International construction equipment shipping to Nigeria may see like a big hassle, but they are one of the leaders in handling construction cargo, are very connected with Europe, the Mediterranean, and North and South America, and K International Transport, with a plethora of international shipping services, is here to help make the shipping process hassle-free and affordable. We can ship from almost anywhere in the US, including New York, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, California, and Washington. Additionally, we can provide door pick-up or inland transport of cargo.
The Apapa port complex in Lagos was established in 1913 and is now one of the leading ports in Africa. It serves as a major hub for business and connects the country together through the Western rail system. It has five private terminals, 10 berths, and two logistics centers. The major facilities are Apapa quays, Third Apapa Wharf Extension, Apapa Dockyard, Apapa Petroleum Wharf, Bulk Vegetable Oil Wharf, and more. In 2010, the port expanded its roll-on / roll-off facilities in order to handle the increased demand. Its major imports are machinery, construction materials, perishables, grains, and petroleum. It handles an annual container capacity of over 1 million teus. Lastly, Apapa’s mission is “to deliver efficient port services in a safe, secure and customer-friendly environment,” and follow the values of efficiency, security, collaboration, innovation, and integrity.
The most commonly shipped construction supplies are trucks, bulldozers, concrete mixers, cranes, dump trucks, earthmovers, excavators, forklifts, generators, log loaders, motor graders, mining equipment, scrapers, skid steer loaders, tanks, tractors, travel trailers, RV’s, water trucks, wheel loaders, tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, ambulances trailer shipping and more! The leading companies are Volvo, Caterpillar, Hitachi, or Kobelco. For self-propelled units, RO/RO is the easiest and cheapest method of shipping because they can be directly driven and removed from the vessels; however, containers can be necessary for extra protection. The last step in the process is gathering the necessary documents needed to ship from the US to Nigeria. These include a bill of lading, commercial invoice, exit note, entry declaration, packing list, single goods declaration, and a product certificate. K International will help the client gather everything and step in if anything goes wrong.
K International Transport is ready to handle all your shipping needs! For more information on the port and their services visit https://nigerianports.gov.ng/lagos-port/. If you are interested in obtaining a rate quote for our high-heavy / construction equipment shipping services or are ready to get the process started, please fill out our High-Heavy / Construction Equipment Request Form. We have the capacity to move all types of equipment and are always ready to advise on the best way to do that on a case-to-case basis. Chat with us over the phone at +1 (212) 267-6400 or email us at email@example.com to find out how easy it is to ship cargo. We look forward to working with you!