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Welcome to CargoMaster, are you thinking of Shipping to Nauru. Our high performance team of Nauru Sea Freight service specialists offer many years’ experience shipping all sorts of commodities to Nauru and surrounding Islands. CargoMaster works with a wide variety of clients from Australian Government Departments to Large corporations and small business’s shipping to Naura from Australia. CargoMaster is one of Australia’s most trusted shipping companies to The Central Pacific Islands.
Nauru, officially known as the Republic Of Nauru (originally called Pleasant Island), is a Pacific Island country (Nauru is located in the Central Pacific) located approx. 300 km’s from Kiribati and North East of the Solomon Islands.
Nauru is one of the Pacific’s smallest island nations and is the third smallest country in the world. Nauru only covers an area of approx. 20 square kilometers.
Nauru was settled by the Polynesian and Micronesian people, approx. 3,000 years ago. There were originally 12 tribes on Nauru, these tribes are represented in the twelve pointed star on the country’s flag. The population of Nauru is about 12,000 people. The largest city in Nauru is Denigomodu, with a population of approx. 1,700 people. Denigomodu is located on the western side of the island of Nauru. The Island nation does not have a capital city as such, however parliament is located in Yaren a district on the south of the island.
The Japanese occupied Nauru during the second world war. After world war 2 Nauru was trusted into the United Nations administration and in 1969 Nauru gained independence.
Nauru has rich phosphate rock deposits , which allow simple strip mining, Nauru’s phosphate was extensively mined on the island in the 1980’s and early 1990’s , by the late 1990’s Nauru’s phosphate reserves were exhausted and the islands environment had been devastated by mining.
Since 2001 Nauru has accepted aid from Australia in exchange for hosting the Nauru Regional Processing Centre, a detention center located on Nauru for asylum seekers wishing to enter Australia.
The Port of Nauru accepts commercial container vessels and is currently under going a major upgrade.
Since the early 2020’s Nauru has looked to Australia for economic assistance.
The Sovereign State Of Nauru is a current member of the United Nations and the Commonwealth of Nations
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SHIPPING TIMES FROM AUSTRALIA TO NAURU
- Sydney to Nauru: 40 Days
- Melbourne to Nauru: 42 Days
- Brisbane to Nauru: 38 Days
- Fremantle (Perth) to Nauru: 55 Days
- Adelaide to Nauru: 45 Days
- Hobart/Launceston to Nauru: 45 Days
- Townsville to Nauru: 34 Days
- Darwin to Nauru: 42 Days
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SHIPPING TO NAURU
Prohibited And Restricted Items:
Remember, you are moving to one of the cleanest, greenest, Island Countries in the world, Samoa’s people are very much InTouch with the environment and protecting their country from unwanted pests and diseases. Border control is very strict and heavy fines (even imprisonment penalties) apply for non compliance, your goods could even be sent back to the origin port .Certain items are restricted or prohibited and cannot be imported into NAURU
Please be aware the below items are NOT PERMITTED into NAURU:
- objectionable material contained on items like videotapes, films, records, CD-ROMs and in publications
- weapons like flick knives, butterfly knives, swordsticks, knuckle-dusters
- any weapon which is disguised as something else
- equipment for using cannabis or methamphetamine
- anything which you’re planning to use in a crime.
For the commodities below you should check to see if you will NEED A PERMIT:
- ivory in any form, including jewelry, and carvings
- tortoise or sea turtle shell jewelry, and ornaments
- meat or food derived from whales, dolphins, rare crane, and pheasants, or sea turtles
- medicines containing musk, or rhinoceros or tiger derivatives such as ground horn or bone
- carvings or other things made from whalebone or bone from other marine mammals
- cat skins
- trophies of sea turtles, all big cats, rare reptiles, cranes, pheasants, bears, antelope, and deer
- live species, including pet eagles, hawks, owls and parrots, many cacti, orchids, cycads, and cyclamens
- carnivorous plants.
You may not be able to bring some medicines into NAURU, especially controlled drugs. This includes medicines containing pseudoephedrine. Remember heavy fines and possibility of imprisonment for non compliance
Prescription medication in most cases is acceptable, if you can present a valid doctors prescription .
If you’re returning to Nauru or are immigrant after 21 months or more overseas, you may be entitled to concessions on vehicles and boats, motor cycles that either accompany you or are transported separately.
Bringing Motor Vehicles And Boats Into Nauru:
You may be able to claim “household items” concession if:
- you’re relocating , or moving back to the motherland after 21 months or more away, and
- you have been using the items for their intended purpose.
You can also claim concessions on:
- private vehicles, including:
- camper vans
- boats and
You can import no more than one vehicle, boat duty-free, if you meet the Concessionary Requirements.
As a condition of the concession you will be required to sign an Undertaking that you will not sell or dispose of the vehicle, boat or plane within two years.
If you sell your vehicle, boat or plane within two years of bringing it into duty-free, you must pay Customs duty on a pro rata basis.
You will need to qualify for a concession, which means you will need to meet the requirement to have “personally owned” the vehicle for at least 12 months prior to your departure from Australia u will have to meet a requirement to have personally owned and used the vehicle, boat or plane for at least 1 year before your departure , or surrendering the vehicle for shipping.
The phrase personally owned means includes vehicles and boats leased by the importer, and vehicles, boats purchased under a hire purchase contract or agreement, provided that in both instances the terms of the lease or the hire purchase agreement/ contract have been meet with in full by the importer prior to their importation.
Vehicles, boats owned and registered by a company cannot be entered under the concession as the requirement to have personally owned the vehicle, boat or plane cannot be met, as a company is a separate entity.
Documentation will be evidence will need to be produced to support your claim of meeting this requirement. These documents may include:
- receipts showing purchase and delivery dates
- registration and insurance papers
- evidence when the vehicle, boat or plane was surrendered for shipping .
“What if I don’t qualify for concessions”
You will have to pay Duty.
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