Sea Freight Shipping to Madang


Freight services from Australia to Madang

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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight specialists to Papua New Guinea

Also servicing: Aitape, Alotau, Arawa, Buka, Daru, Kavieng, Kieta, Kimbe, Lae, Lihir, Lorengau, Oro Bay, Port Moresby, Rabaul, Vanimo, Wewak,
Our high performance team of sea freight service professionals offer many years’ experience delivering shipping containers to Madang

Cargomaster delivers self-pack containers all over the world.

Madang, the capital of Madang Province, is a picturesque town located on the north coast of Papua New Guinea, with a population of 27,420 (as of 2005). Initially settled by the Germans in the 19th century, Madang is renowned for its stunning beauty and is celebrated as one of the premier diving destinations in Papua New Guinea. Many consider Madang to be a safer and more pleasant city for expatriates compared to larger cities like Lae and Port Moresby. As a result, several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have established their main offices in Madang. CUSO, a Canadian NGO, and VSO, a British NGO, have their headquarters located here. Other prominent organizations, such as Save the Children, WWF, and World Vision, also have branch offices in Madang.

Sea Freight Shipping to Madang

Similar to other regions of Papua New Guinea, Madang experiences a tropical rainforest climate.. This climate is characterized by significant rainfall throughout the year and consistently high temperatures. The average annual high temperature in Madang is 30.6 °C (87.1 °F), while the average annual low temperature is 23.8 °C (74.8 °F). Temperature variations between months are minimal, with February having the highest average high at 31.2 °C (88.2 °F) and several months sharing the highest average low at 23.9 °C (75.0 °F). July and August record the lowest average high temperature at 30.2 °C (86.4 °F), while July has the lowest average low temperature at 23.4 °C (74.1 °F).

Sea Freight Shipping to Madang

The industries and farming sectors in Madang are continually growing in importance, particularly for exports. The coastal areas are adorned with extensive coconut palm plantations, and cardamom cultivation is prominent in the region. The Kulili plantation on Kar Kar Island stands as the second-largest among the twelve plantations on the island, boasting over a thousand coconut palms and cocoa trees. Kar Kar alone contributes 70% of the cocoa and 50% of the copra produced in Madang Province. With 173 regional languages spoken in Madang Province, the linguistic diversity is vast, with some languages displaying significant differences from one another.

Sea Freight Shipping to Madang

Here are some typical questions callers ask about shipping to Madang:

“How much does it cost to ship a car from Australia to Madang?”
The cost of shipping cars from Australia to Madang, Papua New Guinea, depends on the specific locations in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Prices vary accordingly.

“How do I import a car into Madang?”
To import a car into Madang, it is recommended to contact CargoMaster, a shipping company specializing in shipping cars and machinery to Papua New Guinea and surrounding islands. They can provide further information and fees for shipping cars to Papua New Guinea.

“Do you ship from Brisbane to Madang?”
Yes, vessels regularly sail from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Townsville to Madang and surrounding centers.

It’s important to be aware of the prohibited and restricted items when shipping to Madang. Papua New Guinea is known for its strict border control measures, and heavy fines and penalties, including imprisonment, can be imposed for non-compliance. Items such as objectionable material, weapons, equipment for illegal activities, and certain animal products are prohibited or restricted from being imported into Papua New Guinea.

Additionally, bringing motor vehicles into Rabaul entails various costs, including import duties, GST, broker fees, quarantine clearance fees, port handling fees, car safety inspection fees, and registration fees. It’s crucial to consider these expenses and comply with the necessary documentation requirements.

Please note that shipping regulations and requirements may change over time, so it’s advisable to stay informed and seek up-to-date information before shipping to Madang.

“What if I don’t qualify for concessions”, You will have to pay Duty and GST.

Sydney to Madang: 8-12 Days
Melbourne to Madang: 14-20 Days
Brisbane to Madang: 18-32 Days
Fremantle (Perth) to Madang: 18-32 Days
Hobart/Launceston to Madang: 16-22 Days
Canberra to Madang: 14-22 Days
Townsville to Madang: 14-22 Days
Darwin to Madang: 14-22 Days

Madang Airport: Madang Airport
Madang Shipping Port: PNG Ports Corporation


Madang Airport: Madang Airport
Madang Shipping Port: PNG Ports Corporation


20 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 20′)

20 ft Standard Container Measurements

Weight: 4500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 19′ 5″
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8-½”
Height: 7’ 5-¾”

40 ft Standard Dry (8’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft Standard Container Measurements

Weight: 8500lbs
Max Gross Weight: 66,139lbs

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 39′ ⅜”
Width: 7′ 8-⅛”
Height: 7′ 9-⅝”

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8-½”
Height: 7’ 5-¾”

40 ft High Cube (9’6″ x 8′ x 40′)

40 ft High Cube Container Measurements

Weight: 8750 lbs
Max Gross Weight: 68,008lb

Interior Dimensions:

Length: 39′ 4”
Width: 7′ 7”
Height: 8′ 9″

Door Opening:

Width: 7’ 8″‘
Height: 8’ 5”


CargoMaster offers weekly services for break bulk shipping and shipping large items overseas. These types of services vary greatly between shipment , this area of international shipping should be left to only a few true Australian heavy shipping specialists with many years’ experience (like CargoMaster with 35 years transportation experience) Once again, you need to be very careful when choosing a international freight forwarders to handle the shipping of heavy items overseas this is a specialised transportation mode .choosing the wrong freight forwarder could be devastating and cost you heaps of money (there are plenty of stories of freight forwarders failing when it comes to shipping heavy machinery overseas.! The bottom line is Call CargoMaster if you need to ship heavy equipment from Sydney!

Dimensions of 20ft flat rack container

Internal length 5.94 m / 19.5 ft
Internal width 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Internal height 2.35 m / 7.7 ft
Tare weight 2,360 kg / 5,203.8 lbs
Payload capacity 30,140 kg / 66,458.7 lbs
Cubic capacity 32.7 m³ / 1,154.3 cu ft

Dimensions of 40ft flat rack container

Internal length 12.13 m / 39.8 ft
Internal width 2.40 m / 7.9 ft
Internal height 2.14 m / 7 ft
Tare weight 5,000 kg / 11,025 lbs
Payload capacity 40,000 kg / 88,200 lbs
Cubic capacity 62.2 m³ / 2,195.7 cu ft

At CargoMaster we strive to deliver cost effective sea freight services to business, government and private individuals.

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