International Shipping to Zárate, Argentina

Port Zárate, Argentina is located on the western shore of the Panama River, just over 50 miles away from the capital city of Buenos Aires. With the port’s strategic location on a major waterway with access to the Atlantic Ocean, as well as its proximity to a large cosmopolitan city, it is a very efficient port for import and export services. Zárate, Argentina can accept imports from all ports in the United States and can transport cargo to virtually all ports in North America, Europe, Africa, and parts of Asia.

Heavy Machinery and Construction Equipment Shipping

Port Zárate, Argentina specializes in working with large and heavy bulk items, including construction equipment and high-heavy equipment. With the port’s use of contemporary high-tech infrastructure as well as a specially trained staff, vessels carrying bulky construction equipment can be docked and unloaded safely and efficiently when it arrives at the port.

The cargo can then be transported and stored in an enclosed yard close to the dock to wait for customs clearance, and then transferred once again where the shipper or consignee can pick it up. This practice at Port Zárate can minimize traffic congestion, making shipping and processing times shorter for the convenience of international shipping clients.

Another popular import into Port Zárate is mining equipment, due to the lucrative mining industry in Argentina. Like construction equipment, mining equipment can be heavy and bulky. With qualified staff and effective infrastructure, mining equipment can be safely transported to Argentina.

International Shipping Services Made Easy

K International Transport can also offer inland trucking and transportation services from door to U.S port and rigging and dismantling services if the heavy equipment is transported via container. Luckily, Port Zárate can offer both RORO (roll-on/roll-off) and container shipping services, so clients can choose how their equipment is shipped.

In addition to the great services at Port Zárate that were already mentioned, a few other notable features of Zárate, Argentina include:

  • The importance of the mining industry in Argentina is responsible for the popularity of mining equipment imports. The country produces approximately $1.1 billion worth of minerals, including copper, zinc, aluminum, silver, and gold.
  • The location of Port Zárate allows easy connections between the port and ports in Paraguay, Bolivia, and Brazil.
  • The port accepts large vessels of over 500 feet in length.
  • Port Zárate stresses security, and has CCTV surveillance at the piers and storage yards.
  • Although construction and mining equipment is the typical import received by Port Zárate, the port can also accept automobiles of all types. There is space to hold two large RORO vessels, and there is a large storage yard that is fenced and secure for international car shipping purposes.

Request an Air or Sea Freight Shipping Quote

Transporting cargo to Port Zárate, Argentina with K International Transport can be hassle-free, efficient, and affordable. With our international construction equipment shipping services and the port’s high-quality amenities and infrastructure, clients can transport mining equipment, bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, tractor trailers, and more from Caterpillar/Komatsu/Kobelco/Hitachi. You can transport cargo of all sizes and weights by RORO if it is self-propelled, or by container in a dismantled form to Port Zárate.

To get a quote for international construction equipment shipping to Argentina, contact K International Transport and tell an agent the length, width, height, and weight of your equipment, as well as the make, model and year. Together with K International Transport, you can decide between RORO and container, depending on the price and efficiency of each option. We will also offer rigging and dismantling services for the heavy equipment.

To get a quote, schedule a shipment, or learn more about international heavy equipment shipping or Port Zárate, call K International Transport today at 212-267-6400 or send us an email us at You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny.

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