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RORO Car Shipping from USACar Shipping from USA via Ro-Ro ship

Typical car shipping cost to Europe and West Africa starts from $895 and runs around $2,000 when you are shipping bigger vehicles.

If you are shipping a car to Australia shipping costs is around $2950. To find out an exact price in your case, please fill out the quote form.

Whether you ship a car, a truck, a bus or heavy construction machinery (excavators, tractors & trailers) inside the container or via RoRo ship our staff can take care of the whole shipping process.

We look forward to hearing from you - please contact our office for an exact shipping cost. We hope you use us next time you want to ship a car overseas.

General Terms And Conditions of International Ro-Ro Shipping

1. IMPORTANT: International shipping rates ro-ro, in roro carrier's booking confirmations offered at a time of booking, are based on information provided by shipper. Cargo (vehicles) will be verified at a time of submitting to the ro-ro carrier's pier. Ro-ro Carrier's final invoice will be based on actual type of cargo (vehicle) submitted to the ro-ro shipment and its w/m (weight/measurement) verification.

2. RO-RO PORT & THC (Terminal Handling Charges): Sipper is responsible to pay all applicable Port & THC at a time of submitting vehicle(s) to the ro-ro carrier's pier. If Port & THC paid by us on behalf of shipper then these charges will be included in our final ocean freight invoice.

3. DESTINATION CHARGES: All destination charges (i.e. taxes and duties, customs, port and carrier's destination agent charges, storage, demurrage if any etc) collect for account of consignee (importer of records).

4. U.S. CUSTOMS: SED – U.S. Shipper's Export Declaration. In order to file SED (Shippers Export Declaration), AES ITN and XTN should be provided by roro shipper in advance. Otherwise we may file SED on behalf of ro-ro shippers. In order to complete SED in AES on behalf of roro shipper, consigner's Tax ID (IEN) that corresponds with the consigner's name, street address and phone number may required. Schedule B code 8703230090 may be declared on all used cars unless specified by shipper in advance.

5. INSURANCE: We can obtain CNA insurance certificate issued to consignee's (recipient's) name.
Notice: If you need us to get an insurance certificate to a consigner's (ro-ro shipper's) name, then it must be specified separately in email.

In case of claim, claims for insurance will be processed by CNA's Claim Settling Agent located in the country of destination. Complete contact info of CNA's Claim Settling Agent is available in the insurance certificate. If vehicle(s) are not insured then all claims are to be directed to the ro-ro steamship line used on the roro shipment.

Typical insurance rates on vehicles shipped roro (up to $500 deductible per vehicle):

  • Vehicles with insured value up to $25,000 -- 1.5% @ value declared.
  • Vehicles with insured value up to $50,000 -- 1.3% @ value declared.
  • Vehicles with insured value above $50,000 -- 1.1% @ value declared.

Notice: Insurance rates on ro-ro vehicles shipments may vary and must be re-confirmed at a time of booking.


After passing U.S. Customs title(s) can be mailed to the consigner or consignee for the following S&H fees:

- Domestic U.S. 1st class mail is free.
- Expedited domestic mail $40.
- Expedited international mail $75.

Before we will mail titles we may ask shipper to reconfirm recipient's name, address and phone# and pay S&H (if required) in advance.

In order to get an international shipping quote on an international RO-RO shipment please Submit Form Online or email us.


Sims, Waters & Associates is an ocean freight forwarder with industry-leading prices.

Sims, Waters & Associates is a licensed ocean freight forwarder since 1987. Our staff has over a hundred years of combined experience in the global freight shipping industry.

Contact us today (904) 356-4455. Get A Free Shipping Quote Now!


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