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#247687 - 08/28/07 06:33 PM Basic questions about shipping into Belize
PirateJohn Offline
Howdy Y'all!

My first post to this forum, so please be gentle wink

Is the port at Belize City the only port that can handle 20 ft. ISO containers?

And does anyone know of any steamship companies that have container service to a Belizian port, preferably out of Florida or the Southeast USA and return?


Edited by PirateJohn (08/28/07 06:33 PM)

#247690 - 08/28/07 06:44 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn]
Sir Isaac Newton Offline
I have used Hyde Shipping out of Miami and Port Everglades. Their frieght forwarded is Mack Freight. Very good folks. The old man Hyde was from Roatan and specializes in Honduras and Belize. Ask for Benny Lopez or Mr. Torres.

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#247694 - 08/28/07 07:08 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: Sir Isaac Newton]
PirateJohn Offline
Thanks! I found a site for Hyde, haven't found anything for Mack. Do you have a linky or an address?

#247698 - 08/28/07 07:32 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn]
Letty Offline
Hello PirateJohn, can you just tell me about how to go to the Island if I am in Mexico Central. Do I need only the passport, or will I need my turist visa?

#247711 - 08/28/07 09:17 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: Letty]
Sir Isaac Newton Offline
Hyde will direct you. Just tell them what you need and they will forward you to the proper department. Great folks.

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#247927 - 08/30/07 07:08 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn]
PalapaPappa Offline
Hyde shipping brought our stuff from Miami to Belize and they were very helpful and timely.

Good communications and very helpful

Benny Torres is the man to talk to, he can and will guide you though the red tape.

You should us a customs broker when your stuff gets here, so he can eleminate some of the red tape issues that go here.

#248536 - 09/05/07 11:52 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PirateJohn]
OceanTrader Offline
Contact www.oceantrader.com, we handle shipments for many of the hotels in Belize. We handle small and big shipments to many Caribbean islands. Contact us at info@oceantrader.com

#248543 - 09/06/07 01:12 AM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: OceanTrader]
dabunk Offline
You have to use a customs broker now, you can no longer do it yourself.

#252137 - 10/07/07 05:32 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: PalapaPappa]
flyfisherman Offline
PalapaPappa, any idea on the cost of shipping an 18' boat and trailer in via Hyde from Miami and the procedure?

A fish on my fly is worth two swimming by.

#252144 - 10/07/07 09:09 PM Re: Basic questions about shipping into Belize [Re: flyfisherman]
dabunk Offline
Call them direct and ask, that is your best bet. If boat is on trailer, probably around 1,000 to 1,200 US. Not including customs and tax in Belize City

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