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International Freight to Canada

Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to North America

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

Servicing: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec, Toronto, Vancouver

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

Canada, located in North America, is a vast country with ten provinces and three territories that span from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and extend northward into the Arctic Ocean. It holds the distinction of being the world’s second-largest country by total area and boasts the longest coastline globally. Canada showcases a diverse range of meteorological and geological regions. While the majority of the population resides in urban areas south of the 55th parallel, the country itself is sparsely populated. Ottawa serves as the capital of Canada, while its largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

International Freight to Canada

As a developed nation, Canada enjoys one of the highest per capita incomes globally. Its advanced economy ranks among the largest in the world, primarily driven by abundant natural resources and well-established international trade networks. Canada is recognized as a middle power in international affairs, often seeking multilateral solutions. The country’s historical role in peacekeeping during the 20th century has significantly influenced its global image. Canada actively participates in various major international and intergovernmental institutions.

International Freight to Canada

In terms of total area, including its water bodies, Canada is the second-largest country globally, second only to Russia. When considering land area alone, Canada ranks fourth. Its territory spans from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Arctic Ocean in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the west, covering 9,984,670 square kilometers (3,855,100 square miles). Additionally, Canada boasts an extensive maritime territory, featuring the world’s longest coastline stretching over 243,042 kilometers (151,019 miles). Canada shares the world’s longest land border with the United States, spanning 8,891 kilometers (5,525 miles). It also shares a land border with Greenland (part of the Kingdom of Denmark) to the northeast, specifically on Hans Island, and has a maritime boundary with France’s overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon to the southeast. Moreover, Canada is home to the world’s northernmost settlement, Canadian Forces Station Alert, situated on the northern tip of Ellesmere Island at a latitude of 82.5°N, approximately 817 kilometers (508 miles) away from the North Pole.

International Freight to Canada

Average winter and summer temperatures in Canada vary across different regions. Inland and Prairie provinces experience harsh winters due to a continental climate, with daily average temperatures hovering around -15 °C (5 °F) and occasionally dropping below -40 °C (-40 °F) with severe wind chills. In non-coastal areas, snow covers the ground for about six months of the year, while certain northern regions have snow persisting year-round. Coastal British Columbia enjoys a temperate climate characterized by mild and rainy winters. On the east and west coasts, average high temperatures generally range from the low 20s °C (70s °F), while the interior regions experience summer highs ranging from 25 to 30 °C (77 to 86 °F), with some locations occasionally exceeding 40 °C (104 °F).

International Freight to Canada

Canada possesses a highly developed mixed-market economy, ranking as the world’s eighth-largest economy as of 2022, with a nominal GDP of approximately US$2.221 trillion. It stands out as one of the world’s leading trading nations, boasting a highly globalized economy. In 2021, Canada’s trade in goods and services amounted to $2.016 trillion, with exports totaling over $637 billion and imports valued at over $631 billion, including $391 billion originating from the United States. In 2018, Canada had a goods trade deficit of $22 billion and a services trade deficit of $25 billion.

Canada Airports:  Transport Canada
Canada Ports: Canada Port Authorities
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Sea Freight to Canada


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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