Shipping to Trinidad and Tobago

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International Container Shipping to Trinidad and Tobago

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 Trinidad and Tobago.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in Trinidad and Tobago: Arima, Port Fortin, Port of Spain, Toco, Tunapuna.

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Trinidad and Tobago has been a member of WTO since 1 March 1995.

The following documents are required to import goods into Trinidad and Tobago: CARICOM invoice, supplier invoice, bill of lading, certificate of origin, shipping documents, declaration of value and an import license (for negative list items only).

Labeling standards, testing, and certification, to the extent required, do not usually hinder U.S. products.

Free Trade Zones
Trinidad and Tobago has one Free Trade Zone that is established in the Point Lisas Industrial Estate. Other free trade zones are being considered.

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 Trinidad and Tobago:

  20' Container 40' ContainerTransit Time 
 East Coast - Port of Spain n/a n/a 15
 West Coast - Port of Spain $2,806.00 $3,256.00 29

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.