Hassle Free Car Shipping to Kingston

Simba Shipping offers two methods of shipments for shipping cars to Kingston Port from the UK.

RoRo – Roll on Roll off

This is where cars are driven onto the ship and driven off at the destination port. We offer a regular service on RoRo from Southampton or Dover Port in the UK. These ships resemble floating underground car parks.

Container – 20FT or 40FT

Containers are a more safer method of shipment, as the vehicles are stored in a dedicated container which will be opened in your or your agents presence in Kingston.

Shipping Schedule to Jamaica

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Why Simba Shipping

Just a few reasons to choose us, experience vehicle shipping at its best.

Amazing Prices

We offer the best shipping prices and further offer a price match service should you get a better rate.

Exceptional Service

We love our customers and pride ourselves on offering the best customer experience.

Shipping Knowledge

Our team possesses years of experience in the shipping world ensuring we offer the best solution for your shipments.

Technology Investment

We love technology and use it to give our customers the best shipping experience.

Ethical Business Practice

We take great pride in being an ethical business and ensuring our customers come first at all times

Transit Time:

Transit times to Kingston via RoRo depending on the load port are anything from 20 days to 35 days.

Transit time to Kingston via Container is 17 days.

Loading Ports:

For RoRo we load via Southampton or Dover port.

For Containers we load via Tilbury port.

Pre-Shipment Inspection

ATJ Inspection have been appointed as the agents for inspection of vehicles from the UK. We are able to arrange inspection of your vehicles if shipped via Container.

Cargo Types Handled:

We are able to offer shipment of Vehicles, Trucks, Machinery and any type of wheeled cargo to Kingston from the UK.

Destination Agent:

We are able to recommend a clearing agent in Kingston to assist in clearance on your behalf.

Shipping Price to Jamaica

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More Information

How to Ship Your Car to Kingston, Jamaica from the UK

Shipping of your car to Kingston is quite straightforward, please fill out our booking form with the details of the vehicle as well as your details and the details of the person receiving the car. Once these details have been received by us we are able to prepare the paperwork and arrange the shipment booking for you to ship the vehicle.

We will prepare a shipping note which is what will be needed to arrange delivery of the vehicle to the port or loading yard. It is important that you wear a high viz jacket so that you are allowed into the port or loading area.

Pre-Shipment Inspection

ATJ have been appointed the inspection body for shipments to Kingston Jamaica, and we would be happy to assist you in arranging this inspection on your behalf when being shipped in a Container.

Vehicle Shipped – What’s Next?

Once your vehicle is shipped we shall notify you, and furthermore you will be sent a draft Bill of Lading. It is critical that you check the details on the Draft Bill of Lading and ensure that everything is correct and complete.

The Bill of Lading is a really important document and its contents are critical in ensuring that you have a smooth release of your cargo at the discharge port.

Bill of Lading Approved – Telex Release or Original Bill of Lading?

You will often be asked by our documentation team whether you wish to arrange a Telex Release or require the Original Bill of Lading. What is the difference?

Telex Release: This is where a copy of the Bill of Lading will suffice to release the shipment as opposed to Original Bills of Lading which need to be presented for release of the shipment. With Telex release the original documents are surrendered and therefore the copy is sufficient.

Vessel Arrived – Whats Next?

Once the vessel arrives, your clearing agent will now handle all aspects for you. However if you are stuck on any aspect we are always willing you assist you.

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