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Cost Of Shipping a Container to Malta

Published on 2021-08-24

How Much Does It Cost To Ship A Container To Malta?

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Malta Container Shipping Cost

Our goal at Three Movers is to save you the headache of figuring out how to ship a container. We can deliver your shipment to most countries in the world, including Malta. Transparency being one of our core principles, we break down all the elements that determine the shipping cost.

Factors That Affect the Cost of Shipping

Our pricing formula takes five main factors into account:

  1. The time of the year: When the demand rises during the high season (August, September, January, and February), shipping costs follow the same trajectory.
  2. The destination port: You will be charged port fees upon arrival. The rates vary from port to port.
  3. The mode of transport.
  4. The distance covered.
  5. Your cargo’s weight and volume.

Remember that the experts at Three Movers will strive to ensure you have all the information needed to make the most cost-effective decision.

Other factors that are relevant when calculating the shipping cost include:

  • General Rate Increase (GRI): The GRI is a tool for maintaining profit margins when operating costs change.
  • Insurance: Your peace of mind will cost a proportion of the cargo’s value.
  • Customs fees: Customs officials will rely on Malta’s laws to determine your import duty obligations.
  • Inspections: You bear the cost of inspection if your container is selected for inspection.
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Instant Rates For Shipping Containers To Malta

Average Container Shipping Rates Estimates

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

FCL shipping is best for transporting lots of boxes, pallets and anything which will require a full container shipping to Malta of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container $730
40 ft Container $790

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL shipping is more affordable way to transport less than container load shipments to Malta.

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

Household Goods $535
Personal Effects $485
International House Moving Costs

International house moving to Malta services – quick, easy and cheap.

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less) $535
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs) $1750
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs) $2050
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs) $2800

Container Car Shipping

International auto transport services to Malta via RoRo and container ships. Ship cars, trucks, suvs, atv’s, boats, RV’s, heavy equipment and more.

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container) $1630
SUV (Container) $1730
Sedan via RORO $1070
SUV via RORO $1150

Which Size of Shipping Container Works Best for Me?

Focus on the two standard choices available. The 20ft container fits anything below a three-bedroom house, while the 40ft container fits cargo that fits a four-bedroom at the minimum.

You have the luxury of the Full Container Load (FCL) option, which entails having only your cargo fitted in the container. If you feel there is enough room to share, you can select the Less Than Container Load (LCL) option, where you split the cost of the container with other parties whose cargo is loaded onto the container.

Understanding the Different Types of Freight Transportation

Due to the intercontinental transport aspect of shipping a container to Malta, rail and road transport are not viable options. Here are your options:

  1. Sea Freight: While you will have to be patient and wait for 2-8 weeks, you will be happy to know that it costs five times less than the price of air transport.
  2. Cargo Plane: Get value for your money by getting your shipment to Malta in 2-4 business days.

What’s Next?

We hope that the information provided offers you an insight into how we calculate shipping costs. Please feel free to visit our website and fill out your details to generate a free quote instantly. Our customer service representatives are more than happy to create the quote for you if you call our toll-free number (888) 202-0036 and tell us about your container shipping needs. Trust Three Movers to prioritize the safety of your property and avoiding damages while offering you’re the cheapest rates in the market.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Documents Are Necessary When Shipping to Malta?

Before shipping a container to Malta, you must take into consideration the following documentation requirements

The Single Administrative Document (SAD). The SAD describes goods and their movement worldwide and is essential for trade outside the EU or trade of non-EU goods. Goods brought into the EU customs territory are subject to customs supervision until customs formalities are completed.

The Summary Declaration. The Summary Declaration is filed by the person who brought the goods into the customs territory of the Community or by any person who assumes responsibility for carriage of the goods following such entry, or the person in whose name the person referred to above acted.

Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI). All companies established outside of the EU must have an EORI number if they wish to lodge a customs declaration or an Entry/Exit Summary declaration and should use this number for their customs clearances. More information about the EORI can be found on this page.

For more information about the listed documents, please visit the International Trade Administration’s website.

