How to Ship Excavators from the United States

How to Ship Excavators from the United States

The excavator is one of the most versatile pieces of construction equipment.  The different uses for the excavator include: digging, demolition, dredging, lifting and moving.  Each year thousands of used excavators are shipped from the United States to all regions of the world, especially Africa, South America and the Middle East.  When it comes to shipping excavators overseas from the United States, K International is the expert.  In this blog we outline how we can help you ship excavators from the US. 

We can ship all types of excavators including this 2008 Caterpillar 320DL Hydraulic Excavator from the United States

Our international construction equipment shipping services can’t be beat!  We offer affordable Roll-On / Roll-Off and container international shipping services for all customers interested in shipping excavators and excavator parts.   

Want to ship excavators and excavator parts and accessories inside a container from the USA? 

We can ship multiple mini excavators in 20′, 40′ or 40’High Cube containers depending on the size. We can also ship excavator parts and accessories in containers.  Customers shipping hydraulic pumps, excavator tracks, buckets, motors, breaker, auger, engines, booms,shovels, arms, cabs and other parts for their excavators oftentimes utilize our full container and less than container shipping service.

Want to ship an excavator but it’s too big to fit inside a container?

Most excavators are shipped from the United States on Roll-On/ Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) vessels. Excavators shipped on ro/ro vessels are driven onto the vessel and safely secured inside.

We can ship excavators from the United States to the following ports on our inexpensive roll-on / roll-off shipping service:

  • Ship excavators to the West African ports of : Dakar, Senegal / Conarky, Guinea / Freetown, Sierra Leone / Monrovia, Liberia / Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) / Tema, Ghana / Lome, Togo / Cotonou, Benin / Lagos, Nigeria / Douala, Cameroon / Pointe Noire, Congo / Banjul, Gambia / Luanda, Angola / Boma, DR Congo / Takoradi, Ghana / Libreville, Gabon
  • Ship excavators to the South American ports of: Guayaqil, Ecuador / Callao, Peru / Iquique, Chile / San Antonio (Valparaiso), Chile / Zarate, Argentina / Puerto Cabello, Venezuela / Cartagena, Colombia
  • Ship excavators to the Middle Eastern ports of: Beirut, Lebanon / Aqaba, Jordan / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia / Dammam, Saudi Arabia / Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates / Umm Qasr, Iraq / Bahrain / Doha, Qatar
  • Ship excavators to the South and East African ports of: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania / Mombasa, Kenya / Durban, South Africa

We can ship Komatsu, Caterpillar, Volvo, Hitachi, and John Deere excavators from the United States to Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Asia and almost anywhere in the world!  If you are interested in finding out how much it will cost to ship your excavators from the US – contact us today!  To find out how much it cost to ship an excavator from the USA send an email to, click here to fill out a rate request form and visit our website for more information.  We quote all our customers within 1 -2 business days.

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