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Obtain empty container
(last modified: 21/07/2023)

Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

40 mn  -  1h 30 mn
1h.  -  2h.

Contact details

Entity in charge

Container yard of a shipping company

Person in charge

Yard Officer

Expected results

Empty container


1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Loading programme (Simple copy)

Time frame

Waiting time in queue: Min.   10mn - Max.  30mn
Attention at counter: Min.   30mn - Max.   1h.
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1h. - Max.   2h.

Additional information

After obtaining the empty container from the shipping company, the exporter or his/her representative will transport it to the warehouse to load the goods into it.

The payment for renting the empty container(s) is comprised in the overall amount of shipping fees paid in a subsequent step ('Pay shipping fees'). 

Recourse: A shipping company

Entity in charge

A shipping company

Unit in charge

Export Division

Mon: 09:00 - 17:00
Tue: 09:00 - 17:00
Wed: 09:00 - 17:00
Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: closed
Sun: closed

Person in charge


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