What is the cheapest, most affordable and economical method of shipping a vehicles to Africa?
Shipping a car to a country in West Africa is easy if you know how. We offer consultancy services on every aspect of shipping, importing, exporting and distributing cars, vans, buses, trucks, lorries and other vehicles within the West African market.
Our vehicle export team can arrange the lowest prices and cheapest costs of shipping vehicles to Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Togo
Shipping Cars To Africa – RoRo Car Shipment
RoRo car shipment is the most cost effective, safest and easiest way to ship a car to Africa. The car has to be able to go up the ramp (Roll on) and down the ramp (Roll off).
Once your car is aboard the ship, it is secured to the deck with straps and braces. This prevents your car from moving if the ship is rocking at sea and is the safest way to export a car to Africa.
We basically roll your car on and off the ship. There is no crane or lifting of vehicles. We have regular departures so you don’t have to wait too long for your car to arrive in Africa. We will reserve your spot on the ship by issuing you a booking number.
Shipping Cars To Africa – Container Car Shipment
An alternative to RoRo shipping is to export cars using cargo ships. There are many more cargo ships available so they are able to sail into remote parts of the world whereas a RoRo ship cannot readily do so.
The only time there may be a drawback with container car shipping is when using a shared container. While delays in shipping are infrequent, the shipping line will not ship a container with only one car inside. You might have to wait for a couple of other cars to be added.
Cheapest Quotes For Shipping Cars To Africa
We can answer any questions you may have about shipping a car to ports in West Africa and we can advise on supplier selection, sourcing trading partners, contract negotiation, favourable shipping terms, carrier and route selection, licensing, customs clearance, warehousing and onward distribution to inland destinations.
- We need to know the port and country from where your car will be shipped.
- We need the year, make, model of the car to be exported to Africa.
- We need to know the city and country in Africa to where your car will be shipped.
If you know those 3 things, we can get you the best quote for shipping a car to Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Togo
Shipping Cars To Africa – Marine, Cargo & Freight Insurance
Shipping cars to Africa is relatively straight forward, however, accidents can happen while out to sea. Ships WILL rock and your vehicle may shift on deck or packed inside a container if not packed properly.
As courtesy, we will provide the optional Marine Insurance in the quote. You do not have to get it, but we provide it to cover any damages while shipping cars, vans, buses, trucks, lorries and other vehicles to Africa.