1) Motorcycle RoRo (Roll on Roll off) Shipping
The image to the right illustrates international motorcycle shipping inside a RoRo ship. Notice how many motorcycles we ship internationally per week? Notice the straps and braces for safety? The tires can’t move because they are securely embedded in the metal protector. The metal protectors under the motorcycles are locked into place with the ships deck to prevent slipping and sliding when out to sea. We are shipping Harley Davidsons overseas. As you can see, a forklift is used to move the motorcycles, not a human.
One of the requirements to ship your motorcycle overseas is it has to be able to start on its own. We have to be able to drive it up the ramp. Most of our motorcycles are shipped out using RoRo. The picture to the right with all the Harley Davidsons is from inside a RoRo ship. As a professional international motorcycle shipping company, we go the extra mile to ensure the safety of your bike.
2) Motorcycle Container Shipping
If you are shipping more than one motorcycle, shipping a motorcycle by container is normally less expensive than RoRo. By default, we will always send you the least expensive rates unless you tell us you want a specific shipping method. If motorcycle shipping by container is the least expensive, then it’ll probably go by shared container as shown in the image to the right. Using a container to ship motorcycles is safe. All the motorcycles are strapped and secured to prevent movement while at sea. When the motorcycles are loaded on and unloaded from the container, they are normally moved one at a time using a forklift.
Container ships can reach many more countries than RoRo ships simply because there are many more container ships. When shipping to certain countries, sometimes container ships is the only options. Many motorcycles can fit in a 40ft shared container. In order to get the cost of shipping a motorcycle from USA to another country, we will need to know the location of the motorcycle and the destination country.
If you have ever asked yourself, “How much does it cost to ship a motorcycle overseas”, then click the BIG GREEN BUTTON to get international motorcycle shipping costs.
While there are other methods of exporting motorcycles, only use RoRo or Container to ship your precious motorcycle. Additionally, ONLY use a well established company whose specialty is to ship motorcycles from USA to other countries. Do not use a company who only specializes in shipping within the United States. You don’t want to run into customs problems using them.
There are many motorcycle shipping companies like our friends at AA Motorcycles that only ship within the USA. Visit them if you don’t plan on shipping a bike overseas.
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We have a solid track record and are an Accredited Company registered with the Better Business Bureau. Click the BBB image to the left to validate our A+ Accreditation. When shipping a car, an owner should only work with a BBB Accredited business.
We are registered with the FMC (Federal Maritime Commission). Click the image to the left and Select “Organization Name” and type in “Ship Overseas”. Here is proof of our FMC Certification (also known as a NVOCC License). Never use an international motorcycle shipping company who cannot prove they are certified with the Federal Government.
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