $1,617.00 $2,014.00 37
 East Coast - Shuwaikh  $1,833.00 $2,308.00 29
 West Coast - Shuwaikh $1,617.00 $2,014.00 37

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.