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Argentina

Connecting Argentina to the world

At MSC we offer reliable and efficient shipping services to and from Argentina, for a host of markets and suppliers seeking to do business in and out of South America.

If this is the first time you’ve shipped to the second largest country in Latin America, be sure to contact our commercial representatives for the best guidelines, covering everything from general trade information to import and export procedures, designed to ensure the smooth transport of your goods to or from Argentina.

Contact our  team to request a quote, book or find out more about our local services

Log In & Vessel Position

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Check Vessel Position, please click here

Export Local Requirements

In an effort to make things as easy as possible for you, we have provided information regarding the Export Local Requirements. 

Please contact your commercial representative for the below user guides:

  • VEP Generator - User Guide
  • Available Payment Methods
  • Interbanking Payments
  • Documentation System
  • myMSC - VGM Guidelines
  • myMSC - eBooking & eSI
  • User Guide for Carrier Seals

In case you need further assistance, please contact:

  • DRY Customer Service Team > AR153-ARBUECUSTOMERSERVICE@msc.com
  • REEFER Customer Service Team > AR153-ARBUEREEFER@msc.com
  • Invoice/Payments > AR153-pagoelectronico.ar@msc.com
  • Containers Team > AR153-ARBUECONTAINERCONTROL@msc.com
Import Local Requirements

In an effort to make things as easy as possible for you, we have provided information regarding the Import Local Requirements.

Please contact your commercial representative for the below user guides:

  • Guarantee Letter
  • Transference Letter
  • Automated Delivery Order Process
  • VEP Generator - User Guide
  • Available Payment Methods
  • Interbanking Payments

In case you need further assistance, please contact:

  • Customer Service Team > AR153-ARBUECUSTOMERSERVICE@msc.com
  • Invoice/Payments > AR153-pagoelectronico.ar@msc.com
  • Legal Department > AR153-ARBUERISKMANAGEMENT@msc.com
Prohibited Cargo

It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of Argentina.

Import

  •  Endosulfan and products containing it, e.g.e.g., certain pesticides
  • Energy drinks of a caffeine content superior to 200 mg/litre
  • Dangerous substances
  • Dangerous toys
  • Hazardous waste
  • Raw cotton
  • Used clothes
  • Certain used motor vehicles and bicycles as well as parts thereof
  • Used and re-treaded tyres
  • Though the above items are the only ones prohibited, please note that there are heavy restrictions on a number of additional items.

Export

  • Illegal drugs
  • Weapons and ammunition – permission required
  • Explosives
  • Knives and deadly weapons
  • Meat or meat products from any animal species i.e.i.e., sausages, cold cuts, ham
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Trees, plants, and plant products
  • New computers
  • Colour and new TV’s
  • Soil
  • Counterfeit money and goods
  • Pornographic material
List of terminals 

Ports and terminals

MSC operates services to and from the following Argentina ports and terminals:

 Port of Loading  Terminal 1   Terminal 2 
 Buenos Aires (ARBUE) Exolgan Terminales Río de la Plata (TRP)
 Rosario (ARROS) Terminal Puerto Rosario (TPR)  
 Zárate (ARZAE) Terminal Zárate  
Cargo Loading
MSC's cargo handling facilities are strategically located to ensure the efficient and timely loading of goods for export and import. We also provide cargo consolidation, loading and re-loading, packing, unpacking and cross-loading services from containers to trucks.
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Container Weighing (VGM)
All MSC local offices provide certified scales to record and verify container weight (verified gross mass or VGM) in line with Safety of Lives at Sea (SOLAS) regulations. VGM instructions are mandatory for all shipments for safety reasons and vessel operators can only load a container if its weight has been appropriately verified. Contact your local MSC team for more information and support. 
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Flexibag
Streamline your liquid supply chain with MSC's complete fit & supply flexi-bag solution for door-to-door deliveries. Flexi-bags allow you to fill dry containers with up to 26,000 litres of liquid or non-hazardous chemicals, offering a safe, cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to traditional liquid transportation methods, such as ISO tank containers.
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Fumigation
Our team of in-house forestry experts enables us to provide dedicated cargo fumigation services for the seamless shipment of wood. As a specialist in log shipments, including a long track record of shipping wood to the Far East, we provide tailored support for all of our customers, including those with specific requirements due to the bark beetle infestation in Northern Europe.
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