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Welcome in Columbia Transport, an international shipping company with seat in Ravenna, Italy

History

Columbia Transport S.r.l. is an International Forwarding Company, founded in Ravenna on December 30 1982, where Offices are stil in the same building in Via Matteotti 31, center of Ravenna City
Centro Spedizioni Ravenna S.r.l. is specialized in Export Customs Clearance; the company is managed by a custom broker of high experience.

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Our services

We organize since more than 30 years all kind of transports, in particular our specializitation is export by sea, for full containers and groupage.We are also offering Custom clearing formalities in Export, managed by our sister company C.S.R Centro Spedizioni Ravenna.
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  • We manage for any destination all around the word each kind of inland transport by truck and any sort of container:
    20’ box – open top – reefer
    40’ box – open top – high cube – reefer
  • We arrange pick up of hazardous goods through trucks allowed to transport "adr" goods (with special authorizations / licenses)
  • We organize pick up of "out of gauge" goods by conventional trucks managing the stuffing in port’s warehouse on flat rack / plat-form or open top containers (in case of extra gauge in height only)
  • We manage both container “full – fcl” and groupage service "lcl"
  • We manage booking for loading through the main shipping companies according to final destination / unloading port.
  • We keep client informed and updated first of all informing him about particularities, laws and regulations required and existing in each country of destinations. Such as for example :

    1) When and where fumigation for wood packagings is required
    2) Where import licenses are required (for example for west Africa)
    3) Where chamber of commerce or consulate visa is required on export invoice (for example Saudi Arabia – and Arabic gulf in general)
  • We issue insurance certificates when required (terms of delivery CIF)
  • We dispatch import and export custom operations both from Ravenna port and from each other italian port, applying in this case to competent and professional local custom brokers.
  • We issue shipping documents bill of lading, any kind of declaration required from letters of credit. In this last case, we may even manage the negotiation with the bank, in case of client’s request (summer / Christmas time)
  • We forward to destination original documents (bill of lading, original eur.1 certificate in case goods are of u.e. origin, original invoices and packing list issued by the shippers) while we send to Italian suppliers copy of custom declaration with ‘mnr’ ref. Nr. Proving the exit from Italy.
  • We follow containers until the arrival at destination checking if some problems arised during the trip. (vessels’ schedule change, congestion,... In order to inform receivers about eventual delay)
  • We can manage door delivery terms up to receiver’s destination or vice versa for shipments in import.
  • We can offer haulage service by truck for all around Europe, both for "full truck" and for "groupage services"

Departures from Ravenna to:

Map of Israelian destinations

DIRECT SAILING TO ISRAEL

Map of Greek destinations

DIRECT SAILING TO GREECE, CYPRUS/LEBANON, SYRIA

Map of Black Sea and Turkish destinations

TURKEY AND BLACK SEA (IN TRANSHIPMENT) BY GIOIA TAURO

Map of Egyptian and Turkish destinations

EGYPT AND TURKEY (IN TRANSHIPMENT) BY GIOA TAURO

Map of Eastern destinations

DIRECT SERVICE VIA PIRAEUS TO EASTERN DESTINATIONS

Map of Western destinations

SAILING VIA GIOIA TAURO TO WESTERN DESTINATIONS

Our services

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