Sea Freight to South America


Freight services from Australia to South America

Australia’s best Shipping container rates to South America

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Over 20 year’s experience shipping cars to South America

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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to South America

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

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

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

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

Sea Freight to South AmericaSouth America, a continent entirely in the Western Hemisphere, is a vibrant and diverse region known for its rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and bustling cities. As an international freight service provider, CargoMaster offers reliable shipping solutions to and from South America. With our extensive network and expertise, we ensure efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods across borders. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the north and east, South America is home to twelve sovereign states, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Venezuela, among others. These countries, along with dependent territories like the Falkland Islands and French Guiana, contribute to the continent’s economic and cultural tapestry. CargoMaster facilitates seamless trade and commerce between South America and other parts of the world, connecting businesses and individuals through our comprehensive shipping services. Covering an expansive area of 17,840,000 square kilometers, South America boasts a population of over 434 million people. With Brazil leading the way as the most populous country in the continent, followed by Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, and Peru, CargoMaster recognizes the importance of efficient logistics to support the growing demands of these nations. As a key player in the region’s transport industry, CargoMaster helps businesses navigate the complexities of international shipping, enabling them to reach global markets with ease.
South America’s geography is characterised by the majestic Andes mountains in the west and vast lowlands and highlands in the east. The Amazon, Orinoco, and Paraná rivers traverse the continent, providing vital waterways for transportation and irrigation. CargoMaster understands the unique challenges posed by South America’s topography and offers tailored solutions to ensure the safe and timely delivery of goods. Whether it’s navigating the Andean region or utilizing the extensive river systems, our expertise in logistics and transportation allows us to overcome any obstacles. Sea Freight to South AmericaThe diverse climates of South America range from tropical regions in most parts of the continent to temperate and cold climates in the Southern Cone and Tierra del Fuego. These variations influence agricultural production, with South America being a major exporter of crops such as soy, wheat, coffee, cocoa, and bananas. CargoMaster recognizes the significance of these agricultural exports and provides specialized shipping services to ensure the efficient transport of perishable goods and commodities. Transportation infrastructure in South America is primarily focused on road networks, with countries like Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and Chile leading the way in road development. CargoMaster collaborates with reliable local partners to provide seamless door-to-door transportation services, leveraging the extensive road networks to connect businesses and individuals across the continent. Additionally, our expertise extends to other modes of transport, including ports and airports, ensuring comprehensive logistical support for our customers. CargoMaster’s commitment to excellence in international freight services extends to heavy shipping needs as well. We have extensive experience in handling the transport of heavy machinery and equipment, including disassembling, cleaning, and securely packing such items. Our expertise in customs clearance and compliance with international regulations ensures a smooth process for the transportation of heavy items and machinery to and from South America. Sea Freight to South Americahen considering an international move from Australia to South America, CargoMaster offers a cost-effective solution through our Self Pack International Shipping Containers service. By allowing individuals and families to pack their belongings themselves, we provide greater flexibility and control over the moving process. With our extensive network covering major Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and more, CargoMaster can arrange the delivery of shipping containers and provide guidance throughout the relocation process. At CargoMaster, we understand the intricacies of international shipping and the importance of a seamless and efficient process. With our comprehensive range of services and expertise in transporting goods to and from South America, we ensure that your cargo arrives safely and on time. Whether it’s commercial shipments, household goods, or heavy machinery, CargoMaster..Sea Freight to South America When you choose CargoMaster, you gain access to our expertise in customs documentation and export processes. We handle all the necessary paperwork and coordinate the delivery of empty containers to your location. Once your container is packed and secured with our CargoMaster-issued bolt seal, simply contact us for collection and safe shipping to the South America.  Experience the reliability, integrity, and professionalism of CargoMaster’s international shipping network. With our advanced technological capabilities and proven track record, we ensure your shipping experience is smooth and worry-free. Trust CargoMaster for all your shipping needs to the South America and let us exceed your expectations with our exceptional service. Contact us today and discover why we are the preferred choice for international shipping to South America.

South America International Airport: São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport
South America Sea Port: Port of Santos

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 South America.

Typical Questions Callers Ask CargoMaster about Shipping to South America

“What types of cargo can be shipped to South America with CargoMaster?”
“CargoMaster has the capability to handle a diverse range of legal goods for shipping to South America. Contact us to learn more about the specific requirements for your cargo.”

“What are the specifications of a standard 20-foot shipping container with CargoMaster?”
“A standard 20-foot shipping container provided by CargoMaster has dimensions of approximately 5.9m in length, 2.3m in width, and 2.3m in height. It offers a capacity of around 30 cubic meters, making it suitable for transporting items equivalent to the size of a 3-bedroom house.”

“What are the dimensions of a 40-foot container available with CargoMaster?”
“CargoMaster offers 40-foot containers with dimensions of approximately 11.9m in length, 2.35m in width, and 2.35m in height. These containers are ideal for shipping vehicles and furniture to South America, providing a capacity of approximately 60 cubic meters.”

“What is the recommended way to pack a shipping container with CargoMaster?”
“CargoMaster, with extensive container packing experience, can provide valuable guidance on how to pack a shipping container optimally. Important tips include distributing cargo weight evenly, securing belongings with ratchet straps, and using blankets and plastic wrap for furniture protection. Additionally, it is advisable to avoid loading cargo near the container doors to prevent spillage upon opening at the destination.”

“How can CargoMaster assist with shipping trucks, buses, and cars to South America?”
“CargoMaster has expertise in shipping cars and motor vehicles in containers from Australia to South America. We offer professional blocking and bracing services to ensure the safe and secure transport of trucks, buses, and cars.”

“What is the most cost-effective shipping method to South America with CargoMaster?”
“The most cost-effective shipping method depends on the specific cargo being transported. While shipping containers to South America is a popular choice, CargoMaster offers a range of shipping options such as Break-Bulk, Flat Racks, Open Top Containers, High Cube Containers, and Project shipping. Contact us to find the most cost-effective solution for your shipping needs.”

“Is CargoMaster an international removalist service to South America?”
“CargoMaster specializes in international shipping container services from Australia to South America and worldwide. While we do not provide international removalist services, we offer freight forwarding solutions and self-pack international shipping containers. If needed, we can recommend reputable Australian removalists.”

“What are the main ports in South America where CargoMaster ships containers?”
“CargoMaster ships containers to all major ports in South America, including Port of Rotterdam, Port of Hamburg, and Antwerp. We offer weekly sailings with fast transit times. Contact CargoMaster for the best guaranteed shipping prices from Australia to South America.”

“Does CargoMaster collaborate with shipping companies in South America?”
“CargoMaster exclusively collaborates with AAA+ rated shipping lines, which are among the world’s leading shipping companies. With our partnerships, we ensure reliable and efficient shipping services to South America. Rely on CargoMaster’s expertise for professional advice and guidance on shipping to South America.”

“Are all freight forwarders to South America equal to CargoMaster?”
“No, not all freight forwarders are equal. It is essential to exercise caution when choosing a freight forwarder for shipping your goods from Australia to South America. CargoMaster distinguishes itself with its experience, reliability, and commitment to customer satisfaction.”

“What factors should I consider when choosing a freight forwarder to South America with CargoMaster?”
“When selecting a freight forwarder, consider factors such as the company’s website, experience, and establishment date. It is advisable to verify the incorporation date on the ASIC website, a free Australian Government service. Choosing the right freight forwarder is crucial for a smooth and reliable shipping experience. CargoMaster stands out as a trusted and established freight forwarder with a track record of delivering exceptional service.”

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.

“Happy shipping to South America from CargoMaster!”


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 South America.

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