INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING MELBOURNE
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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING MELBOURNE, WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?
Before you ship your goods you will need to decide what type of international shipping service you need. If you decide to use international shipping by sea then you have the following options:
TWENTY FOOT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CONTAINERS
CargoMaster offers twenty foot shipping container services from and to Melbourne. A 20-foot container is the most common container used by international shipping companies.
Container Dimensions 20-Foot Container
A twenty foot container is usually measured using the imperial system (feet) and specifies both the exterior dimensions and the interior (usable) dimensions.
Dimensions of a 20-foot container:
- Exterior Dimensions (in feet): 20’ long x 8’ wide x 8’ 6” high
- Exterior Dimensions (in meters): 6.10m long x 2.44m wide x 2.59m high
- Interior Dimensions (in feet): 19’ 4” long x 7’ 9” wide x 7’ 10” high
- Internal Dimensions (in meters): 5.898m long x 2.352m wide x 2.393m high
- Usable Capacity: 32.6m3
Number of Pallets that can be loaded into a 20-foot container:
When using Euro Pallets (European pallets) with dimensions of 1.2m x 0.8m, the base of the container will hold up to 11 Euro pallet stacks as long as the load is not hanging over the sides. The best way of loading pallets inside a 20’ container, is with row along the length and another row along the width.
For the standard pallet (USA type) with dimensions 40” x 48” (1.016m x 1.219m), the base of a standard 20-foot container can hold 10 pallets as long as the load is not hanging over the sides.
What is the maximum weight a 20-foot container can hold?
The actual weight of a twenty foot container is 2,300 kg (unloaded). Maximum loaded weight is 28 tons (25,400kg). However, this would depend in large part on possible restrictions and/or limitations of the shipping line and road/rail weight restrictions, the nature of the cargo and specific details of the shipment.
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FORTY FOOT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CONTAINERS
A forty foot container is usually measured using the imperial system (feet) and specifies both the exterior dimensions and the interior (usable) dimensions.
Dimensions of a 40-foot container:
- Exterior Dimensions (in feet): 40’ long x 8’ wide x 8’ 6” high
- Exterior Dimensions (in meters): 12.19m long x 2.44m wide x 2.59m high
- Interior Dimensions (in feet): 39’ 6” long x 7’ 9” wide x 7’ 10” high
- Internal Dimensions (in meters): 12.025m long x 2.352m wide x 2.393m high
- Usable Capacity: 67.7m3
Number of Pallets that can be loaded into a 40-foot container:
When using Euro Pallets (European pallets) with dimensions of 1.2m x 0.8m, the base of the container will hold up to 25 Euro pallet stacks as long as the load is not hanging over the sides. The best way of loading pallets inside a 40’ container, is with row along the length and another row along the width.
For the standard pallet (USA type) with dimensions 40” x 48” (1.016m x 1.219m), the base of a standard 40-foot container can hold 21 pallets as long as the load is not hanging over the sides.
What is the maximum weight a 40-foot container can hold?
The actual weight of a forty foot container is 3,750 kg (unloaded). Maximum loaded weight is 29 tons (26,250kg). However, this would depend in large part on possible restrictions and/or limitations of the shipping line and road/rail weight restrictions, the nature of the cargo and specific details of the shipment.
Vessels sail weekly to and from Melbourne and Victoria. CargoMaster offers International shipping services to private individuals (that are relocating internationally, see moving overseas shipping containers) Australian Government Departments and large and small business’s that are trading commodities on the international stage.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING LCL (LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD)
International consolidated Shipping Services (LCL, shipping) are weekly international shipping services offered by renowned international shipping company CargoMaster, from and to Melbourne. CargoMaster clients can lodge their freight directly to the loading facility or CargoMaster will pick up your goods from most places around Melbourne. CargoMaster will organize the right type of vehicle to collect your cargo. If you would like to lodge your cargo directly, you will need to contact CargoMaster first to get a booking number and complete the required documentation. Once you have presented your cargo CargoMaster will palletize (or load directly) your cargo with other international shipments and load the palletized goods into a shipping container.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AND MOVING FROM MELBOURNE CHECKLIST
International Shipping and Moving Overseas to set up a new home is an important time for you and your family. CargoMaster understands it involves much more than moving your belongings; there’s the excitement of a new house, new surroundings and new neighbours, plus a whole lot of organising and planning and scheduling to do. Many household items weren’t made to be moved and can therefore be difficult to move without damage. Make sure your belongings are well-packed, CargoMasters’ Moving Checklist is filled with Self Pack International Shipping ideas and packing tips. CargoMaster has helped 100’s of happy families and individuals move their belongings overseas with self-pack international moving containers!
