International Freight Shipping to Kimbe


Freight services from Australia to Kimbe

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

Also servicing: Alotau, Alotau, Arawa, Buka, Daru, Kavieng, Kieta, 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 Kimbe

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

CargoMaster: Your Reliable Shipping Solution for Kimbe and West New Britain Province

CargoMaster is your trusted partner for all your shipping needs in Kimbe, the vibrant capital of West New Britain province in Papua New Guinea. With our expertise and dedication, we provide efficient and reliable shipping services to support the growth and prosperity of this bustling town.

Kimbe serves as the largest settlement on the island and holds the distinction of being the fastest growing city in the South Pacific. As the third largest port in the country, Kimbe plays a pivotal role in facilitating trade and commerce. CargoMaster understands the importance of smooth and timely transportation of goods, and our comprehensive shipping solutions ensure that your cargo reaches its destination efficiently.

Hoskins Airport, conveniently located in Kimbe, serves as a gateway to the town, providing easy access to air transportation. CargoMaster specialises in air freight services, ensuring that your time-sensitive cargo is handled with care and delivered promptly.

Kimbe is a hub for various industries, including palm oil, cocoa, logging, and coconut plantations. These industries drive the economy of West New Britain and Papua New Guinea as a whole. New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL), the dominant industry player, cultivates oil palm and produces high-quality palm oil used in a wide range of products. CargoMaster recognizes the importance of these industries and offers tailored shipping solutions to support their growth and international trade.

International Freight Shipping to Kimbe

The town experiences a tropical rainforest climate with substantial rainfall throughout the year, creating lush surroundings and vibrant ecosystems. Kimbe’s stunning beaches and the renowned coral reef in Kimbe Bay attract visitors from around the world. CargoMaster understands the unique requirements of shipping goods related to tourism and environmental conservation and provides specialized services to ensure the safe transport of equipment and supplies.

Kimbe Port, a Deepwater facility, is capable of handling commercial shipping containers. CargoMaster’s experienced team coordinates with the port authorities to ensure the smooth loading and unloading of your cargo. We have extensive experience in handling containerized shipments and offer comprehensive logistics solutions to optimize the transportation process.

Choose CargoMaster as your trusted shipping partner for Kimbe and West New Britain Province. With our commitment to reliable service, efficient logistics, and expertise in both air and sea freight, we ensure that 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 all your shipping needs in Kimbe and West New Britain Province and let us be your partner in driving growth, trade, and prosperity in the region.

International Freight Shipping to Kimbe

Here are some common questions callers ask about shipping to Kimbe:

“How much does it cost to ship a car from Australia to Kimbe?”
The cost of shipping cars to Kimbe, West New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea from Australia depends on your location in Australia and the specific commodity you intend to ship. For accurate pricing, it is best to contact CargoMaster, who specializes in shipping cars and machinery to PNG and surrounding islands.

“How do I import a car into Kimbe?”
To import a car into Kimbe, it is recommended to contact CargoMaster for detailed information and fees related to shipping cars to PNG and its neighboring islands.

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

International Freight Shipping to Kimbe

When it comes to importing medicines into PNG, there are restrictions, particularly on controlled drugs such as those containing pseudoephedrine. Non-compliance with these regulations can result in heavy fines and even imprisonment. However, in most cases, prescription medication accompanied by a valid doctor’s prescription is acceptable.

If you are returning to PNG or immigrating after spending 21 months or more overseas, you may be eligible for concessions on vehicles, boats, and motorcycles, whether they accompany you or are transported separately.

Importing motor vehicles into Papua New Guinea involves significant costs beyond the purchase price. These costs include freight, insurance, import duties (ranging from 40% to 110% of the vehicle’s import value, depending on motor size), Import GST of 10%, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. These additional expenses can often double the original purchase price of the vehicle. It is crucial to be fully aware of all the associated costs before making a purchase. If an imported vehicle remains at a customs wharf for more than 30 days, it may be forfeited to the State.

Kimbe Airport: Hoskins Airport
Kimbe 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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