Shipping to and from Ecuador

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Ecuador. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 21-05-2020)

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General status
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Curfew from 14 hrs to 5 am
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Counter open
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Reduced hours
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Open 5 days per week from 8.30 to 12:30s. Counter mail/phone support operating as usual with staff working from home.
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Ocean carrier status
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Business impacted
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Reefer booking acceptance
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Business impacted
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Terminal status
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All terminals operating as usual
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Customs authorities
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Open
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Warehousing
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Some warehouses closed
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Only import transport and warehousing allowed. No distribution except for supermarkets and pharmacies.
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Inland container yards
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Partially Open
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Delays expected due to reduced working force
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Inland trucking
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Only available in specific corridors
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Limited capacity of trucks. Services are subject to availability.
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Rail transport
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Barge shipment
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Air freight
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No service
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All international flights are cancelled except for cargo flights.

Local Information

Office
Esmeraldas
Address
Hilda Padilla 202 y Barbizzotty, Representaciones Marítimas del Ecuador (Remar) Esmeraldas Ecuador Guayaqui
Telephone
+593 6 2460256
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 08:30-17:30

With regular services from Guayaquil and Esmeraldas, we connect Ecuadorian businesses to our unrivalled global fleet. From here, the rest of the world is just a short hop away.

Whether your cargo is regular, reefer or oversized , we have the expertise and network to get it to its destination on time. Our ECUBEX and ECUMED services give you a fast connection to locations in Europe. Connections to Asia are served through Buenaventura, Columbia and Balboa, Panama.

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