International Freight Shipping to Daru


Freight services from Australia to Daru

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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to Papua New Guinea

Also servicing: Alotau, Alotau, Arawa, Buka, Kavieng, Kieta, Kimbe, Lae, Lihir, Lorengau, Madang, Oro Bay, Port Moresby, Rabaul, Vanimo, Wewak

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

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

CargoMaster: Your Trusted Shipping Partner for Daru and the Western Province, Papua New Guinea

CargoMaster understands the importance of reliable and efficient shipping services to support the economic activities in Daru, the capital of the Western Province in Papua New Guinea. As a reputable sea freight company, we offer comprehensive shipping solutions to Daru and the surrounding regions.

Daru, situated on an island near the mouth of the Fly River on the western side of the Gulf, is a vibrant township with a recorded population of 15,142. The island of Daru is strategically located, just north of Torres Strait and Far North Queensland in Australia, making it a crucial gateway for trade and transportation.

Daru Airport, serving as a vital transportation hub, provides connectivity to various destinations, including the national capital, Port Moresby. With our extensive network and partnerships with PNG Air and Air Niugini, CargoMaster ensures seamless logistics and transportation solutions for your cargo needs in Daru and beyond.

The Western Province, located in southwestern Papua New Guinea, is a coastal province that shares borders with the Indonesian provinces of Highland Papua and South Papua. With Daru as its provincial capital, the Western Province boasts vibrant settlements like Tabubil, Kiunga, Ningerum, Olsobip, and Balimo. CargoMaster’s expertise in sea freight allows us to serve these areas efficiently, supporting the economic growth and development of the region.

International Freight Shipping to Daru

The Western Province, with a population of 201,351 according to the 2011 census, is home to diverse communities. CargoMaster recognizes the unique logistical challenges of serving such areas and offers tailored shipping solutions to meet your specific requirements.

Daru experiences a tropical monsoon climate, characterized by heavy rainfall for most of the year. CargoMaster understands the importance of timely delivery and ensures that your cargo reaches its destination, even amidst challenging weather conditions.

The major economic activity in the Western Province revolves around the Ok Tedi Mine, operated by Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML). As the region’s economy thrives, CargoMaster is here to support your shipping needs, whether it’s related to the mining industry or other sectors.

Choose CargoMaster as your reliable shipping partner for Daru and the Western Province. With our dedication to reliable service, efficient logistics, and expertise in sea freight, we ensure your cargo arrives safely and on time. Experience the convenience and peace of mind that comes with working with a reputable shipping company.

Trust CargoMaster for your shipping needs in Daru and the Western Province, and let us be your partner in driving growth and prosperity in the region.

International Freight Shipping to Daru

Here are some typical questions callers ask about shipping to Daru:

“How much does it cost to ship a car from Australia to Daru?”
The cost of shipping cars from Australia to Daru, Papua New Guinea, depends on the specific locations in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Prices vary accordingly.

“How do I import a car into Daru?”
To import a car into Daru, it is recommended to contact CargoMaster, a shipping company specializing in shipping cars and machinery to Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands. They can provide further information and fees for shipping cars to Papua New Guinea.

“Do you ship from Brisbane to Daru?”
Yes, vessels regularly sail from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville to Daru and surrounding centers.

International Freight Shipping to Daru

It’s important to be aware of the prohibited and restricted items when shipping to Daru. Papua New Guinea is known for its strict border control measures, and heavy fines and penalties, including imprisonment, can be imposed for non-compliance. Items such as objectionable material, weapons, equipment for illegal activities, and certain animal products are prohibited or restricted from being imported into Papua New Guinea.

Additionally, bringing motor vehicles into Daru entails various costs, including import duties, GST, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. It’s crucial to consider these expenses and comply with the necessary documentation requirements.

Please note that shipping regulations and requirements may change over time, so it’s advisable to stay informed and seek up-to-date information before shipping to Daru.

“What if I don’t qualify for concessions”, You will have to pay Duty and GST.

Sydney to Daru: 8-12 Days
Melbourne to Daru: 14-20 Days
Brisbane to Daru: 18-32 Days
Fremantle (Perth) to Daru: 18-32 Days
Hobart/Launceston to Rabaul: 16-22 Days
Canberra to Daru: 14-22 Days
Townsville to Daru: 14-22 Days
Darwin to Daru: 14-22 Days

Daru Airport: Daru Airport
Daru Shipping Port: PNG Ports Corporation


20 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 20′)

20 ft Standard Container Measurements

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 Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft Standard Container Measurements

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 (9’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft High Cube Container Measurements

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.

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