Cargo Shipping Service To Croatia And Croatia To Vietnam

1. Introduce Cargo Shipping Service To Croatia

Croatia is a beautiful country located in Southeast Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of approximately 4 million people and covers an area of around 56,500 square kilometers. Croatia has a small open economy that relies heavily on exports. Croatia became a member of the European Union in 2013, which has helped to open up new markets and opportunities for trade and investment.

Croatia and Vietnam have been working to strengthen their trade relationship in recent years. In 2021, the two countries celebrated the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Croatia has been steadily increasing, reaching over 104 million USD in 2020.

Vietnam’s main exports to Croatia include textiles, footwear, and seafood, while Croatia’s main exports to Vietnam are pharmaceuticals and chemicals.

The signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2019 is expected to further boost trade and investment between Vietnam and Croatia, as Croatia is a member of the EU.

Alphatrans is as a premier transporter in handle cargo from Vietnam to Croatia and reverse. Alphatrans optimize and monitor overall flow of you supply chain and reliable partner for Vietnam’s exporters.

2. Sea Freight Service To Croatia by Alphatrans

Here are some of the main container ports in Croatia:

  • Port of Rijeka is located in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, the Port of Rijeka is the largest port in Croatia and one of the largest in the Adriatic region. It handles a wide range of cargo, including containers, cars, and liquid and dry bulk cargo. There have several lines that specialize this routes: CMA CGM, Hapag Loy(HPL), Yangming(YML), One, OOCL, Cosco.
  • Port of Ploče is located on the southern Adriatic coast, the Port of Ploče is an important gateway for container traffic between Asia and Europe. It has modern container terminal facilities that can handle vessels up to 14,000 TEUs. There have several lines that specialize this routes: CMA CGM, Hapag Loy(HPL), Yangming(YML), One, OOCL, Cosco.
  • Port of Split is located in the central part of the Adriatic coast, the Port of Split is a major passenger and cargo port. It has a modern container terminal that can handle vessels up to 8,000 TEUs. There have several lines that specialize this routes: CMA CGM, Hapag Loy(HPL), Yangming(YML), One, OOCL, Cosco.
  • Port of Zadar is located in the northern part of the Adriatic coast, the Port of Zadar is a growing port that has been investing in infrastructure upgrades to expand its container handling capabilities
Shipping schedule from Croatia to Vietnam

Shipping schedule from Croatia to Vietnam

a) FCL-Full Container Load from Vietnam to Croatia and reverse

Alphatrans have experience in handling all types of container: 20DC, 40DC, reefer container, flat container with international commerce as:

  • Door to door service for FCL, trading according to EXW, FCA, DAP, DDP term that means shipment is transported from seller’s nominated address to buyer ’s warehouse
  • Port to door service for FCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means shipment is transported from port of loading to buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to port service for FC, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means excluded customs procedure, inland trucking, shipment is transported from port of loading to port of discharge.

b) LCL-Less than container load from Vietnam to Croatia and reverse

Alphatrans have consolidation service with dimension from 1-16 CBM with multi-modes:

  • Door to door service for LCL:trading according to EXW,FCA,DAP,DDP term that means shipment is transported from seller’s nominated address, collected at container’yard and is delivered buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to door service for LCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means shipment is transported from container’s yard to buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to port service for LCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means excluded customs procedure, inland trucking, shipment is transported from port of loading to port of discharge.

c) Type of container-container specification

+ Dry container with 20 feet (20DC), 40 feet(40DC), 45 feet(45GP) and Dry high cubes container 40HC suitable for dry commodity, non-oversized, non-perishable

Type Length(meter) Width(meter) Height(meter) Cube
Container 20DC 5.898 2.352 2.395 33.2 m3
Container 40DC 12.032 2.35 2.392 67.6 m3
Container 45GP 12.023 2.352 2.698 76.3 m3
Container 45HC 13.556 2.340 2.597 83.0 m3

+ Reefer container 20 feet (20RF), 40 feet (40RF) : suitable for fresh and frozen commodity

Type Length(m) Width(m) Height (m) Cube (m3)
Container 20 feet lạnh 5.485 2.286 2.265 28.4 m3
Container 40 feet lạnh 11.572 2.296 2.521 67.0 m3

