Shipping to Costa Rica

Get up-to-date local information about export procedures and restrictions, demurrage and detention, container drop-offs and more.


Route Service Name Port Name Booking Shipping Instructions DUA Container Full VGM
North Europe CRX-15C Terminal de Contenedores de Moin TUE 1200 WED 1200 THU 1700 FRI 0600 WED 1200
Mediterranean CARMED-85W Terminal de Contenedores de Moin FRI 1700 TUE 1700 WED 1700 THU 0600 TUE 1700
Asia WCCA SERVICE-U8E Puerto Caldera TUE 1700 WED 1200 THU 1700 SAT 2400 WED 1200

Demurrage and Detention

Operator ✓ Maersk Safmarine MCC Seago ✓ Sealand
Port / terminal Names All Ports
Valid from 1 January 2019
Valid to 31 December 2019
Charge Type Export - Detention
Commodity Codes
Transport Mode All transport modes
Service Mode All service modes
Freetime DAYS Calendar / Working Same / Next day if after Next day if after : TIME
DRY 10 Calendar Same_Day
REEF 6 Calendar Same_Day
IMO 10 Calendar Same_Day
OTHER Calendar Same_Day
From (Days) To (Days) Rate for 20 DRY Rate for 40/45 DRY Rate for 20 REEF Rate for 40 REEF Rate for 20' Flat & Open Top Rate for 40' Flat & Open Top IMO 20' IMO 40'
Tier 1 11 Thereafter USD 90 USD 90 USD 90 USD 90
Tier 1 7 Thereafter USD 155 USD 155 USD 155 USD 155



In order to request a container, a booking must be requested via If it is not possible to request the first booking via the web, a form must be filled out with the complete information detailed below. This information has to be sent to our customer service department at

  • Name, phone, address and shipper's contact details.
  • Date, time and exact address of the drop off location.
  • Container type and size.
  • Commodity (in case it is reefer cargo, please include temperature and ventilation).
  • The ventilation must be provided in cbm/hr
  • Exact weight.
  • Type of service (Container yard or Store Door).
  • Final destination.
  • Contractual customer name.
  • Service Contract.
  • Payment terms (Prepaid or Collect).

Shipping Instructions

Once you have received a booking confirmation and the container has been assigned, the next step is to complete the Shipping Instructions in our website If it is not possible to use the web page, please contact our customer service department to receive a template to complete the shipping instructions. The shipping instructions need to be sent to our customer service department at

Manual shipping instructions have a cost of $30 per BL.

Note: For website registration assistance, please contact our Customer Service Department.



  • No restrictions on dry commodities apply.
  • Perishable reefer cargoes require prior approval of Customer Service Department.
  • For more information, please contact Customer Service Department (

For all container types and as per government regulation, the maximum weight accepted is 20.5 tons for cargo in chassis of 2 axes, overweight should be moved in chassis of 3 axes.

Email your local office

If you want to speak to a sales person about a new shipment or if you have a question about your existing shipment, you can email us and we will respond within the next two days. If you have a more immediate question, you can search for help online.