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Car Shipping To Dar es Salaam

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  • Cost starts from: £795.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: Monthly

International Vehicle Shipping to Tanzania

First Base Freight Ltd offers car shipping to Dar es Salaam three times a month from either Southampton, Immingham, Sheerness or Killingholme. We 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.

As a fully insured company we offer peace of mind to anyone looking to ship a car 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 enquiries to Tanzania.

Car shipping costs to Dar es Salaam

The costs to ship cars to Dar es Salaam vary depending on where we ship your vehicle from. Southampton to Dar es Salaam is cheaper than most other ports in the UK, however the downside is you cannot load any goods inside the vehicle when shipped from this port. Vehicle shipping costs start from £795.00 from Southampton. Alternatively the costs to ship from Immingham, Killingholme and Sheerness is comparable with the advantage that you can load personal belongings for no additional charge.

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 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.

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. .

Required documents to ship a car to Dar es Salaam

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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