International Maritime Transportation
What it is?
This is the most utilized service in international commerce, due to its capacity to support big volumes
and quantities. It’s ideal when the shipment has big volumes and there is no availability of terrestrial
In Helsan we are in charge of reserving a space for the shipment with shipping line that has the most
adequate date of departure, always trying to make sure that it goes direct to the port of destiny or at
least touching the fewer amount of ports.
Finally we follow up the whole process to make sure that shipment isn’t unloaded at an incorrect port.
Great flexibility of container types.
Capacity to transport big quantities or volumes
Cost is usually competitive
Meteorological conditions are less relevant than in aerial transport
a) Items description
b) Measurement of the items considering packaging (length, height, wide)
c) Weight of the package
d) Origin and destination (with complete addresses)
a) Type of item.
d) Especificaciones necesarias para la manipulación de la carga
e) Availability of the transportation method
With Helsan you will be able to get a quote through our website.
Or if your prefer through email, WhatsApp or phone.
We must validate the following information:
1. Mileage of the route
2. Weight and volume of the packaged item
3. Origin and destination (with complete addresses)
4. Schedule for the loading and unloading the shipment
5. Ideal method of transportation
6. Tariffs and invoices
Each product has its own code and tariff. Regarding to the documents, they should be
determined (according to the type of commodity), in the days previous to the import and shipment. The most common documents are: Invoice, certificate of origin, and all the letters that are presented during the customs clearance of your goods.
It is usually safe as long as you know some of the history of your supplier. One important tip is to request for a sample, before buying anything in that way you will be able to verify if the materials and quality of the products is the one that you agreed upon.
The risk is minimal. Nevertheless is recommended to buy a special insurance policy, Helsan is able to help with that process.
Customs procedures are long process; that is why Helsan has partnerships with different agents in a wide variety of cities in the world, they are in charge of handling the process to make as efficient as possible.
Definitely no. Depending on the season some ports get saturated, it's also important to mention that some origins had to arrive 1 ship at the time, making the process even longer.
Weapons, money, gold and animals.