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Cost of Shipping a Container to Mauritania

Published on 2021-08-24

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

Cost of shipping a container to Mauritania
Mauritania Container Shipping Cost

Shipping a container to Mauritania would cost a lot of money.

To get your money’s worth, make sure that you get assistance from a reliable moving company.

Three Men And A Truck offers quality logistic services all around the world, including Mauritania. We can assure you that your cargo will arrive at its destination safely without breaking the bank.

But how much does it cost to move a container overseas? Let’s take a look.

How much does it cost to ship a container to Mauritania?

Various factors influence the cost of moving a full container to another country. But more often than not, the total cost depends on your cargo, end destination, and mode of transportation. To give you an idea about it, here’s how each factor affects the shipping cost.

  • Cargo – the moving firm will measure and weigh your cargo. If it exceeds the allowed measurements for transportation, you will pay higher than the average cost.
  • Final destination – Your shipping rate will be calculated through the distance traveled by your cargo. If it will have a long-distance trip, then you would pay a higher shipping fee.
  • Mode of transportation – Each type of transportation charges a different amount of shipping fee. Air freight has the highest shipping rate, while land freight is the cheapest option.

In addition to that, the time when you would ship your cargo can affect the total cost of shipping a container to Mauritania. If you move it during the peak season, usually from May to October, there could be delays and an increase in the shipping rates. The ports in Mauritania could be busy during those months because of the arriving and departing tourists.

Though not as significant as the ones above, the following can also affect the overall shipping cost:

  • Insurance
  • Packing
  • Taxes and Custom fees
  • Inspections
  • General Rate Increase
  • Storage
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Instant Rates For Shipping Containers To Mauritania

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 Mauritania of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container $1880
40 ft Container $2350

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

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

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL $135/CBM
Personal Effects $855
Household Goods $950
International House Moving Costs

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

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less) $860
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs) $2950
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs) $3890
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs) $4755

Container Car Shipping

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

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container) $2350
SUV (Container) $2430
Sedan via RORO $1350
SUV via RORO $1440

Which Size of Shipping Container Works Best for Me?

The best option for residential and commercial shipment is a 20ft or 40ft container.

The 20ft container can store the contents of a two-bedroom apartment. But if you need to move more than that, the 40ft containers are the best option.

When shipping your stuff, it’s not necessary to pay for the entire container. You can choose between FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less Than Container Load) shipment.

In LCL, you have to share the storage space of a container with other people. Meanwhile, in FCL, you would have to pay for an entire container to move your belongings. This method is faster and safer because the container will only carry your items.

Different Types of Freight Transportation

You can ship your container through land, air, or sea. However, you can only use air and ocean freight if you are moving a container to Mauritania from the United States.

Sea freight is a cost-effective option. Your shipping rate will depend on the dimension of your cargo. However, it would take days or weeks before your container arrives at its end destination.

If you can’t wait that long for your shipping boxes, pick air freight. It would only take a day before your cargo arrives at its destination. However, expect to pay a high shipping fee, especially if you are moving heavy items. Air freight calculates your shipping cost based on the weight of your cargo.

What’s Next?

Now that you know the factors that could affect the cost of shipping a container to Mauritania, your next move is to contact us! We’ll give you a free quote then we can start packing your things. You can call us at (888) 908-6496 or send us an email at info@threemenandatruck.com.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Documents Are Necessary When Shipping to Mauritania?

The documents generally required from Mauritanian importers include the commercial invoice, the bill of lading or certificate of origin, and the certificate of inspection given by the Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS). The commercial invoice should contain the name and address of the buyer and seller, the place and date the invoice was prepared, the method of shipment, the quantity, description, and price of the goods, and delivery and payment terms. Large payments are usually made by irrevocable and confirmed letters of credit or by direct bank transfer. Cash payments are also frequently used for smaller purchases. Importers require pre-shipment inspection and quality control. The certificate of review should accompany imported goods.

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

Under Islamic strictures, Mauritanians are prohibited from importing alcoholic drinks, pork, and sexually explicit material. Some international companies operating in Mauritania have received government permission to consume alcohol by their expatriate staff. Import of firearms requires special licenses.