What Types of Goods Am I NOT Allowed to Ship to Malta?

If you’re planning to ship a specific item to Malta, you must know certain restrictions on some goods. Make sure to abide by the following products’ stipulations to avoid delays and be held at Customs:

● Animal Products
● Cosmetics
● Discs
● Electrical Items
● Films
● Honey
● Intercompany Data on CD-ROM/Disk
● Parts
● Shoes
● Test Reagent
● Textiles
● Toys
● USB Sticks
● Alcoholic Beverages
● CITES Shipments
● Drugs
● Electronic Cigarette / Vaping Product
● Food
● Gambling Devices
● Medicine
● Military Equipment
● Miscellaneous
● Personal Effects
● Plastic Kitchenware
● Products Made in Iran
● Rough Diamonds
● Wine

What Is a Bill of Lading?

The Bill of Lading is a document provided by the shipping carrier, acknowledging receipt of products and embodying an agreement to transport the goods to a stated destination. It creates a written agreement between a transport company and its client.

Are Shipping Containers Waterproof and Properly Ventilated?

All containers will be waterproof and come with a product guarantee. However, when a container is sold in “AS-IS” condition, it may have holes or crooked impairment, such as damaged corner posts. They are priced accordingly but are not guaranteed to be light and watertight.

Vents on the upper part of the side walls are manufactured for shipping containers. These might make containers placed inside a wet or cold environment prone to moisture and may accumulate rust, so it would be wise to have your ventilation checked every now and then.

My Container Is Being Delivered to My Home. How Much Space Is Required?

When delivering a container to your site, you should consider a few factors. You must know in advance the details about permitting requirements, clearance space, delivery fees, and ground conditions.

Most of the time, you will be required to allow at least 12 and 20 feet of width and overhead clearance, respectively, for containers. Furthermore, a 20-ft container would need about 75ft of support, while a 40-ft one needs about 100ft.

What Kind of Taxes, Duties, and/or Fees Do I Have to Pay When Shipping to Malta?

You must be aware of special tariff rates and fees when shipping to Malta.

When products enter the EU, importers should declare them to customs according to their classification in the Combined Nomenclature (CN). All products joining the EU are classified under a tariff code that carries information on:

● Duty rates and other levies on imports and exports
● Any applicable protective measures (e.g., anti-dumping)
● External trade statistics
● Import and export formalities and other non-tariff requirements.

The importer also must pay Value Added Tax (VAT), which goes up to 18 percent.

For the list of specific rates and duties, visit this page.

How Important Is It to Get Insurance for My Cargo?

Containers can get lost, destroyed, or stolen. To avoid huge costs related to these events, we advise you to purchase insurance beforehand. To prevent paying for additional costs, ensure that you have your Bill of Lading with you to protect the cargo against inevitable losses.

A cargo insurance policy indemnifies the cargo motive. Most cargo insurance policies are underwritten on an “all-risk basis.” This means that the insured is covered for risk of loss or damage except for those risks that are expressly excluded in the policy, such as loss or damage due to willful destruction of the goods by the insured or the inherent vice of the goods.

Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

Three Movers can help you ship a container from anywhere in the world to Malta:

Afghanistan to Malta
Albania to Malta
Algeria to Malta
Andorra to Malta
Angola to Malta
Antigua to Malta
Argentina to Malta
Armenia to Malta
Australia to Malta
Austria to Malta
Azerbaijan to Malta
Bahamas to Malta
Bahrain to Malta
Bangladesh to Malta
Barbados to Malta
Belarus to Malta
Belgium to Malta
Belize to Malta
Benin to Malta
Bhutan to Malta
Bolivia to Malta
Bosnia Herzegovina to Malta
Botswana to Malta
Brazil to Malta
Brunei to Malta
Bulgaria to Malta
Burkina to Malta
Burundi to Malta
Cambodia to Malta
Cameroon to Malta
Canada to Malta
Cape Verde to Malta
Central African Rep to Malta
Chad to Malta
Chile to Malta
China to Malta
Colombia to Malta
Comoros to Malta
Congo to Malta
Congo {Democratic Rep} to Malta
Costa Rica to Malta
Croatia to Malta
Cuba to Malta
Cyprus to Malta
Czech Republic to Malta
Denmark to Malta
Djibouti to Malta
Dominica to Malta
Dominican Republic to Malta
East Timor to Malta
Ecuador to Malta
Egypt to Malta
El Salvador to Malta
Equatorial Guinea to Malta
Eritrea to Malta
Estonia to Malta
Ethiopia to Malta
Fiji to Malta
Finland to Malta
France to Malta
Gabon to Malta
Gambia to Malta
Georgia to Malta
Germany to Malta
Ghana to Malta
Greece to Malta

