Car & Vehicle Roll on Roll Off Shipping Ports

We can ship your car, 4x4, Overland Vehicle, Motorhome or Expedition truck by Roll on Roll off to all the main shipping ports /terminals around the world. Below are the port which are serviced by regular scheduled RoRo services by the worlds largest shipping lines.

If your preferred destination is not listed below, please contact us to find out about our dedicated container services. Container shipping services operate to every major port around the world and offer the flexibility to move your car. You can read more about our Container shipping services here.

Roll on Roll off ports

Roll on Roll off Shipping ports in South America for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

ColombiaEcuadorPeruChile
  • Cartagena
  • Santa Marta
  • Guayaquil
  • Callao
  • Iquique
  • San Antonio (near Santiago)
BrazilUruguayArgentinaSuriname
  • Santos, Rio De Janeiro
  • Montevideo
  • Zarate, Buenos Aires
  • Paramaribo

Roll on Roll off Shipping ports in North America for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

CanadaUSA (East)USA (West & Other)Mexico
  • Halifax
  • Montreal
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Baltimore
  • Brunswick
  • Charleston
  • Jacksonville
  • New York
  • Norfolk
  • Port Everglades
  • Port Hueneme
  • Tacoma
  • Galveston
  • Veracruz
  • Manzanillo
  • Lazaro Garden
  • Altamira

Roll on Roll off Shipping ports in Africa for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

South AfricaNamibiaEgyptMorocco
  • Durban
  • East London
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Walvis Bay
  • Alexandria
  •  Casablanca
KenyaTanzaniaMozambiqueGhana
  • Mombassa
  • Dar Es Salaam
  • Maputo
  • Tema
MauritiusNigeriaSierra LeoneSenegal
  • Port Loius
  • Freetown
LagosDakar
TogoMadagascar  
  • Lome
  • Tamatave
  

Roll on Roll of Shipping ports in Europe for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

UKBelgium NetherlandsGermany
  • Southampton
  • Newcastle
  • Tilbury
  • Liverpool
  • Immingham
  • Sheerness
  • Antwerp
  • Zeebrugge
  • Rotterdam
  • Amsterdam
  • Bremerhaven
ItalySpainGreeceCyprus
  • Civitavecchia
  • Livorno
  • Palermo
  • Savona
  • Salerno
  • Valencia
  • Pasajes
  • Vigo
  • Malaga
  • Sagunto
  • Tarragona
  • Santander
  • Piraeus
  • Limassol
Turkey   
  • Derince
  • Gemlik
  • Izmir
  • Marsin
   

Roll on Roll off Shipping ports in Asia for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

IndiaChinaMalaysiaPhilippines
  • Chennai (Madras)
  • Mumbai
  • Hong Kong
  • Shanghai
  • Tianjin
  •  Port Klang
  •  Kota Kinabalu
  • Manila

 

SingaporeJapanThailandIndonesia
  • Singapore
  • Toyohashi
  • Chiba
  • Yokohama
  • Kobe
  • Laem Chabang
  • Jakarta
South KoreaVietnamBruneiTaiwan
  • Masan
  • Pyungtaek
  •  Hai Phong
  •  Muara
  •  Taichung

Roll on Roll off Shipping ports in Australia and New Zealand for vehicles, cars, 4x4, Motorhomes and Expedition Trucks. 

 

AustraliaNew Zealand  
  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Fremantle
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney (Port Kembla)

 

  • Auckland
  • Lyttleton
  • Wellington

 

  
    

RORO

(Roll on Roll Off)

How is the Roll on Roll off vehicle shipping price calculated?

Roll on Roll off (RORO) shipping costs are normally priced by cubic metre, i.e the total dimensions of your vehicle i.e. Length 5.0m Width 2.0m x Height 2.1m = 21 cbm times the cost per CBM.

Sometimes shipping companies charge by length or the greater cost of CBM or weight.

On top of the ocean rate calculated above, you will also have the following costs: Bunker Adjustment (BAF) and Low Sulphur Fuel Surcharge (LSF).

Other fees that may be charged for the export and import of the shipment are Security Fees, Gate fees, Document Fees, Terminal Handling Charges (THC), and Clearance charges.

Is my car and equipment Safe?

The security and consistency of RORO shipping has improved over the last few years, with very few reported incidents of damage and theft from vehicles.

Although RORO shipping is much safer, unsecured items in vehicles are still regularly taken.

If you are to ship via RORO then we would advise that any removable items are secured / locked up. If you do have personal belongings in the vehicle, consider putting in place a temporary barrier preventing people from accessing them.

Where possible make sure everything has been stored out of sight and inaccessible to anyone but you.

If you do plan to ship personal belongings with your vehicle, please read the next FAQ.

Can I ship personal belongings with my vehicle?

Most RORO shippers state that they do not accept personal belongings in their T&C’s, others state that they are allowed in Motorhomes or that they are carried at your own risk.

The first and most important thing to understand is that if you do take personal belongings they will be at your own risk!

In practice, personal effects are tolerated, however they should be secured and stowed away out of sight.

For Motor Vehicles we would recommend that you fully secure or separate the area where your personal effects are, you can do this by creating a secure barrier between sections of the vehicles, having chains or separate locks on the passenger doors and boot. You should not leave anything unsecured in the vehicle where people can access it.

