International Freight to Popondetta


Freight services from Australia to Popondetta

Australia’s best Shipping container rates to Oro Bay!

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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, Kimbe, Lae, Lihir, Lorengau, Madang, Port Moresby, Rabaul, Vanimo, Wewak,

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

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

CargoMaster: Your Trusted Shipping Partner for Popondetta, Oro Province

Choose CargoMaster as your reliable shipping partner for Popondetta, the capital of Oro (Northern) Province in Papua New Guinea. With our expertise and commitment to exceptional service, we ensure a smooth and efficient shipping experience to and from Popondetta.

Popondetta, known for its resilience and rich history, is a city that has witnessed both natural disasters and significant events. In 1951, the city became the center of relief efforts following the devastating eruption of nearby Mount Lamington, which claimed the lives of 4,000 people. Popondetta is located near Buna on the Northern Papua coast and is also the starting point of the renowned Kokoda Trail, made famous during World War II.

Oro Province, covering an area of 22,800 km2, is a coastal province with a population of 176,206 inhabitants. As your shipping partner, CargoMaster understands the unique requirements of shipping to Oro Province and provides tailored solutions to meet your needs.

CargoMaster facilitates shipping from various Australian cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville, to Oro Province, ensuring reliable connections and timely deliveries. Our extensive network and expertise in maritime logistics enable us to offer competitive rates and efficient shipping services to Popondetta and surrounding centers.

International Freight to Popondetta

When shipping to Popondetta, it is crucial to comply with Papua New Guinea’s border control regulations. CargoMaster provides comprehensive guidance on prohibited and restricted items, ensuring compliance and smooth customs clearance. Our team will assist you in understanding the necessary documentation and permits required for a hassle-free shipping experience.

Importing motor vehicles into Popondetta entails various costs, including import duties, GST, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. CargoMaster’s expertise in vehicle shipping ensures that you have a clear understanding of the associated costs and requirements, enabling you to make informed decisions.

CargoMaster’s dedication to transparency, reliability, and exceptional customer service sets us apart as your preferred shipping partner for Popondetta, Oro Province. Our team of experts will guide you through the shipping process, providing reliable information, competitive rates, and personalized support at every stage.

Choose CargoMaster for your shipping needs to and from Popondetta, and experience a seamless and efficient logistics solution that connects you to this vibrant city. CargoMaster: Navigating the complexities of shipping to Popondetta with expertise and reliability.

International Freight to Popondetta

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

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

“How do I import a car into Popondetta?”
To import a car into Rabaul, 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 Popondetta?”
Yes, vessels regularly sail from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville to Oro Bay and surrounding centers.

International Freight to Popondetta

It’s important to be aware of the prohibited and restricted items when shipping to Popondetta. 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 Oro Bay 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 Popondetta.

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

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

Popondetta Airport: Girua Airport
Oro Bay 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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