SHIPPING CONTAINERS FROM AUSTRALIA TO LAE
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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to Papua New Guinea.
Our high performance team of sea freight service professionals offer many years’ experience delivering shipping containers to Lae
Moving Overseas Shipping Containers with CargoMaster – Over 30 Years of Experience
Are you planning to move overseas from Australia? CargoMaster is here to make your international relocation a smooth and stress-free experience. With over 30 years of expertise in shipping containers overseas, we provide reliable and cost-effective solutions.
Call us at 1300 767 136 to get started on your move today.
Lae, the thriving capital of Morobe Province and the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea. Nestled near the delta of the Markham River and serving as the gateway to the Highlands Region, Lae is a vital hub connecting the interior with the coast. Known as the Garden City, it boasts the largest cargo port in the country and is home to the prestigious Papua New Guinea University of Technology. At CargoMaster, we are proud to be your trusted partner for all your shipping needs to and from Lae.
International Freight Services to Lae:
With our extensive experience in international freight, CargoMaster offers a wide range of services to cater to your specific requirements. Whether you’re shipping construction materials, machinery, industrial equipment, vehicles, or mining supplies, we handle it all. Our team understands the complexities of shipping cargo to Lae Port and ensures a seamless and reliable transport process. We are committed to delivering your goods safely and efficiently, maintaining the highest standards of service.
The Importance of Lae Port:
As the largest port in Papua New Guinea and a key player in the South Pacific region, Lae Port plays a pivotal role in the nation’s economy. With its four modern terminals and efficient operations, it handles millions of tonnes of cargo annually from both domestic and international traders. Around 30% of all PNG exports pass through Lae Port, making it an economic powerhouse. CargoMaster recognizes the significance of this vital trade hub and works diligently to facilitate your shipments to and from Lae.
Seamless Shipping Solutions:
At CargoMaster, we offer weekly or regular shipping services from major Australian cities to Lae Port. Whether you’re located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Townsville, or Darwin, we have you covered. Our comprehensive logistics network ensures that your cargo reaches its destination efficiently and on time. We handle various commodities and provide tailored solutions to meet your specific needs. With CargoMaster, you can rely on our expertise and industry knowledge for a smooth shipping experience.
Strong Bonds between Australia and Papua New Guinea:
Australia and Papua New Guinea share a longstanding friendship and a history that has only grown stronger over the years. CargoMaster takes pride in fostering this relationship by providing reliable shipping services between the two nations. We work closely with a diverse range of clients, shipping cargo regularly to and from PNG. Our dedication to delivering exceptional service and maintaining strong partnerships makes us a trusted choice for your shipping needs.
Choose CargoMaster for Your Shipping Needs:
When it comes to shipping to Lae, Papua New Guinea, CargoMaster is your trusted partner. With our wealth of experience, comprehensive services, and commitment to excellence, we ensure that your cargo is in safe hands. Our team of experts will guide you through the shipping process, providing tailored solutions to meet your specific requirements. Trust CargoMaster to deliver your goods with care and efficiency, maintaining the highest standards of service.
Contact us today to discuss your shipping needs to Lae, Papua New Guinea.
Let CargoMaster be your reliable partner for all your shipping endeavors.
CargoMaster: Your Ultimate Solution for Overseas Relocation
Moving overseas can be a daunting task, but with CargoMaster, you can enjoy a seamless and stress-free experience. We offer a comprehensive range of services designed to cater to your specific needs:
Self-Pack Shipping Containers:
Our self-pack shipping containers are the ideal choice for individuals relocating abroad. Rent one of our storage containers and personally pack it with your belongings. Our containers come in various sizes, ranging from 10ft to 40ft, ensuring we can accommodate your unique requirements. With this option, you have the freedom to choose your preferred delivery locations while enjoying flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Additionally, we provide top-notch packing materials to ensure the utmost safety of your items during transit.
Expert International Removalists:
If you prefer a hassle-free experience, our team of professional international removalists is here to assist you every step of the way. From door-to-door packing to transportation services, we handle the entire process on your behalf. Our experienced team takes great care in handling your goods and provides valuable guidance on customs regulations in different countries. While this premium service may come at a higher cost, it provides you with the peace of mind that experts are overseeing your shipment from start to finish.
Choose CargoMaster for Moving Overseas:
When it comes to relocating abroad, CargoMaster stands out as the premier choice for a seamless and reliable moving experience. Whether you opt for our self-pack shipping containers or rely on our expert removalists, we guarantee utmost professionalism, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Trust CargoMaster to handle your overseas move with precision and care.
Important Considerations and Facts about Shipping Containers:
Before embarking on your international move, it’s essential to be aware of certain factors:
Understand which types of cargo can be legally shipped in containers, as some dangerous goods may not be allowed.
Check the insurance coverage provided for your goods during transit. Most companies offer basic insurance, but it’s important to assess whether additional coverage is necessary.