4-8 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING DAY
CargoMaster suggests you create a central folder to store all of your moving documents (quotes, receipts, schedules etc)
Consider and decide which items you are keeping and which items you wish to sell, store or donate.
Ensure you have completed your SHIPPERS LETTER OF INSTRUCTION and signed and dated and returned to CargoMaster.
If you have a lot of rubbish and household items you intend to throw away, it’s a good idea to order in advance, a skip or hard waste collection bin.
Make sure you have CargoMaster’s written quote and have arranged container delivery and collection dates and times with CargoMaster so as to ensure a stress-free moving experience.
Remember to arrange Insurance cover, CargoMaster will be able to help you organise marine transit insurance protection for your goods. CargoMaster offers cost effective insurance options.
Organise special protective packaging materials for any goods that require special care and attention.
If you are going to need storage, speak to CargoMaster in advance, CargoMaster offers storage services in all Australian capital cities and selected overseas centres.
Advise your landlord (if applicable) ensuring that you give at least one month’s notice.
1 DAY BEFORE MOVING DAY
If packing your own belongings, ensure all boxes are packed, sealed and clearly labelled ready for loading into your self pack container.
Keep all valuable jewelry, passports, important documentation, medical documents, travel and insurance documents, money, tickets, etc., with you as this cannot travel with your container
Prepare your pets for their journey. Remember to send a familiar toy along with them for the trip.
Clean and spray dog kennels, empty and clean fish tanks and bird cages.
If you are taking a motor vehicle , ensure it is prepared for loading.
Prepare electrical goods for transportation as per manufacturer’s specifications.
Remove all waste from your kitchen including bins, pantry, etc.
Empty and hose out all rubbish/compost bins.
Empty, defrost and thoroughly towel dry your fridge and freezer. Quickly wipe-over the inside using vanilla essence to keep it fresh, and prop the door open with a tea towel to prevent mold.
Drain washing hoses and leave to dry overnight. It is your responsibility to ensure your washing machine is stabilized prior to removal.
Ensure the remote garage door openers for your old and new homes are easily accessible.
Get a good night’s sleep.
Moving day is finally here! Although you are probably organized, here are some last minute items to make sure you’ve checked off.
If you are using a removalist take them around your home and provide clear instructions.
Ensure that all boxes containing essential items are easy to access and clearly labelled.
Carry all valuables and important paperwork with you.
Do one last house clean.
Make sure all taps, electrical switches and lights are turned off.
Lock doors, windows and collect all keys.
Check that nothing has been left behind Now it is time to sit back, call CargoMaster to pick up your shipping container, CargoMaster will take care of the rest!
Should you need advice or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact CargoMaster’s office on 1300 767 136 or visit our website www.cargomaster.com.au
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY INSURANCE
Marine transit insurance is available to CargoMaster clients. Please note, you will need to book and organize your transit insurance prior to lodging your cargo. Additional documentation may be required before you can lock in your marine transit insurance cover. CargoMaster has been fortunate enough not to have had an insurance claim due to damage or lost cargo in over 20 years.! CargoMaster will always try to make the shipping experience as stress free and as simple for clients as possible.
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BREAK BULK, OUT OF GUAGE AND PROJECT SHIPPING MELBOURNE:
CargoMaster offers weekly services for break bulk international shipping and shipping of heavy machinery world-wide. Break Bulk Shipping varies greatly from shipment to shipment, this is an area of international shipping that requires many years experience and left to only a few true Australian heavy shipping specialists (like CargoMaster with 35 years international shipping experience)
You should be very careful when choosing a international shipping company to handle the shipping of heavy equipment overseas this is a specialized shipping mode, choosing the wrong shipping company 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 an experienced and established international shipping company from Melbourne!
“CargoMaster One of Australia’s most trusted international shipping companies”
- Genuine (real ) Melbourne international shipping specialists, Professionals, based all around the world and dedicated to moving your sea cargo smoothly, quickly and cost effectively! KNOWLEDGE and KNOW-HOW.
- CargoMaster understands the dynamic world of shipping and sea freight. CargoMaster offers you extensive experience with international freight documentation including, Seaway Bill, Bills Of Lading, Carnets, Letters Of Credit (and most types of titles to ownership). Maritime rules, regulations, laws, embassy certified documentation for middle eastern clients, and overseas country requirements. EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTATION
- Over 20 years shipping heavy machinery overseas
- CargoMaster is renowned for delivering innovate, cost effective sea freight services
- All CargoMaster personnel ( including the Directors) are SECURITY CLEARED .
- For large project sea freight , bulk sea freight movements, valuable heavy sea cargo, established relationships with Australian and overseas based insurance companies. (ensuring your covered and protected)
- Weekly international sea freight Sydney services to most World-Wide cities with the fastest transit times
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