+ Open top container

+ Plat rack container

+ Tank container

SEA FREIGHT SERVICES TO CROATIA QUOTATION LCL

VIETNAM TO CROATIA ROUTES 20DC 40DC Schedule Transit time
Ho Chi Minh- Rijeka Port 1800 USD 2600 USD Monday, Wednesday Weekly 34
Ho Chi Minh- Ploce Port 2400 USD 3000 USD Wednesday,Saturday Weekly 32
Hai Phong- Rijeka port 2600 USD 3200 USD Tuesday, Friday Weekly 34
Hai Phong-Ploce port 1800 USD 2500 USD Friday, Sunday Weekly 32
Da nang –Rijeka port 2000 USD 2800 USD Tuesday, Friday Weekly 34

SEA FREIGHT SERVICES TO CROATIA QUOTATION FOR LCL

VIETNAM TO CROATIA Sea freight (minxium 1CBM) Schedule Transit time(days)
Ho Chi Minh- Rijeka Port 240 USD included THC. Monday, Wednesday Weekly 34
Ho Chi Minh-Ploce Port 280 USD included THC. Wednesday, Saturday Weekly 32
Hai Phong- Rijeka port 300 USD included THC. Tuesday, Friday Weekly 34
Hai Phong-Ploce port 260 USD included THC. Friday, Sunday Weekly 32
Da nang –Rijeka port 200 USD included THC Tuesday, Friday Weekly 34

3. Incoterm in foreign trade between Vietnam and Croatia

  • FOB: (Free on Board): the seller is responsible for delivering the commodity on board the ship at the named port of shipment, and the buyer is in-charge of all transportation costs and risks from that point on.
  • EXW (Ex Works): The seller makes the commodity available at their premises, and the buyer is responsible for all transportation costs and risks
  • CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight): the seller is responsible for the cost of commodity, insurance and freight to the named port of destination, and the buyer is in-charge of unloading the commodity and any customs duties.
  • DAP (Delivered at Place): The seller delivers the commodity to the named place of destination, and the buyer is in-charge of unloading the commodity and customs duties.
  • DDP (Delivered Duty Paid): The seller is responsible for delivering the commodity to the buyer at the named of destination, including unloading and customs clearance. The seller is also in-charge of paying all costs associated with transporting the commodity to the destination, including taxes and duties.
  • Door to door: Alphatrans’s service is afford to handling shipments by door to door at the populated cities in Croatia.

4. Alphatrans’s Cargo Shipping Service To Croatia

  • Vietnam-Croatia transportation by sea and reverse: all products are handled by Alphatrans excepted prohibited commodity. Alphatrans have transportation service at the Croatia ports(Rijeka, Ploce, Split) to Vietnam’s ports: Haiphong, Dannang, Caimep, Catlai for LCL and FCL mode
  • Customs procedures in Croatia and Vietnam’s border: It is convenient and time-costing for handling your shipment by Alphatrans’ offices are spread of along South, Central and North of Vietnam and Alphatrans’s agents in Croatia.
  • Other service: Phytosanitary certification, certification original, fumigation, certification standard, certification regulation….
Shipping schedule from Vietnam to Croatia

Shipping schedule from Vietnam to Croatia

5. Main products are exported from Vietnam to Croatia.

  • Textiles and garments
  • Footwear
  • Electronic and accessories
  • Aquatic products
  • Seafood
  • Agriculture products.
Goods are frequently imported and exported from Croatia to Vietnam

Goods are frequently imported and exported from Croatia to Vietnam

6. Must-have documents in customs clearance in Vietnam and Croatia.

  • E-customs declaration
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Sales Contract
  • Packing List
  • Bill of Lading
  • Certificate of Original
  • Others documents: Certification original, Fumigation, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS),…

7. The information for quotation and handling by shipper

a) Full container Load-FCL, shipper need supply to Alphatrans: 

  • MSDS for gas/liquid/powder commodity
  • Type of container
  • Volume/Weight/Dimension
  • Port of loading-POL/Port of discharge-POD

b) Less container load-LCL shipper need supply to Alphatrans: 