Each container has a weight limit, typically around 25 tons. Ensure that you comply with these restrictions to avoid any issues during shipping.
CargoMaster handles various types of goods in shipping containers, including furniture, cars, personal effects, and commercial shipments like machinery and equipment. Our team is experienced in handling heavy items and machinery, providing services such as disassembling, cleaning, fumigation, and professional stuffing to ensure safe transportation.
Cost-Effective and Reliable International Shipping:
CargoMaster’s Self Pack International Shipping Containers offer a cost-effective solution for relocating overseas from Australia. We serve major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, and Darwin, as well as regional centers. By choosing our services, you can save up to 50% compared to international movers, and our transit times are generally quicker.
Make Your Move Overseas with CargoMaster:
When planning your international move, trust CargoMaster’s expertise and experience. With our extensive range of services, including self-pack shipping containers and professional removalists, we provide tailored solutions to meet your specific requirements. Contact us today at 1300 767 136 to discuss your move and ensure a successful journey with minimal stress along the way.
Here are some typical questions callers ask about shipping to Lae
CargoMaster is a trusted shipping company that provides services for shipping cars from Australia to Lae and other destinations in Papua New Guinea. We offer comprehensive support and guidance to ensure a smooth shipping process. Here are the answers to your questions:
Can I ship my car to Lae, Papua New Guinea using sea freight?
Yes, CargoMaster offers sea freight services for shipping cars to Lae. We can assist you in transporting your vehicle securely and efficiently.
What size sea containers are available for shipping to Lae?
CargoMaster provides both 20ft and 40ft sea containers for shipping to Lae. These containers are suitable for various cargo sizes, including household goods, commercial shipments, and vehicles.
How long does it take for sea freight to reach Lae from Australia?
The transit time for sea freight to Lae depends on the origin in Australia and the shipping route. On average, it can take around 7-14 days for sea freight to reach Lae from major Australian ports.
Can I ship my household goods in a 20ft or 40ft sea container to Lae?
Yes, CargoMaster offers sea freight services for household goods. You can choose either a 20ft or 40ft sea container based on the size of your shipment and the amount of belongings you need to transport.
Are there any restrictions on the type of cargo that can be shipped to Lae via sea freight?
Certain dangerous goods may have restrictions on shipping to Lae. It is important to comply with international shipping regulations and check with CargoMaster regarding any specific restrictions on your cargo.
Does CargoMaster provide insurance coverage for sea freight shipments to Lae?
CargoMaster provides basic insurance coverage for goods traveling inside our sea containers. However, it is recommended to consider additional insurance coverage for valuable or fragile items. We can assist you in arranging appropriate insurance for your shipment.
How can I arrange sea freight to Lae with CargoMaster?
To arrange sea freight to Lae, you can contact CargoMaster by phone at 1300 767 136 or through our website. Our experienced team will guide you through the process and provide you with the necessary information and assistance.
Are there any customs regulations I need to be aware of when shipping to Lae via sea freight?
Yes, it is important to be aware of customs regulations when shipping to Lae. CargoMaster can provide you with guidance and advice on customs procedures and requirements for your specific shipment.
Can CargoMaster assist with the customs clearance process in Lae?
Yes, CargoMaster has expertise in customs clearance procedures in Lae and can assist you with the necessary documentation and customs formalities to ensure a smooth clearance process for your sea freight shipment.
What makes CargoMaster the right choice for sea freight to Lae?
CargoMaster has over 20 years of experience in international shipping, including sea freight to Lae. We offer reliable and cost-effective services, personalized solutions for various cargo types, and a professional team dedicated to ensuring the smooth and timely delivery of your shipment.
“Are there any restrictions on the age or type of cars that can be imported into Lae?”
Importing cars into Lae, Papua New Guinea, entails specific regulations and restrictions that must be adhered to. For accurate and up-to-date information on age limits, acceptable vehicle types, and condition requirements for imported cars, consult with CargoMaster. We have the expertise to ensure compliance with Papua New Guinea’s regulations and can provide you with the necessary guidance.
“What additional services does CargoMaster offer for shipping cars to Lae?”
CargoMaster offers a comprehensive range of additional services to facilitate the shipping of cars to Lae, Papua New Guinea. These services include customs clearance assistance, vehicle inspection arrangements, insurance coverage, and door-to-door delivery options. With CargoMaster, you can rely on a reliable shipping partner that handles all aspects of car shipping to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience.
Additionally, bringing motor vehicles into Lae entails various costs, including import duties, GST, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. It’s crucial to consider these expenses and comply with the necessary documentation requirements.
It’s important to be aware of the prohibited and restricted items when shipping to Lae. Papua New Guinea is known for its strict border control measures, and heavy fines and penalties, including imprisonment, can be imposed for non-compliance. Items such as objectionable material, weapons, equipment for illegal activities, and certain animal products are prohibited or restricted from being imported into Papua New Guinea.
