Sea Freight Shipping to Popondetta


Freight services from Australia to Popondetta

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

Also servicing: Alotau, Arawa, Buka, Daru, 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 Oro Bay

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

CargoMaster: Your Reliable Shipping Partner for Popondetta, Oro Province

Experience a seamless and efficient shipping experience to and from Popondetta, the capital of Oro (Northern) Province in Papua New Guinea, with CargoMaster as your trusted shipping partner. With our expertise and commitment to exceptional service, we ensure your cargo reaches its destination safely and on time.

Popondetta, a city known for its resilience and rich history, has overcome natural disasters and played a significant role in relief efforts. In 1951, the city became the center of support after the devastating eruption of nearby Mount Lamington, which claimed thousands of lives. Situated near Buna on the Northern Papua coast, Popondetta also marks the starting point of the renowned Kokoda Trail, famous for its significance during World War II.

Oro Province, covering an area of 22,800 km2, is a coastal province with a population of 176,206 inhabitants. At CargoMaster, we understand the unique requirements of shipping to Oro Province and offer tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

With our extensive network and expertise in maritime logistics, CargoMaster facilitates shipping from major Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville to Oro Province. We ensure reliable connections and timely deliveries to Popondetta and surrounding centers, providing you with peace of mind.

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

Sea Freight Shipping to Popondetta

Importing motor vehicles into Popondetta involves various costs, including import duties, GST, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. With CargoMaster’s expertise in vehicle shipping, we provide transparent information and guide you through the associated costs and requirements, enabling you to make informed decisions.

CargoMaster stands apart with our dedication to transparency, reliability, and exceptional customer service. Our team of experts is committed to guiding you through the shipping process, providing reliable information, competitive rates, and personalized support at every stage of your shipment.

Choose CargoMaster as your shipping partner for Popondetta, Oro Province, and experience a seamless logistics solution that connects you to this vibrant city. With our expertise and reliability, we navigate the complexities of shipping to Popondetta, ensuring your cargo arrives safely and efficiently.

When it comes to shipping a car from Australia to Popondetta, the cost depends on specific locations in both countries. To import a car into Popondetta, we recommend contacting CargoMaster, a specialized shipping company for cars and machinery to Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands. Our team will provide you with detailed information and fees for shipping cars to Papua New Guinea.

CargoMaster ships from Brisbane and other major Australian cities to Popondetta regularly, ensuring reliable and convenient connections for your shipments.Sea Freight Shipping to Popondetta

Frequently Asked Questions:

“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. Contact CargoMaster for detailed information and pricing tailored to your specific requirements.

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

“Do you ship from Brisbane to Popondetta?”
Yes, CargoMaster regularly sails from various Australian cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville, to Oro Bay and surrounding centers, including Popondetta.

Sea Freight Shipping to Popondetta

It’s important to note the prohibited and restricted items when shipping to Popondetta. Papua New Guinea has strict border control measures, and non-compliance can result in heavy fines, penalties, and even imprisonment. Prohibited items include objectionable material, weapons, equipment for illegal activities, and certain animal products. It’s essential to adhere to these regulations for a smooth customs clearance process.

If you don’t qualify for concessions, duty and GST will be applicable for importing your vehicle into Popondetta. CargoMaster will provide you with detailed information on the associated costs and documentation requirements, ensuring a transparent and informed shipping experience.

Please keep in mind that shipping regulations and requirements may change over time. Stay informed and consult with CargoMaster for up-to-date information before shipping to Popondetta.

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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