Ship Heavy Machinery to Sierra Leone
The heavy machinery we ship to Sierra Leone from the USA includes: Bulldozers, Excavators, Forklifts, Loaders, Crawlers, Bobcats, Tractors, and Helicopters. Get rates to Sierra Leone.
Ship Heavy Machinery to Sierra Leone
How to Ship Heavy Machinery From USA to Sierra Leone
Ship Overseas is able to expertly coordinate the logistics when you need to ship heavy machinery to Sierra Leone from the USA. If you would like to kick off your project with a free quote, we will need the Year/Make/Model, Pickup Zip Code or Departure Port, and Destination Country, in this case, Sierra Leone.
To help you save on import duty fees and at an extra fee, we can professionally dismantle your machinery first so it fits in the containers more readily. It’s often cheaper when shipping disassembled machinery because it is considered a shipment of parts rather than a fully assembled machine.
We frequently work with construction companies, manufacturers, agencies and private owners in shipping their heavy machinery to Sierra Leone from the USA.
Departure and Arrival Ports
The five departure ports from the USA to Sierra Leone include:
The arrival port in Sierra Leone that we ship heavy machinery to is Freetown. This is the principal commercial port and the primary entry gate for trade and commerce to the country.
This is the port at which your designated pick up person will retrieve and sign for the equipment, paying in person for Tax or Duty on request.
How Much Does it Cost to Ship Heavy Machinery to Sierra Leone?
Generalizations on price can be tricky due to the many fluctuations in type and weight of equipment. Additionally, heavy machinery doesn’t fit into typical size categories like cars do (i.e., compact, mid-sized, full-sized, small SUV, large SUV), which is why you need to call us for the most accurate prices.
Estimated Transit Time
The average time it takes to ship heavy machinery to Sierra Leone from the United States is approximately three weeks once the ship sets sail.
Documents Required to Ship Heavy Machinery to Sierra Leone
You will be required to provide the bill of sale.
Customs Broker Information
Listed on the Bill of Lading, we will assign a Customs Clearance broker for you.
How Much is Import Tax?
Your Customs Clearance broker, the person who oversees import taxes, will tell you the amount of import tax needed for your specific piece of equipment.
Destination Handling Charge
This is included in the Customs Clearance broker’s fee.
Vehicle Age Limits
There are no vehicle age limits on heavy machinery shipments from USA to Sierra Leone.
Shipping Method for Shipping Heavy Machinery to Sierra Leone
Our shipping vessels depart every week from the five U.S. seaports mentioned above to the one port in Sierra Leone. At this time, we only offer the RoRo method for heavy machinery shipments to Sierra Leone. Container shipping is not available.
RoRo Shipping (Roll On/Roll Off)
With this method, the equipment you are shipping must roll onto and off of the ship, which is constructed inside like a giant parking garage. We frequently transport construction vehicles, boats, motorcycles, motorhomes, campers, trailers, and buses overseas in this manner. It features set departure and arrival dates (think: an airport) so you can rely on this method in regards to timing.
Do You Need Marine Insurance?
We urge you to get it but we don’t require it. Be mindful that you will have to pay out of pocket for any damage that happens if you don’t purchase it. We also allow you to cover your machinery for 50% or 75% of the equipment’s value rather than the full 100% if you choose.
We offer 1.75% of the value of the machinery for FULL coverage, theft, vandalism, total loss, damage with $500 deductible. Coverage begins when your machinery is loaded onto the ship until signed for at the arrival port. Total Loss for 1.25% charge for the value of the machinery.
At Ship Overseas, our goal is to make the heavy machinery shipping process to Sierra Leone from the USA as easy as possible. Call us to ask more questions or to get a quote toll free at 888-805-4994 or 858-547-0840.