From Brisbane, Australia to Valparaiso, Chile - July, 2015

Shipment From: 
Brisbane, Australia
Shipment To: 
Valparaiso, Chile
Shipper details
Contact person name: 
Narelle Leitch
Company name: 
Contact person email:
Travellers Impressions of the shipper
3/5 - Average
Information about this Shipment
Shipping Method: 
Shipping date: 
July, 2015
Cost Paid at Start (US $): 
Cost Paid at Destination (US $): 

Shipping did not work as planned, the vessel over Hongkong refused the Cargo as being Dangerous good (even the tank was drained and battery disconnected).
BTAP used another vessel that went over hamburg, this took 3 month instead of two and more $$ per CBM, but the additional cost was absorbed by BTAP.

So i could say it didn't work out very well, but BTAP is a small company and they are just so friendly and responsive to deal with. I think i exchanged almost 200 mails with them, never waiting longer than a few hours for an answer.

Freight and Document Cost: 620AUD (2.5cbm, USD 150.00 per cbm)
Transport of my own crate to port: 120AUD (180AUD if done by BTAP)

Destination (3 working days till release):
~180k Chilean Pesos Agent (Villa Kunterbunt)
307k Chilean Pesos Freight forwarder destination
157k Chilean Pesos Depot fees (can vary a lot depending on depot/no. of days...)

I always thought Valparaiso is an easy AND cheap port to ship to, not for me...


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