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Old 21 Sep 2002
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Shipping - Vancouver to Panama

Anybody know any companies I could contact in Vancouver that would ship a couple of KLR's to Panama?
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Hi there,

I just spent a couple of days researching shipping from Vancouver to New Zealand, as my bike goes outthis coming friday ( or at least I do.. )

Grant & Susan gave me some starters, and I also contacted a Vancouver branch of the company I used originally from Belgium to Buenos Aires. The results were, assuming you crtae the box yourself, for approx 260 kg's, 2.2 x 1.45 x 1.5 Metres was:

JAS Canada
Freight 170USD/CBM
Dangerous Goods Certificate 75USD
Handling/Docs/E & O 63.50USD

Should the dimensions you have supplied be correct the total cost without insurance is $954.50USD.
Insurance is available at an additional .40USD per $100.00 value Minimum
$40.00USD ie. if the motorcycle has a value of $10,000.00USD insurance would cost $40.00USD.

Contact Axel Reist, areist@jascanada.com

Motorcycle Express :

These guys are specialists in Air freight, and it is perhaps worth checking that price as well as shipping. In my case I only asked for shipping.

"Assuming the bike is already crated at the time of pickup,
it's approx. US $1300 via sea freight, door to PORT"

Contact : Gail at gailg@motorcycleexpress.com

Lastly I contacted ECU line :

Ocean Freight : US$120.00 Per W/M (1.00cbm = 1000kgs)

Fuel Surcharges :US$5.00 Per W/M (1.00cbm = 1000kgs)

Handling Charges :US$50.00 Per Shipment

Cut Off :Every Thursday's Noon

Vessel Departure :Following Tuesday

Shipment Routing :Ex Vancouver via Singapore or Hong Kong to Lyttleton or Christchurch
Transit Time Approx. 38 Days

Insurance Cost :Not Available

Remarks :Wooden Crate is Required
Obviously, these guys were the cheapest, but for some reason, there unable to insure against anything excepting total loss of the bike.

Contact :

ANDREW LAW , ANDREW@ecuvan.eculine.net
Tel. 604 244 3190

At the same number you can also speak to John who will answer any tricky questions.

Cheers

Jeremy

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