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Don't Take Risks With Anyone But The Best

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International movement of machinery is a highly complex area - and so needs to be handled by a highly experienced team. Mistakes can be very expensive.

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You can rely on the experience of the Willship team to provide exemplary customs and quarantine advise. We are here to exceed your expectations

Willship has been involved in both importing and exporting Machinery to and from Australia for many years now. We can handle the entire process from start to finish - we are the International shipping specialists you can depend on.


You Might Have These Concerns About Shipping Your Machinery Overseas

  • How much does it cost?
  • Is International shipping safe?
  • What documents are required?
  • Do I need to apply for permits prior to shipping?
  • Will the machinery be subject to import tax?
  • Are there hidden costs I need to be aware of?
  • What is the overall transit time?
  • How thoroughly does it need to be cleaned?
  • What happens when it gets to the destination?
  • What do I need to do to be able pick it up from the port?

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A Safer Journey With High-Tech Shipping

Modern day machinery shipping is very safe. Everyone that has a hand in the shipping process is required to log information as the machinery moves from one stage to the next, and everyone that forms part of that journey is accountable. For example: Receiving of the machinery into the port, movement from the port on to the vessel, movement off the vessel and on to the destination port, clearance through both customs and quarantine at your chosen destination, and release from the port into the care of the client. It's comprehensively monitored the whole way through so there is no chance of it ‘going missing' or us not knowing exactly where it is at any point of it's journey. Shipping machinery in and out of Australia and New Zealand, or anywhere in the world can appear daunting, but rest assured Willship International has the experience to ensure it's done safely and efficiently.

Options To Ship Your Vehicle

We Take Care Of The Entire Journey

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Supporting you to get all key documents together

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Organizing the international shipping from start to finish

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Clearing your car through customs

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On road registration at your destination country*

*Some of these are optional...

What We Can Help You Ship

Client Testimonials

We have move tens of thousands of shipments in and out of Australia and all over the world. Our team has spent decades building long term successful relationships with our clients and fine tuning every aspect of our process to ensure our service offering to second to none. We are the international shipping partner you can depend on and our past and present clients can attest to our proven track record!

Common Questions And Responses

Australia To New Zealand RoRo Shipping

Can I put anything in my car?

Why can’t I put things in my car when shipping Roll on, Roll off?

Can I ship my car still under finance?

What if I can’t get a registration certificate or Purchase Invoice / Bill of Sale?

Do I apply for the GST exemption?

Can I drop my car off or pick my car up from the port directly?

Do you have to be there when the vehicle is collected?

Do I have to be in NZ to pick my car up?

Can I leave a baby seat in my car?

What does the compliance process entail?

Why do I need to put my car through compliance?

Can I get my car roadworthy here for it to be complied in NZ?

I want to proceed with a booking what steps do I take from here?

When do I need to pay my invoice?

How clean does my car need to be?

Can you help with compliance in Lyttleton or Nelson?

How long does it take to receive my vehicle after the vessel arrives?

How much does quarantine cleaning cost if my vehicle fails it’s inspection?




Over $2 Billion worth of cargo is trusted to Willship to be shipped every year

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Extremely safe and proven process



Deep relationships with our trusted network of staff and contractors ensures that your goods arrive safely

Priority service every time

Award Winning Industry Leader

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Best International Automotive Cargo Logistics Enterprise - 2021

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Award for Innovation in End-to-End Freight Transport - 2021

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Freight Forwarder of the Year Award - 2018

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Young Achievement Award 2018 (Nick Proctor)

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Young Achievement Award 2018 (Mel Mather)

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Freight Forwarder of the Year Award - 2017

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Young Maritime Professional of the Year 2016