Grenada to Malta
Guatemala to Malta
Guinea to Malta
Guinea-Bissau to Malta
Guyana to Malta
Haiti to Malta
Honduras to Malta
Hungary to Malta
Iceland to Malta
India to Malta
Indonesia to Malta
Iran to Malta
Iraq to Malta
Ireland to Malta
Israel to Malta
Italy to Malta
Ivory Coast to Malta
Jamaica to Malta
Japan to Malta
Jordan to Malta
Kazakhstan to Malta
Kenya to Malta
Kiribati to Malta
Korea North to Malta
Korea South to Malta
Kosovo to Malta
Kuwait to Malta
Kyrgyzstan to Malta
Laos to Malta
Latvia to Malta
Lebanon to Malta
Lesotho to Malta
Liberia to Malta
Libya to Malta
Liechtenstein to Malta
Lithuania to Malta
Luxembourg to Malta
Macedonia to Malta
Madagascar to Malta
Malawi to Malta
Malaysia to Malta
Maldives to Malta
Mali to Malta
Marshall Islands to Malta
Mauritania to Malta
Mauritius to Malta
Mexico to Malta
Micronesia to Malta
Moldova to Malta
Monaco to Malta
Mongolia to Malta
Montenegro to Malta
Morocco to Malta
Mozambique to Malta
Myanmar, {Burma} to Malta
Namibia to Malta
Nauru to Malta
Nepal to Malta
Netherlands to Malta
New Zealand to Malta
Nicaragua to Malta
Niger to Malta
Nigeria to Malta
Norway to Malta
Oman to Malta
Pakistan to Malta

Palau to Malta
Palestine to Malta
Panama to Malta
Papua New Guinea to Malta
Paraguay to Malta
Peru to Malta
Philippines to Malta
Poland to Malta
Portugal to Malta
Qatar to Malta
Romania to Malta
Russian Federation to Malta
Rwanda to Malta
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines to Malta
Samoa to Malta
San Marino to Malta
Sao Tome & Principe to Malta
Saudi Arabia to Malta
Senegal to Malta
Serbia to Malta
Seychelles to Malta
Sierra Leone to Malta
Singapore to Malta
Slovakia to Malta
Slovenia to Malta
Solomon Islands to Malta
Somalia to Malta
South Africa to Malta
South Sudan to Malta
Spain to Malta
Sri Lanka to Malta
St Kitts & Nevis to Malta
St Lucia to Malta
Sudan to Malta
Suriname to Malta
Swaziland to Malta
Sweden to Malta
Switzerland, {Eswatini} to Malta
Syria to Malta
Taiwan to Malta
Tajikistan to Malta
Tanzania to Malta
Thailand to Malta
Timor-Leste to Malta
Togo to Malta
Tonga to Malta
Trinidad & Tobago to Malta
Tunisia to Malta
Turkey to Malta
Turkmenistan to Malta
Tuvalu to Malta
Uganda to Malta
Ukraine to Malta
United Arab Emirates to Malta
United Kingdom to Malta
United States to Malta
Uruguay to Malta
Uzbekistan to Malta
Vanuatu to Malta
Vatican City to Malta
Venezuela to Malta
Vietnam to Malta
Yemen to Malta
Zambia to Malta
Zimbabwe to Malta

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at [email protected]

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