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HOUSTON (USHOU)

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portInfoDetails.portInfo.address 111 East Loop North (77029) P.O. Box 2562 (77252-2562) Houston, TX 77252-2562 United States

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portInfoDetails.portInfo.websitewww.portofhouston.com

portInfoDetails.portInfo.phone713-670-2400

portInfoDetails.portInfo.fax713-670-2429

portInfoDetails.portInfo.corporateOfiice 111 East Loop North (77029) P.O. Box 2562 (77252-2562) Houston, TX 77252-2562 United States

portInfoDetails.portInfo.annualCargoTonnage33.5 million tons

portInfoDetails.portInfo.annualCargoVolume1.4 million TEUs

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he Port of Houston is an inland port on Texas' Gulf of Mexico coast. It is linked to the Gulf by the Houston Ship Channel and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the Port of Galveston, which is about 20 nautical miles to the south-southeast across Galveston Bay. The Port of Houston is about 190 nautical miles northeast of the Texas Port of Corpus Christi and almost 500 kilometers west-southwest of the Port of New Orleans in Louisiana. For a couple of years, it was the capital of the Republic of Texas. Lying about 17 meters above sea level on the flat coastal plains, the Port of Houston is the biggest city in the State, and it is the fourth most populous city in the United States. In 2007, over 2.2 million people lived in the Port of Houston, and more than 5.6 million called the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area home.

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Automated Export System AES Stands for “Automated Export System” and is the system by which the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census gathers statistical information regarding US Exports. USCBP also uses the AES data for export control purposes. The information is known as EEI, or Electronic Export Information – data previously submitted via an SED, or Shipper’s Export Declaration. AES is required as an United States export regulation. Non-compliance will result in fines and penalties from the U.S. government. We regrettably cannot load your cargo on the intended vessel without the reference, which could result in application of additional charges of a $200 per container shifting fee plus applicable demurrage charges. Special Requirements: Pallets or Pallet as a package type is not accepted as a manifested unit of measure for Exports, transhipment and freight remains on board for the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Placard and marking placement for rail cargo moving in North America must have placards affixed to the container 5 feet above the bottom rail.

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portInfoDetails.exportRequest.tableTabs.table.lineportInfoDetails.exportRequest.tableTabs.table.containerportInfoDetails.exportRequest.tableTabs.table.standardFreeDaysportInfoDetails.exportRequest.tableTabs.table.slabsportInfoDetails.exportRequest.tableTabs.table.weeklyChange
safmarineDry containers01-4140 USD
safmarineDry containers05/8190 USD
safmarineDry containers09 onwards220 USD
safmarineReefer containers01/3330 USD
safmarineReefer containers04>435 USD
cosco2041-40 USD
cosco2045/9120 USD
cosco20410>150 USD
cosco4041-40 USD
cosco4045/9120 USD
cosco40410>150 USD
cosco40HC41-40 USD
cosco40HC45/9120 USD
cosco40HC410>150 USD
cosco20 Reefer31/30 USD
cosco20 Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco20 Reefer39>425 USD
cosco40 Reefer31/30 USD
cosco40 Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco40 Reefer39>425 USD
cosco40HC Reefer31/30 USD
cosco40HC Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco40HC Reefer39>425 USD
Hapag2041-40 CD
Hapag2045>175 CD
Hapag4041-40 CD
Hapag4045>175 CD
Hapag40HC41-40 CD
Hapag40HC45>175 CD
Hapag20 Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag20 Reefer23>425 CD
Hapag40 Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag40 Reefer23>425 CD
Hapag40HC Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag40HC Reefer23>425 CD

Country Requirements & Restrictions
When a shipment reaches the United States, the owner, purchaser, or designated licensed customs broker (i.e. the importer of record) must file entry documents for the goods with the port director at the goods’ port of entry. To legally enter the U.S., imported goods must arrive within the port of entry, delivery of the merchandise must be authorized by CBP, and estimated duties must be paid. The importer of record is responsible for the arrangement of examination and release of the goods. Items on the banned list are: Agricultural Commodities (milk, fruits, vegetables, tobacco, livestock, etc.) Arms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Implements of War Certain Consumer Products (household appliances, industrial equipment, toys, etc.) Electronic Products (Radio Frequency Devices, radiation products) Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Medical Devices) Conflict Diamonds Gold, Silver, Currency, Stamps Pesticides, Toxic and Hazardous Substances Textiles, Wool, and Fur Counterfeit Products Wildlife and Pets Obscene, Immoral, or Seditious Matter Artifacts A license or permit from the responsible agency may be necessary to import: • alcoholic beverages • animal and animal products • certain drugs • firearms and ammunition • fruits, nuts • meat and meat products • milk, dairy, and cheese products • plants and plant products • poultry and poultry products • petroleum and petroleum products • vegetables Surety (Bond) All imports must be accompanied by a bond in order to ensure the payment of any duties, taxes, or fees relating to import. A bond can be purchased through a US based surety company or your selected Customs Broker There are 2 types of customs bond: Annual Bond – This is the most common and cost effective bond as it covers all imports for 1 year. A bond covering an amount of $50,000.00 USD will cost between $400.00 – $450.00 USD. Larger bonds can be purchased as well extensions of a smaller bond. Single-Entry Bond – Single entry bonds are most often used when importers do not expect to receive more than 5-10 per year and cost about 5% of the value of the shipment

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safmarineDry containers01-4125 USD
safmarineDry containers05/8170 USD
safmarineDry containers09>200 USD
safmarineReefer containers01/3320 USD
safmarineReefer containers04>425 USD
cosco2041-40 USD
cosco2045/9125 USD
cosco20410>180 USD
cosco4041-40 USD
cosco4045/9125 USD
cosco40410>180 USD
cosco40HC41-40 USD
cosco40HC45/9125 USD
cosco40HC410>180 USD
cosco20 Reefer31/30 USD
cosco20 Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco20 Reefer39>425 USD
cosco40 Reefer31/30 USD
cosco40 Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco40 Reefer39>425 USD
cosco40HC Reefer31/30 USD
cosco40HC Reefer34/8325 USD
cosco40HC Reefer39>425 USD
Hapag2051/50 CD
Hapag2056/10220 CD
Hapag20511>280 CD
Hapag4051/50 CD
Hapag4056/10220 CD
Hapag40511>280 CD
Hapag40HC51/50 CD
Hapag40HC56/10220 CD
Hapag40HC511>280 CD
Hapag20 Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag20 Reefer23/6300 CD
Hapag20 Reefer27>400 CD
Hapag40 Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag40 Reefer23/6300 CD
Hapag40 Reefer27>400 CD
Hapag40HC Reefer21/20 CD
Hapag40HC Reefer23/6300 CD
Hapag40HC Reefer27>400 CD

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