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Laem Chabang (THLCH)

Thailand

General info

address
444 Tarua Road Klongtoey Bangkok 10110 Thailand
EMAIL
website
www.port.co.th
phone
2269-3000
fax
2672-7156
cororate office
444 Tarua Road Klongtoey Bangkok 10110 Thailand
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
47 million tons
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
4.6 million TEUs

Laem Chabang port is Thailand’s main and largest port. In 2016, it was ranked 20th in Lloyds list of top 100 ports of the world.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Si Racha, Bang Lamung, Pattaya, Ban Bung, Chon Buri, Ban Chang, Sattahip, Bang Pakong, Phan Thong, Phanat Nikhom, Bang Bo, Bang Sao Thong, Rayong, Samut Prakan, Chachoengsao, Plaeng Yao, Phra Pradaeng, Bang Khla, Samut Sakhon, Bangkok

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, Evergreen, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Maersk, MOL, MSC, NYK, OOCL

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

There are no unique Country Requirements / Restrictions for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Forms & Certificates

General customs clearing procedures for both imports and exports in Thailand require the submission of a Customs’ export entry form or import entry form. The form should be accompanied by standard shipping documents, which include: commercial invoice, packing list, bill of lading/airway bill, and letter of credit. Some products may require an import/export license and/or authorization from relevant agencies. These include food products (processed or unprocessed), pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare products, cosmetics, hazardous substances, animals, and some agricultural products.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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Country Requirements & Restrictions

Followng products are subjected to import control: Importation of processed foods, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and cosmetics require licensing from the Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Public Health. Importation of tungsten oxide, tin ores, and metallic tin in quantity exceeding two kilograms require permission from the Department of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Industry. Importation of arms, ammunition, or explosive devices requires licensing from the Ministry of Interior. Importation of antiques or objects of art, whether registered or not, require permission from the Fine Arts Department, Ministry of Education. In addition to import duties handled by the Customs Department, certain import items are also subject to excise tax. These include gasoline and products thereof, automobiles (less than 10 seats), electrical appliances, beverages, perfume and cosmetics, yachts and vessels for entertainment, lead crystal and other crystals, carpets and other floor covering materials, motorcycles, batteries, marble and granite, liquor, tobacco, and playing cards. Excise tax is also imposed on local products in the same categories as well as on certain entertainment service providers such as horse racing grounds/clubs and golf clubs.

Forms & Certificates

Licenses are required for the import of many raw materials, petroleum, industrial, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and agricultural products. Imports of goods not requiring licenses must comply with applicable regulations of concerned agencies, including, in some cases, extra fees and certificate of origin requirements. General customs clearing procedures for both imports and exports in Thailand require the submission of a Customs’ export entry form or import entry form. The form should be accompanied by standard shipping documents, which include: commercial invoice, packing list, bill of lading/airway bill, and letter of credit. Some products may require an import/export license and/or authorization from relevant agencies. These include food products (processed or unprocessed), pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare products, cosmetics, hazardous substances, animals, and some agricultural products.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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