RoRo Shipping Services

A.E.S. Inc. is an industry leader, providing RoRo shipping services worldwide to Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East partnering with the best carriers.

What is RoRo Shipping?

The RoRo shipping or “Roll-on/Roll-off” shipping method involves transporting wheeled cargo that is driven on and off a shipping vessel. It can be cars, trucks, trailers, or any platform vehicles, such as a self-propelled modular transporter. The vehicles are secured to the deck while shipping, almost like being parked in a moving garage.

What can you ship using RoRo Services?

The primary criteria of RoRo shipping is that the cargo must be wheeled or self-propelled. This includes:
Construction Equipment
Recreational Vehicles
Mining equipment

Pre-shipping Services

Any international shipment requires meticulous planning, let our team assist you make this process hassle-free. At A.E.S. Inc. we specialize in shipping a large volume of vehicles and equipment via RoRo shipping carriers to destinations worldwide. Here’s why customers choose us
Customized quick quote with competitive pricing
Customs clearances and automated updates
Door to port or inland services

During Shipping

A.E.S. Inc. has firmly established partnerships with leading carriers and shipping lines around the globe. Our Sea Freight division has always been attentive towards the maritime market and thanks to our huge and efficient network we are able to manage all deliveries from and to all the main ports in the world.
Reliable and insured transportation
Flexible schedules
Live shipment tracking

Why choose our custom clearance services?

Dedicated Specialists

Dedicated Specialists

A.E.S. Inc. represents a reference for the global market, with highly prepared customs declarants at its offices since 1998. Our customs specialists declare several thousand shipments per year which cross the border, both for imports and exports.
Customs Paperwork

Customs Paperwork

Let us take the customs paperwork off your plate. We ensure everything is checked and cleared in the right way, so that an incorrect or hasty declaration does not lead to high customs charges, which sometimes reach huge proportions.
Customs Storage

Customs Storage

A.E.S. Inc. also offers customs storage services to clients. This allows our customers the flexibility to hold imported goods and pay the import duties according to their convenience or re-exports the goods if needed.
Automated Updates

Automated Updates

Our efficient infrastructure reduces wait times with automated exchange of information between the client, you and customs office. We are among the few companies which perform customs operations even if the main border crossing points are closed.

Customers worldwide trust us



Understanding Roro Shipping Costs

RoRo car shipping is typically one of the most efficient and cost-effective methods to ship cars overseas when compared with container shipping. A.E.S. Inc. has streamlined the RoRo shipping process over the years which makes the pricing affordable, straightforward, and consistent.
Weight / Measurement (W/M): Typically RoRo shipping carriers base the rate on either the weight of shipment or CBM (Cubic Meters), whichever is greater. Therefore, the cost is based on the Cargo density equation i.e. light cargo is charged based on the CBM, while heavy cargo is based on the weight.
Meter Length: The carrier will charge a rate per meter of the cargo length, disregarding both CBM and W/M.
Carrier Charges: These charges can be OTHC (Origin Terminal Handling Charges), Bill of Lading, BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor or Fuel Scale Charge), LSL (Low Sulphur Surcharge) and others.
Import / Export: RoRo shipping may involve customs clearance fees and related charges for both import and export , also additional local handling fees if required.

Recent Rates

From To Vehicle Type Starting Cost
RI, DE, NJ, PA, MD, GA, FL Lagos, Nigeria Car (Sedan) $1,075
RI, DE, NJ, PA, MD, GA, FL Cotonou, Benin Car (Sedan) $950
RI, DE, NJ, PA, MD, GA, FL Tema, Ghana Car (Sedan) $920
TX Lome, Togo Car (Sedan) $1,150


RoRo shipping or “Roll-on/Roll-off” shipping method involves transporting wheeled cargo that can be driven on and off a shipping vessel as opposed to being lifted onboard using cranes. It can be cars, trucks, trailers, or any platform vehicles, such as a self-propelled modular transporter. The vehicles are secured to the deck almost like being parked in a moving garage.
The modern day RoRo shipping vessels are highly elaborate and built with advanced engineering techniques. Some of the larger RoRo vessels are about 860 feet long and can accommodate about 6,000 cars per sailing.
Yes, RoRo shipping is very safe. Car manufacturers all over the world ship their brand new vehicles on RoRo shipping vessels. The RoRo ships are like large moving garages where the cars are properly secured to the decks. Most first class international RoRo shipping vessels are climate controlled to keep your cars protected from the elements of weather.
Break bulk shipping is the method of transporting cargo that cannot fit in standard size shipping containers or cargo bins. This method is suitable for oversized cargo that is placed directly on the shipping vessel. The key difference between break bulk and RoRo shipping is that in RoRo shipping the cargo is wheeled and is driven on to the shipping vessels, whereas in break bulk shipping the cargo is placed with the help of other equipment.

Almost all major international carriers such as Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WW), ACL / Grimaldi, Hoegh, K-line, Maersk (via Farrell Lines), Eukor, Mitsui, MSC,MOL, NYK RORO, Sallaum offer RoRo shipping services. We have partnerships with the leading carriers all over the world to ensure that your shipments are delivered safely to the destinations on time.

To get your vehicle shipped overseas you would need to find a reputable international car shipping company. A.E.S. Inc. has the process of international auto shipping perfectly streamlined to make the experience hassle-free for customers. To get started, request a quick quote from us via our website, phone, or email. Choose your preferred international car shipping method, pick up or delivery locations, and schedule. Our experienced team and customs specialists will provide guidance to you through every step and manage all the customs and other cross-border requirements. Stay updated throughout the process of shipping your car overseas by automated notifications and tracking your shipment via our mobile app or website.

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