FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What people frequently ask us
How to ship a container to Ghana from the US?
The basic steps to ship a container from the USA to Ghana are as follows:
Get a quote and Book: Choose origin, destination, size of container, tim frame, get a quote and book your shipment.
Documentation: Your AES agent will help gather all required documentation for shipping a car to Ghana. Some of the primary documents are the shipping order, title copy of the vehicle, bill of sale, and power of attorney. We will also provide a consignee form.
US Customs clearance: All of the paperwork will be reviewed by the AES agent before submission to make sure hassle-free US Customs Clearance for shipping to Ghana from the USA.
Delivery: AES promises safe and on-time to delivery of the shipments to the destination ports. AES agents will also provide all the information regarding import laws of shipping cars from the USA to Ghana.
How is cargo shipping to Ghana different from vehicle shipping?
Generally, the same documentation is required in both the cases. However, it depends on the contents of your cargo. For example, chemicals would require more rigorous inspections then cars. Also some ports do not allow RoRo shipping, so please check with an agent, or use the instant quote section to check if Roro shipping from the USA to Ghana Is available at your destination port.
What ports do we ship in Ghana?
We ship to all major ports in Ghana: Port of Saltpond, Port of Tema, Port of Sekondi, Port of Takoradi, Port of Accra, Port of Elmina.
How much is marine insurance when shipping to ghana?
The cost of marine insurance largely depends on the type of business, what you are shipoing, as well as other variables. Typically it avries between 1% and 1.5% of the value of your cargo. Please contact us directly for more details.