Ocean Freight

For over 30 years, the international transport of explosives, fireworks, weapons, ammunition and military equipment around the world by sea has been one of the company’s main areas of business.

Wherever possible, hansa-express employees utilize liner shipping to and from European ports for the worldwide shipment of hazardous goods. However, this is often not available due to port or transit port regulations. This means, for example, that only small quantities or no quantities at all of IMO Class 1 may be handled in the port or that shipping companies do not load these materials onto their ships. As an alternative, hansa-express therefore uses charter or part-charter shipping, which has the necessary experience for the sea transport of IMO Class 1 dangerous goods.

Accordingly, we can reach almost any port in the world with these charter ships.

seafreight container stacker in our warehouse

Depending on customer requirements, the experienced hansa-express team offers various shipping options and steps for the transport of dangerous goods requiring or not requiring authorization. Feel free to challenge us with your requirements.

Additional marine services

  • Port handling
  • Customs formalities
  • Port licenses
  • Police permits

Fireworks Logistics

Many manufacturers or importers of explosive seasonal goods such as fireworks rely on us as a Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL).

The benefits are obvious:

Budget and time savings
Based on our industry know-how, global network and experience, outsourcing logistics to us reduces costs and shortens delivery time.

Low capital commitment and flexibility
You do not need to maintain your own warehouse or fleet of vehicles. This is particularly advantageous when demand fluctuates greatly during the year. The own warehouse would not be fully utilized most of the time.

One-stop solution
Through its Value Added Services (VAS), hansa-express provides the complete supply chain from pick up at the factory to delivery to the customer.

In our custom bonded warehouses for IMO Class 1 in Germany, we can store your fireworks also with inventory management, stow it for export according to the highest standards or repack your items from containers, pallets or boxes, relabel/mark and deliver them directly to your clients.

When handling FCL shipments worldwide, hansa-express also cover the entire container import process, e.g. via Hamburg or Rotterdam.

Cross Booking

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IMO Chartering

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