Sea freight services

Globally the main part of cargo used to be delivered by sea. Sea transport is an integral part of the global transportation system. Delivery of goods by sea is characterized by its versatility, reliability and low cost. This method of transport chosen to reduce the cost of transporting the goods. Maritime transport is particularly effective in transporting large volumes. Being low – cost and rather safe transportation (cargo is carried in a sealed container) sea freight often determines the total price of multimodal scheme.

Main shortcomings of sea carriage are long term of delivery, inevitable dependence on time tables of maritime shipping lines, impossibility to change the route after cargo departure and seasonal overload at seaports.

Combined with our cooperation with several international and domestic shipping lines, our extensive network of agents enables us to offer low rates and a fast, reliable service. Asia Pacific Line offers a complete service of ocean freight transportation. Full containers, in sizes 20′, 40′ or 45′ lengths, as well as Open Top and Flat Rack equipment is offered. We select the most suitable carrier for you, or, where no direct sailings are available, find possibilities to transship under one Through Bill of Lading. For OOG (out-of-gauge) cargo, i.e. overweighted and/or oversized equipment, we will find the most suitable carrier and the most direct route for transporting of these cargoes with greatest care at competitive prices.
“Asia Pacific Line” provides a full range of ocean freight transportation services – worldwide. We handle any size of shipment from LCL and FCL to special equipment, break bulk and OOG cargo.

We manage the entire transportation process, including booking of a space on a ship for your cargo, arrange pick-up and delivery and prepare shipping document in accordance with the customs requirements for import and export shipments.

FCL (Full Container Load)

For the container business line , we Asia Pacific Line, as a NVOCC  entertain excellent relations with all major container shipping lines. We provide global port-to-port coverage and good sailing frequencies at competitive rates.

LCL (Less-Than-Container Load)

Our worldwide LCL-service network covers all major ports around the world. We manage and handle your shipment, providing transparency during the entire transportation process..

However, the thought logistics in shipping is essential part of the sea freight transportation : the seaports location is the weak link – which requires a complex of work to be carried out, whenever there are goods delivery takes place from the manufacturer to the port of departure, the movement of goods inside the ports of departure and destination, delivery from the port of destination to the point of customs clearance, further delivery to the warehouse, then to the customer. Without knowledge of the actual situation and, at the transshipment ports or at any point in the transition from one transport mode to another can be a reason for increase in a delivery and higher cost of delivery.

Asia Pacific Line provides:

  • Regular departure frequencies to and from all essential seaports in China, S.E.A, Europe, Russia, CIS countries;
  • Local agents with experience and insight in China, Europe and in Russian markets and with direct contact to local suppliers;
  • Regular sailings on the Main routes:
    • From China main ports / S.E.A ports to the ports of European Continent;
    • From China main ports / S.E.A ports to the ports of Russia (Far East), and to Russia (Central part) via port Vostochniy Saint Petersburg, Ust Luga seaport;
    • From China main ports / S.E.A ports to Russia via Ust Luga port;
    • From Russia (Far East) to the seaports in Europe and Russia (Central part);
    • From China / S.E.A ports to Mediterranean / Black Sea ports;
    • From China main ports / S.E.A ports Baltic sea ports;