Container Shipping to Panama

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International Container Shipping to Panama

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 Panama.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in Panama: Balboa, Colon, Panama City, San Miguelo, Santiago.

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Panama has been a member of WTO since 6 September 1997.

The following documents are required to import goods into Panama: import declaration, commercial invoice, airway bill, bill of landing, commercial license number, phytosanitary certificate, certificate of free sale.

The labelling on imported products may be in the language of origin; however, in accordance with National Technical Standard another additional label, with a description of the contents and instructions for use in Spanish, must be stuck to the packaging.

Free Trade Zones
There is the Colon Free Zone in Panama that is a gigantic entity at the Atlantic gateway to the Panama Canal. 


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.

Check out the estimated costs on importing your commodities from United States to the ports in Panama:

  20’ Container 40’ Container Transit Time
East Coast - Colon   $1,554.00 $2,154.00 11
 West Coast - Colon $3,017.00 $3,796.00 23

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.