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

Despite relatively high tariffs, import demand is growing. Import duties are generally calculated according to the goods’ original invoice price (CIF value). When the buyer does not present the original invoice, the Customs Service evaluates the local market value of the product and applies the appropriate rate. Customs officials use an unpublished list showing import taxes and duties for various items.

Tariffs vary according to the importance attributed to the particular commodity (between zero and 35%, for instance, for “essential” goods). Foreign investors frequently complain of corruption and complexity in customs procedures.

What Happens If I Lose the Bill of Lading?

You wouldn’t obtain a new copy unless the original document was found. You will be mandated to submit several requirements to get another copy, such as:

• A letter from the shipper
• Count order
• Letter of indemnity
• Bank guarantee
• A commercial invoice and packing list.

What’s The Difference Between Shipping Taxes and Shipping Duties?

Before shipping a container to Mauritania, you must study the difference between tariffs, taxes, and duties.

● You’ll incur duty fees every time you import a product into a country. To determine how freely a product can be allowed into the country, the government fixed these fees. Duties will always be there no matter how much they change.

● Tariffs are fees imposed by a government for categories of products at specific times. Like duties, a tariff’s percentage increase is calculated from the product’s import value, and the end-customer receives the fees. Consumer habits are affected by how fast the prices of imported goods change.

● The standard percentage is the basis of import taxes and the additional cost added to any imported product entering the country. Depending on the country, this is called Value-Added Tax (VAT) or Goods and Services Tax (GST). In terms of implementation, VAT and GST are indistinguishable, but each is applied to various products based on the country importing into.

What’s The Difference Between a Freight Forwarder, a Broker, And An NVOCC?

When shipping your container to Mauritania, nothing is more important than ensuring the company you connect with is the perfect fit. That’s why we have to tap into the differences between two types of partner companies, such as Freight Forwarders and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs).

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) classifies Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs as Ocean Transportation Intermediaries. They are considered the same during most transportation procedures due to their identical FMC classification, but there are several differences between the two. In the areas of multimodal transport and international maritime, these differences are especially apparent.

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

You may be planning to bring specific items to Mauritania before you travel, and you can’t wait to use everything. But before starting to pack everything you want to be shipped, you must consider the container’s space. The worst thing you can experience is getting your items removed right before you send your container just because you didn’t do your homework on specific site requirements!

A 20-foot storage container usually requires about 75 feet of straight clearance. A 40-foot storage container will need about 100 feet of straight clearance. For most containers, you need a minimum of 12 feet of width clearance and 20 feet of overhead clearance.

Do I Need to Be Present When My Container Is Delivered?

You will be reminded to be present during the shipping day, even before the container gets delivered to your place.


Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

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

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

Grenada to Mauritania
Guatemala to Mauritania
Guinea to Mauritania
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Guyana to Mauritania
Haiti to Mauritania
Honduras to Mauritania
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Jamaica to Mauritania
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Jordan to Mauritania
Kazakhstan to Mauritania
Kenya to Mauritania
Kiribati to Mauritania
Korea North to Mauritania
Korea South to Mauritania
Kosovo to Mauritania
Kuwait to Mauritania
Kyrgyzstan to Mauritania
Laos to Mauritania
Latvia to Mauritania
Lebanon to Mauritania
Lesotho to Mauritania
Liberia to Mauritania
Libya to Mauritania
Liechtenstein to Mauritania
Lithuania to Mauritania
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Macedonia to Mauritania
Madagascar to Mauritania
Malawi to Mauritania
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Maldives to Mauritania
Mali to Mauritania
Malta to Mauritania
Marshall Islands to Mauritania
Mauritius to Mauritania
Mexico to Mauritania
Micronesia to Mauritania
Moldova to Mauritania
Monaco to Mauritania
Mongolia to Mauritania
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Mozambique to Mauritania
Myanmar, {Burma} to Mauritania
Namibia to Mauritania
Nauru to Mauritania
Nepal to Mauritania
Netherlands to Mauritania
New Zealand to Mauritania
Nicaragua to Mauritania
Niger to Mauritania
Nigeria to Mauritania
Norway to Mauritania
Oman to Mauritania
Pakistan to Mauritania

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

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 Chris@threemovers.com

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