  • MSDS for gas/liquid/powder commodity
  • Volume/Weight/Dimension of carton
  • Port of loading-POL/Port of discharge-POD

8. Handle processing of exporting/importing commodity from Vietnam to the Croatia and reverse

Step 1: Check information for commodity

  • Check if the commodity is prohibited to export/import in Croatia and Vietnam
  • Check if the commodity is taxed or not
  • Check whether the commodity have any special transport requirements
  • Check if the commodity is oversized, liquid, dangerous or not

Step 2: Sign the contract, prepare the commodity for ready export 

  • After step 1, seller and buyer need to sign a commercial invoice, prepare quality, quantity and other specifications of commodity, packaging and labeling them.

Step 3: Buy insurance for the commodity

The advantage of buying insurance for commodity is to reduce unlucky risks in transportation.

Step 4: Booking 

According to commercial contract, Incoterm:

  • Whether seller or buyer book space on vessel for shipment
  • What is the mode of transportation optimized in cost-saving, time-saving like inland truck, multiple transportation by air, sea, truck, rail
  • Delivery conditions such as FOB, CFR, DDU, DDP …

Step 5: Customs procedures

It is obligate to customs declaration for export import commodity. Following the steps:

  • Customs declaration correctly and the character of commodity
  • Packing commodity orderly to be convenient inspection
  • Complicating the custom’s decision

Step 6: On boarding 

  • Giving the carrier shipping instruction
  • Knowing the time of commodity is carried on vessel by dispatcher
  • Receiving bill of landing from carrier

Step 7: Payment

After seller giving buyer bill of landing, buyer must have payment according to payment term that is showed in commercial contract such as LC, TTR, DP, DA,

9. The notes of Cargo Shipping Service To Croatia

  • Checking to be sure the commodity is enough standard to be imported Croatia
  • Checking export tax in Vietnam
  • Being sure to Croatia buyer have import license in importing commodities such as foodstuff, medicine, plant, live stock
  • Completing certification original-CO from Vietnam seller to be preferential tax by Croatia buyer
  • Having phytosanitary certification for livestock and plant
  • Having fumigation certification for woody commodity
  • Packing commodity hardly
  • Choosing the trust Croatia-Vietnam transporter-Alphatrans

10. Alphatrans is as global specialists in logistics industry with fulfillment service

Alphatrans supply multi service from door to door, port to door, port to port from Croatia( Rijika, Ploce, Split, Zadar) port to Vietnam (Hai Phong, Cat Lai, Da Nang) and reverse. Alphatrans is your choice by:

  • Fast quote:It take 15-30 minutes to get carrier schedule and tracing your shipment.
  • On time customs clearance: It take 1-2 days in customs clearance at post of loading and port of discharge
  • Commitment: Alphatrans has a good relationship with agents in Croatia, we guarantee to support freight rates, stable schedules, ensure commodity delivered to businesses quickly – safely – save
  • Force of staff:  Alphatrans’ staff presents at Vietnam ports and Alphatrans’s agent in Croatia for supporting anytime to your shipment
  • Office and branch: Ha Noi, Hai Phong, LongAn, Ho Chi Minh, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Cat Lai, Da Nang, Quang Ngai

11. Alphatrans’s agent system in Vietnam and Croatia

  • Alphatrans have cooperated with reputable carriers in all provinces and cities of Croatia such as DHL , FEDEX, UPS,…
  • Alphatrans have signed long-term contracts with shipping lines: OOCL, PIL, EMC, MAERSK, APL, HAPAG LLOYD, SM LINE, COSCO, CMA, MSC,..
  • Alphatrans’s staffs are experienced, proactive, flexible in handling shipment

Therefore, we will help to optimize your supply chain in terms of financial, operational and information flows. We provide a comprehensive range of services delivering your efficiency and the best satisfaction.

We will be happy to provide a door to door service, including all your import /export needs. Get a quote for your shipment, and let us ship cargo to Croatia or pick up cargo from Vietnam to Croatia

To receive best ocean freight please contact us

Kindly Contact Below For An Enquiry

Mr Tony Phu – Sale Manager

Mobile: +84 91960101 (Zalo,Viber,Line,whatapps,Wechat)

Skype: phu.logs | Mail: phu@atl.vn

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