Seafreight

Cost-efficient overseas delivery

Discover the benefits of sea freight for your transportation needs: Cost-efficient, reliable and globally networked.

FCL and LCL loads
on firmly booked cargo space
Customs & Insurance
for carefree transportation
Cross-Trades & Door-to-Door
for global trade in goods

Perfect handling.
Not just for the global player.

As an international sea freight forwarder with personal networks in Asia, America and European ports, we guarantee the reliable delivery of goods from anywhere in the world.

We take care of the entire transport chain from your producer/supplier to shipping, customs clearance, interim storage, value-added services, order picking and delivery of your customer orders throughout Europe.

Customized transport solutions
Depending on the size and type of goods to be shipped, we have the right solution for you, from FCL and LCL shipments to break-bulk shipments and project cargo.
Sea freight as part of a logistics chain
We manage the transportation process including shipping, customs clearance, interim storage, value-added services and order picking.
Working in partnership
Your dedicated contact person will inform you proactively about the further progress of any shipment deviations, so that you have full planning security.

Our sea freight services

Pre- and post-carriage
to/from the port of dispatch/reception
Door-to-Door
from the sender directly to the recipient
Cross-trades
e.g. from China to the USA
Container stowage
Load and unload containers
Own customs warehouse
under customs control
Transportation of dangerous goods
safe and IMDG-compliant

Worldwide network with local agents

Our company is a strong and reputable player in the global transportation and logistics market. With offices of our partners in key regions around the world, including major trading centers in Asia, the Americas and beyond, we offer shippers door-to-door rates and end-to-end shipment tracking. "This enables us to offer our customers customized logistics solutions tailored to their specific needs," explains Julian Hainer, Head of Air, Sea & Rail at Hartmann International.

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Shipping options

We make your general cargo or full containers float.

Our FCL ocean freight solutions offer you the opportunity to transport your goods safely and efficiently across the seas in full container load (FCL) traffic. With exclusive access to the entire container and flexible loading options, we guarantee you maximum control and visibility throughout the transportation process. Our experienced experts take care of the smooth handling of your cargo and ensure on-time deliveries to your desired destinations worldwide. Rely on our FCL ocean freight to make your supply chain seamless and get your goods safely to their destination.

Our LCL sea freight solutions enable you to transport your shipments safely and efficiently in LCL (Less than Container Load) traffic by sea freight. By sharing one container for different shipments, we offer you cost-effective and flexible solutions. Our experienced team takes care of the consolidation, packing and handling of your LCL shipments to ensure a smooth process. Rely on our reliable LCL sea freight to get your goods safely and on time to your desired destinations worldwide. With us, you can achieve your global logistics goals and benefit from a seamless shipping process.

Our project cargo solutions offer you the opportunity to ship heavy or bulky goods safely and efficiently via break bulk or roll-on-roll-off (RoRo) transportation. We have extensive experience in handling challenging project cargo and offer tailor-made solutions for the transportation of oversized goods, vehicles, heavy machinery and more. Our experienced team takes care of all the logistical details, from planning and loading to on-time delivery to your destination. Trust our know-how and expertise to transport your project loads safely and successfully.

Our location in Hamburg

Since the beginning of 2024, we have been using our office on Ballindamm, directly on Hamburg's Binnenalster, to handle our overseas shipments in close proximity to important infrastructure such as sheds, customs and terminals. This allows us to react quickly and flexibly to operational challenges, which in turn will increase customer satisfaction.

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Our customs service
for your sea freight

In addition to our Air, Sea & Rail transports, we also offer complete customs clearance. If you are interested in customs clearance without transportation, please use our online booking tool for customs clearance.

Your benefits from our experts

Our team of experts

for air, sea and rail transportation and customs clearance

Fixed contact persons for your shipment processing
International network for efficient pre- and post-carriage
Local contacts for consignors and consignees
Customs clearance by our trained staff
Individual packaging solutions

Benefit from our
AEO certification

AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) status is a certificate that companies can obtain to confirm their reliability and compliance with customs and security regulations. Here are three ways you can benefit from it:

Simplified customs procedures

Fewer checks, shorter waiting times and faster processing of goods for import and export.

Lower risk

By working with a company with AEO status, you can reduce the risk of delays and penalties in customs clearance.

On-site bonded warehouse

Our bonded warehouse meets customs security requirements and can be used as a transit warehouse.

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