RORO − Import/Export
RORO service offered for large machinery (i.e.: LOADERS , BULLDOZERS, TRACTORS, AMBULANCES, TRAILERS, BUSES etc, as well as CARS, VANS & SUVs)
RO/RO means Roll-On/Roll-Off. This is a service that means that the car / vehicle
will be rolled on and rolled off at each port of transport origin. It will
be rolled on when it leaves one port and rolled off when it gets to the
This kind of car shipping service is only limited to certain US ports and
some international auto shipping destinations.
This service is limited to only a select group of US ports and overseas
destinations so contact us for this information.
If you are transporting your vehicle internationally, check with the customs
office to ensure that there are no additional rules that you need to know
You need a bill of sale as well as the car title. These two items will
authorize the shipping of the car. The Bill of Lading is necessary for
international vehicle shipping.
There is another type called LO/LO which means lift on/lift off which uses a
crane to load and unload the car. RO/RO cars are used on a built-in ramp.
Cars that are shipped internationally are usually moved on this larger type
of cargo called RO/RO. These are referred to as Pure Car Carrier or Pure Car
Roll-on, Roll-off (RORO)
A type of ship designed to load and discharge cargo which rolls on wheels or