Permits and Importation Assistance
At CargoMaster, we specialise in assisting you with the acquisition of necessary permits for specific items when importing into Lae, Papua New Guinea. Our expertise covers a wide range of items, including ivory, tortoise or sea turtle shell jewelry, meat or food derived from protected species, medicines containing restricted substances, and various animal products. To ensure compliance with specific regulations and facilitate the permit acquisition process, it is highly recommended to consult with CargoMaster. We will provide you with tailored guidance to navigate the permit requirements smoothly.
Importing Medications Made Easy
Importing medications into Lae requires careful attention to restrictions, especially when it comes to controlled drugs containing pseudoephedrine. Non-compliance with importation regulations can lead to substantial fines and potential imprisonment. However, prescription medications accompanied by a valid doctor’s prescription are generally considered acceptable. For detailed guidance and information on importing medications, it is advisable to reach out to CargoMaster. Our team will ensure you understand the regulations and provide the necessary assistance to import medications legally and safely.
Concessions for Returning Residents and Immigrants
Returning residents to Lae or individuals immigrating after spending 21 months or more overseas can benefit from concessions provided by CargoMaster. We offer valuable assistance in understanding the concessions available for vehicles, boats, and motorcycles, whether they accompany you or are transported separately. To determine your eligibility and explore the concessions offered, it is recommended to consult with CargoMaster. Our experts will guide you through the process and help you make the most of the concessions available to you.
Smooth Importation of Motor Vehicles
Importing motor vehicles into Papua New Guinea requires thorough consideration of the significant costs involved beyond the purchase price. CargoMaster understands the complexities and associated expenses, including freight, insurance, import duties (ranging from 40% to 110% of the vehicle’s import value based on motor size), Import GST of 10%, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. It is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of all these costs before purchasing a vehicle and engaging in the importation process. Additionally, please note that leaving vehicles at a customs wharf for more than 30 days may result in forfeiture to the State of Papua New Guinea. For detailed information on importing motor vehicles and a breakdown of the costs involved, it is recommended to contact CargoMaster. We will provide you with accurate and up-to-date information tailored to your specific needs, ensuring a smooth and transparent importation process.
CargoMaster is your trusted partner for permits, importation assistance, and a hassle-free experience when importing goods and vehicles into Lae, Papua New Guinea. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and let our expert team take care of your logistics needs.
Please note that shipping regulations and requirements may change over time, so it’s advisable to stay informed and seek up-to-date information before shipping to Rabaul.
“What if I don’t qualify for concessions”, You will have to pay Duty and GST.
TRANSIT TIMES FROM AUSTRALIA TO LAE
Sydney to Lae: 8-12 Days
Melbourne to Lae: 14-20 Days
Brisbane to Lae:
Fremantle (Perth) to Lae: 18-32 Days
Hobart/Launceston to Lae: 16-22 Days
Canberra to Lae
Townsville to Lae: 14-22 Days
Darwin to Lae
SHIPPING CONTAINER DIMENSIONS
20 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 20′)
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs
Length: 19′ 5″
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”
Width: 7’ 8-½”, Height: 7’ 5-¾”
40 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 40′)
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs
Length: 39′ ⅜”
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”
Width: 7’ 8-½”, Height: 7’ 5-¾”
40 ft High Cube (9’6″ x 8′ x 40′)
Weight: 8750 lbs
Max Gross Weight: 68,008lb
Length: 39′ 4”
Width: 7′ 7”
Height: 8′ 9″
Door Opening: Width: 7’ 8″‘, Height: 8’ 5”
OUT OF GUAGE AND PROJECT SHIPPING
CargoMaster offers weekly services for break bulk shipping and shipping large items overseas. These types of services vary greatly between shipment , this area of international shipping should be left to only a few true Australian heavy shipping specialists with many years’ experience (like CargoMaster with 35 years transportation experience) Once again, you need to be very careful when choosing a international freight forwarders to handle the shipping of heavy items overseas this is a specialised transportation mode .choosing the wrong freight forwarder could be devastating and cost you heaps of money (there are plenty of stories of freight forwarders failing when it comes to shipping heavy machinery overseas.! The bottom line is Call CargoMaster if you need to ship heavy equipment from Sydney!
Dimensions of 20ft Flat Rack Container
Internal length 5.94 m / 19.5 ft
Internal width 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Internal height 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Tare weight 2,360 kg / 5,203.8 lbs
Payload capacity: 30,140 kg / 66,458.7 lbs
Cubic capacity 32.7 m³ / 1,154.3 cu ft
Dimensions of 40ft Flat Rack Container
Internal length 12.13 m / 39.8 ft
Internal width 2.40 m / 7.9 ft
Internal height 2.14 m / 7 ft
Tare weight 5,000 kg / 11,025 lbs
Payload capacity: 40,000 kg / 88,200 lbs
Cubic capacity 62.2 m³ / 2,195.7 cu ft
At CargoMaster we strive to deliver cost effective sea freight services to business, government and private individuals.
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