*Note The loading of Vehicles with personal goods is at the discretion of the shipping company, they reserve the right to refuse loading of your vehicle. They may also sometimes request additional photos of your vehicle prior to loading.

Can you ship internationally?

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Services Provided

Basic Shipping (RORO Only)

The Basic Shipping service provides you with a booking for RORO and options to include insurance.

The service is for those who are confident to either carry out their own clearing or who have appointed their own agent. 

Where available we will provide you with instructions on self clearing, which is at your own risk.

This Service includes:

  • Sea Freight Booking RORO
  • Costs for Outgoing THC
  • Option for Marine insurance
  • Self Clearing information (where available)

The service does not include:

  • Appointment of an Agent at the place of departure (sometimes paid locally)
  • Outgoing - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Outgoing - Haulage, stuffing, crating and lashing where applicable
  • Option for Marine insurance
  • Instructions for export of your vehicle (where available)
  • Appointment of an Agent at your destination (Paid locally)
  • Incoming - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Incoming - Haulage and unpacking where applicable
  • Instructions for import of your vehicle (where available)
  • Details of costs at your destination
  • Support throughout the process

*Note Self clearing is not always possible, it is dependent on the country and port. You are more likely to be able to self clear via RORO than container shipping.

Export - Shipping and outgoing Stuffing / Clearing

The Export service provides you with a booking for RORO or a container, Outgoing Customs clearance, stuffing, documentation and options to include insurance.

It is for those who want an all in rate and support for export of their vehicle, but who wish to appoint their own agent at their destination or who wish to self clear.

Where available we will provide you with instructions on self clearing, which is at your own risk.

This Service includes:

  • Sea Freight Booking (RORO & Container)
  • Costs for Outgoing THC
  • Appointment of an agent at the place of departure (sometimes paid locally)
  • Outgoing - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Outgoing - Haulage, stuffing, crating and lashing where applicable
  • Option for Marine insurance
  • Instructions for export of your vehicle (where available)
  • Support for export of your vehicle 
  • Self Clearing information - Import (where available)

The service does not include:

  • Appointment of an Agent at your destination
  • Incoming - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Incoming - Haulage and unpacking where applicable
  • Instructions for import of your vehicle (where available)
  • Details of costs at your destination (unless included in a self clearing guide)
  • Support for import of your vehicle

*Note Self clearing is not always possible, it is dependent on the country and port. You are more likely to be able to self clear via RORO than container shipping.

 

All in - Shipping outgoing / incoming Stuffing / Clearing

The All in service provides you with a booking for RORO or a container, Incoming and Outgoing Customs clearance, stuffing documentation and options to include insurance.

This service is for those who want the entire process handled for them and is supported throughout.

This Service includes:

  • Sea Freight Booking (RORO & Container)
  • Costs for Outgoing THC
  • Appointment of an agent the place of departure (sometimes paid locally)
  • Outgoing - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Outgoing - Haulage, stuffing, crating and lashing where applicable
  • Option for Marine insurance
  • Instructions for export of your vehicle (where available)
  • Appointment of an Agent at your destination (Paid locally)
  • Incoming - Customs Clearance & Paperwork
  • Incoming - Haulage and unpacking where applicable
  • Instructions for import of your vehicle (where available)
  • Details of costs at your destination
  • Support throughout the process

 

Shipping Terms

When do I have to make payment?

We normally ask for payment of the outgoing shipping costs prior to shipping. (Ocean Freight, port fees, documents and any clearance fees). Sometimes local outgoing port fees are payable on departure, this will be dependent on the port and shipper.

Your import costs, THC, agent, customs clearance are normally paid locally.

Once your booking has been confirmed, we shall provide you with payment instructions.

*Note the Original BL will not be released until all fees are paid.

How do I make payment?

Payments of outgoing fees can be transferred to us in British Pounds (£), US Dollars ($) and Euros (€). We hold accounts in all three currencies to reduce the costs of dealing with multiple currencies.

In some instances, we may ask you to make payments locally.

Payments of Import fees are normally paid locally, they include THC, Customs fees and agents fees if applicable.

Detailed payment instructions will be provided with your booking confirmation.

Are the prices / rates fixed?

The shipping rates may vary up until the point of departure. Normally shippers will fix rates around 30 days prior to departure but it is dependent on the shipper. In addition to this, the shipping rate may be quoted or settled in a different currency to yours so there may be exchange rate fluctuations. 

Any fluctuations in exchange rates & currency charges will be borne by the client.

Why ship with us?

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Competitive Pricing

We offer fair and reasonable pricing for our services and negotiate rates with our partners to provide you the best possible price.

If you already have a quotation, we will do our best to match or beat any valid quotation.

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Unrivaled Expertise

We have the knowledge, information and the contacts to ensure your vehicle safely reaches its destination. We can advise on permanent & temporary Import requirements, Carnet Requirements, Local laws and customs, Insurance providers and Local agents & partners.

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Personal Service

We specialise in shipping vehicles, whether for touring purposes, expeditions or for business.

Every shipment is treated equally no matter the size.

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Trusted Agents

We only use known / trusted agents to clear your vehicle. This helps avoid unexpected costs and complications.

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Communication

We believe communication is of the utmost importance. During the shipping process we will keep you informed every step of the way.

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We understand your needs

We have shipped our own vehicle to many places around the world, and fully understand your needs and requirements as a customer.

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