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Car Shipping to Dar es Salaam - First Base Freight Ltd

Car Shipping To Dar es Salaam

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  • Cost starts from: £760.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: Monthly

Our reliable car shipping to Dar es Salaam services sail from Immingham, Sheerness and Killingholme on fast, reliable purpose built ships every month. First Base Freight have been shipping cars, vans, trucks, tractor units and trailers to Tanzania for over 10 years by both roll on/roll off and container services.

Our fully insured company offers peace of mind to anyone looking to ship a vehicle to Dar es Salaam from the UK. Our fully experienced team are well equipped to get your vehicle shipped without issue every time. All staff are trained to the highest standards and are on hand 24/7 to help and assist with any vehicle shipping enquires to Tanzania or even if it is simply just transiting through to another destination.

Car shipping costs to Dar es Salaam

The typical costs for a saloon car from the ports of Sheerness or Killingholme to arrival Dar es Salaam is £790.00 or from Immingham it is £760.00. The costs for shipping a typical 4 x 4 such as a Land Rover Freelander is £835.00 from Sheerness or Killingholme or only £830.00 from Immingham.

Roll on/roll off car shipping to Dar es Salaam

Roll On/Roll off car shipping to Dar es Salaam

Roll on/roll off, also known as RoRo in the vehicle shipping industry offers a cheaper way of shipping a car to Tanzania. Our regular sailings take about 26 days from the UK to Dar es Salaam port by sea and it is still the most preferred method of transport to Tanzania to date. The ease of loading and unloading the vessel makes this option a great choice for our customers which in turn helps us to keep our costs to you as low as possible.

The roll on/roll off vessel is a purpose built ship that has the capacity to hold over 2000 vehicles. From saloon cars, 4 x 4's, trucks and trailers to huge pieces of plant machinery can be shipped on board at any one time safely across the ocean. All vehicles are parked and secured below deck using ratchet straps to the front and the rear, these straps are continually checked to ensure that all vehicles remain secure throughout the voyage. Safety on board the ship is taken very seriously, any vehicle being shipped by roll on/roll off to Dar es Salaam and be assured that their vehicle is in safe hands from the moment it loads right up until it has been delivered to Tanzania.

Container Shipping to Dar es Salaam

Container car shipping to Dar es Salaam

Our dedicated container shipping to Dar es Salaam sail weekly from the UK. We offer 20ft, 40ft or 40ft HC container services from outside your property or from one of our many loading depots from right across the UK. Container shipping is the preferred method of shipping to Dar es Salaam especially if you want to load your vehicle with personal items such as clothes, shoes, furniture etc. The container service adds that next level of security that some may be looking for.

Do vehicles need an inspection before shipping to Tanzania?

The Tanzania Bureau of Standards requires that all vehicles being shipped to Dar es Salaam or simply just transiting through Tanzania must now have a pre-shipment inspection prior to being shipped from the UK. Failure to have this prior to shipping to Dar es Salaam will result in a hefty fine to the consignee in Tanzania. First Base Freight can arrange this for you prior to delivery to the UK port or you can arrange this yourself. If we do this for you the cost will be £190.00 per vehicle and will be inspected at Sheerness port, Immingham port or you can deliver it their office in Tilbury.

Required documents to ship a car to Dar es Salaam from the UK

When shipping a vehicle to Dar es Salaam from the UK, we would require copies of the following documentation to help us get your shipping paperwork right:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle

For further information on car shipping to Dar es Salaam or for shipping any other vehicle, please contact us today or simply complete our quick quote form and we'll get straight back to you.



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