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Sea Freight to Africa - International Sea Freight | CargoMaster™ ServicesInternational Sea Freight | CargoMaster™ Services


Sea Freight to Africa


Freight services from Australia to Africa

Australia’s best Shipping container rates to Africa

1300 767 136

Over 20 year’s experience shipping cars to Africa

“Are You Thinking of Moving to Africa from Australia, ask about Self-Pack your own shipping containers”

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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to Africa

Also servicing: Canada, Europe, The Middle East, New Zealand, The Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, South America, USA,

Our high performance team of sea freight service professionals offer many years’ experience delivering shipping containers to Africa

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

CargoMaster: Your Reliable Shipping Partner for Africa!
Sea Freight Services, Consolidated and Full Container Loads, and More!

Sea Freight to AfricaCargoMaster is your trusted partner for shipping containers overseas with over 20 years of experience in the industry. If you’re planning to ship to Africa, our team has the expertise and knowledge to handle your cargo with care and efficiency. From air freight to sea freight, we offer a wide range of shipping options to meet your specific needs. With an established network across Africa, we can ensure that your goods reach their destination quickly and safely. Whether you’re relocating, sending second-hand goods, or moving heavy equipment, CargoMaster is here to provide you with reliable and cost-effective solutions. Contact us at any time by calling 1300 767 136 to discuss your shipping requirements.

Sea Freight to AfricaAfrica, the second-largest continent in the world, spans over 11 million square miles and encompasses diverse landscapes and a population of over 850 million people across 54 countries. From stunning waterfalls like Victoria Falls to vast deserts and tropical regions, Africa offers a rich and varied environment. CargoMaster understands the unique challenges and opportunities presented by shipping to Africa. With our extensive experience and established connections, we can navigate the complexities of African customs and logistics, ensuring a smooth and efficient shipping process.

CargoMaster specialises in moving a wide variety of cargo to Africa, including international shipping containers, large and heavy sea freight, and air freight. Our network of freight forwarders and customs houses in Africa allows us to provide you with comprehensive and reliable shipping services. When choosing a freight forwarder for Africa, it’s essential to work with experienced professionals who have the knowledge and expertise to handle your goods safely and efficiently. CargoMaster is renowned for its Africa shipping specialists, offering you peace of mind and a seamless shipping experience.Sea Freight to Africa

When shipping to Africa, CargoMaster offers a range of shipping options to suit your requirements. Our 20ft and 40ft containers are ideal for relocating, sending second-hand goods, or transporting charitable donations. We also provide high cube and open-top containers for oversized or special cargo. Additionally, we offer flat racks and break bulk shipping services for heavy machinery and project cargo. No matter the size or type of your shipment, CargoMaster has the capability to handle it with care and precision.

At CargoMaster, we cater to diverse clients, including government departments, large corporations, mining companies, and individuals shipping personal belongings or second-hand goods. Our extensive African shipping network and experience ensure that your goods are delivered on time and in the best condition. We understand the importance of saving both time and money, which is why we offer cost-effective shipping solutions without compromising on quality or reliability.Sea Freight to Africa
Save yourself the hassle and stress of shipping to Africa by entrusting your cargo to CargoMaster. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you with your shipping needs. Contact us anytime at 1300 767 136 to discuss your requirements and experience the difference of working with a trusted and experienced freight forwarder to Africa. CargoMaster is renowned as one of Australia’s most trusted sea freight companies for the Africa. We offer daily sea freight consolidation services from all Australian capital cities, ensuring convenient and efficient shipping. No matter where your goods are located in Australia, CargoMaster can pick them up. Consolidated sea freight destined for the Africa is collected from clients and packed into containers at a consolidation yard.

Shipping goods to and from the Africa requires specialised attention, and CargoMaster has the expertise to handle it. With their knowledge of loading, unloading, documentation, and customs requirements, they ensure a smooth and hassle-free shipping experience that CargoMaster believes in.

Africa International Airport: Cairo International Airport

Contact us anytime at 1300 767 136 to discuss your requirements and experience the difference of working with a trusted and experienced freight forwarder to Africa.

Typical Questions Callers Ask CargoMaster about Shipping to Africa

“How much does it cost to ship a shipping container to Africa.
“The cost of a shipping container will vary depending on what you want to ship and how you want to ship it. The origin in Australia will also be a factor in the cost of a shipping container to Africa. For larger loads 20 and 40’ containers are available. If you have a smaller shipment LCL shipping (less than a container load would be your best option. The cost per cubic meter is a lot cheaper if you ship in a container (cost for cubic meter) a 20’ shipping container is holds roughly 30 cubic meters and a 40’, 60 cubic metres”

“How much does it cost to ship a 20’ container to Africa.
“Cost of shipping 20’ and 40’ containers from Australia to Fiji varies according to the origin in Australia. Call CargoMaster for Australia’s best shipping container rates to Fiji?

“Can I send a parcel from Australia to Africa.
“Yes of course you can, depending on the size of your parcel and the weight and where you Are sending from in Australia. Call CargoMaster, if CargoMaster cannot help they will direct you to the most suitable carrier for your goods”

“ Can I send a car to Africa.
“ Yes you can but there are customs rules and regulations you will need to follow, see below about importing cars into Africa, from Australia, New Zealand, The USA and UK”

“ How much is customs duty in Africa.
“Africa duty and taxes will vary according to the goods you are i9mporting into Africa. If you are relocating back to Africa and you have personal effects it is unlikely you will need to pay duty. The best and safest way to find out about duty or taxes payable in Africa is to call CargoMaster and get specific information”

When importing vehicles, it is necessary to provide supporting documentation, such as purchase and delivery receipts, registration and insurance papers, and evidence of surrendering the vehicle for shipping.

If you do not qualify for concessions, you will be required to pay duty and GST.


20 ft Standard Container Measurements

20 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 20′)
Weight: 4500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 19′ 5″
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:
Width: 7’ 8-½”, Height: 7’ 5-¾”


40 ft Standard Container Measurements

40 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 40′)
Weight: 8500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 39′ ⅜”
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening: Width: 7’ 8-½”, Height: 7’ 5-¾”

40 ft High Cube Container Measurements

40 ft High Cube (9’6″ x 8′ x 40′)
Weight: 8750 lbs
Max Gross Weight: 68,008lb

Interior Dimensions:
Length: 39′ 4”
Width: 7′ 7”
Height: 8′ 9″

Door Opening: Width: 7’ 8″‘, Height: 8’ 5”


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.

“SAVE MORE, SAVE TIME” with CargoMasters’ international self-pack shipping consolidation services to and from Africa.


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