FREIGHT SHIPPING CONTAINER SOLOMON ISLANDS

SHIPPING CONTAINERS TO SOLOMON ISLANDS

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halo olaketa, welcome to CargoMaster. CargoMaster is a Pacific Islands Freight Specialist, CargoMaster works with a broad variety of clients, from large multi national corporate clients (based in Australia and around the world), Australian and State Government departments, the Australian Defence force, business and traders and even families relocating from Australia to Solomon Islands (or Solomon Islanders returning home, after living in Australia).

CargoMaster offers transportation and logistics support to clients working on big and small projects in Solomon Islands. CargoMaster has been delivering transportation solutions to Solomon Island since early 2000. CargoMaster boasts an extensive range of air and sea freight shipping services to Solomon Islands main Island of Guadalcanal and forwarding services to smaller remote islands.

CargoMaster moves all types of cargo to Solomons including building products, industrial machinery, mining machinery, A variety of Australian defence force equipment, mining machinery, excavators, trucks, buses, boats, cars, jet skis, the list is endless!

CargoMaster moves air and sea freight and offers air freight charter services to Honiara  Islands from Australia. The CargoMaster high performance team of Solomon Islands freight specialists offer many years’ experience shipping containers and handling break bulk and  project cargo to Honiara and surrounding islands. CargoMaster is one of Australia’s most trusted Solomon Islands Freight Companies.

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ABOUT SOLOMON ISLANDS:

Europeans first visited Solomon Islands in 1568 , a Spanish seafarer and explorer. Álvaro de Mendaña, arrived in the region. Christian missionaries , Whaling vessels and traders began to arrive the archipelago during the nineteenth century.

In 1893, the UK Government established a protectorate over the eastern group of islands, with Germany controlling most of the west. As the result of an Anglo-German agreement of 1899, the UK protectorate was extended to all nine main island groups now part of Solomon Islands, while Buka and Bougainville became part of German New Guinea (later incorporated into Papua New Guinea).

The UK granted Solomon Islands internal self-government in 1976, followed by independence on 7 July 1978. At independence, Solomon Islands joined the Commonwealth with Queen Elizabeth II as its Head of State, represented by a Governor-General.

Solomon Islands is an archipelagic nation and is located in the south-west Pacific area of the Pacific Ocean. Solomon Islands are approx. 2,000 kilometers from north eastern Australia. The small nation consists of nine main island groups and over 900 additional islands. The largest island is Guadalcancal, the capital Honiara is located on the island of Guadalcanal.

Solomon Islands are one of Australia’s most favoured Pacific Island nations. Australia has a deep and longstanding relationship with the Solomon Islands and is committed to working with the Pacific Island people and nation to improve islanders’ security, standard of living and promoting all the other benefits enjoyed by a free nation indebted to no one. Many hundreds of thousands of Solomon Islanders live in Australia and have become Australian citizens. Australians also enjoy pacific islands holidays; Solomon Islands is a preferred Pacific Islands holiday destinations for Australians. People-to-people and corporate ties continue to grow steadily, there are estimated to be around 600-1,000 Australians enjoying living in Solomon Islands, mainly in Honiara. Ambition on climate change, increasing Pacific ODA and labour reforms are particularly important to Australia and the bilateral relationship.

In mid-2017, The Australian Government signed a security treaty which gives the Australian police, defence and associated civilian personnel the ability to deploy rapidly to Solomon Islands in the event of an emergency. This agreement entered into force on 13 June 2018. The treaty was activated for the first time in November 2021 following civil unrest in Honiara. More than 300 personnel have since deployed, working alongside Fiji, PNG and New Zealand, to restore law and order in Honiara.

In mid-2022 Australia’s foreign minister Penny Wong visited Solomon Islands and enjoyed meetings with greatly respected PM Sogavare (and a number of other important cabinet ministers), to further discuss Australia’s support for Solomon Islands in areas such as economic development, shared security interests and most importantly climate change strategies.

Solomon Islands is a poorpopulation is approx. 750,000, mainly Melanesian descent, with some Polynesian. The Solomon Islands boasts over 60 different languages,however English is the official language.The population of Solomon Islands, estimated to be about 724,462, is predominantly Melanesian (about 95 per cent) although there are also small Polynesian, Micronesian, Chinese and European communities. There are 63 distinct languages in the country, with numerous local dialects. English is the official language but Solomons’ Pijin is the lingua franca for the majority of people.

In 2020, Australia exported over 40 million dollars Solomon Islands. In the same year, Solomon Islands exported $5.14 million to Australia. During the last 25 years the exports of Solomon Islands to Australia have increased at an annual rate of 1.57%, from $3.48 million in 1995 to $5.14 million in 2020. Australia maintains close business relations with Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands major exports include logging (70 per cent), fisheries (11 per cent) and agriculture (palm oil and kernels – six per cent). Shipping and air services directly connect Solomon Islands with Australia and one Australian commercial bank (ANZ) operates in Solomon Islands. SolRais (a division of SunRice) is the largest Australian commercial presence in Solomon Islands. A number of Australian legal and accounting firms are represented directly or in association with local firms.

CargoMaster offers transportation and logistics support to clients working on big and small projects in Solomon Islands. CargoMaster has been delivering transportation solutions to Solomon Island since early 2000. CargoMaster boasts an extensive range of air and sea freight shipping services to Solomon Islands main Island of Guadalcanal and forwarding services to smaller remote islands

CargoMaster moves all types of cargo to Solomons including building products, industrial machinery, mining machinery, A variety of Australian defence force equipment, mining machinery, excavators, trucks, buses, boats, cars, jet skis, the list is endless!

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SHIPPING TIMES FROM AUSTRALIA TO SOLOMON ISLANDS  

  • Sydney to Honiara: 25 Days
  • Melbourne to Honiara: 27 Days
  • Brisbane to Honiara: 20 Days
  • Fremantle (Perth) to Honiara: 38 Days
  • Adelaide to Honiara: 33 Days
  • Hobart/Launceston to Honiara: 33 Days
  • Townsville to Honiara: 18 Days
  • Darwin to Honiara: 32 Days

SOLOMON ISLANDS PORT AUTHORITY

SOLOMON ISLANDS CUSTOMS AUTHORITY

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SHIPPING TO SOLOMON ISLANDS

Prohibited And Restricted Items:         

Remember, you are moving to one of the cleanest, greenest, Island Countries in the world, Solomon Island  people are very much InTouch with the environment and protecting their country from unwanted pests and diseases. Border control is very strict and heavy fines (even imprisonment penalties) apply for non compliance, your goods could even be sent back to the origin port .Certain items are restricted or prohibited and cannot be imported into SOLOMON ISLANDS

Please be aware the below items are NOT PERMITTED into SOLOMON ISLANDS:

  • objectionable material contained on items like videotapes, films, records, CD-ROMs and in publications
  • weapons like flick knives, butterfly knives, swordsticks, knuckle-dusters
  • any weapon which is disguised as something else
  • equipment for using cannabis or methamphetamine
  • anything which you’re planning to use in a crime.

For the commodities below you should check to see if you will NEED A PERMIT:

  • ivory in any form, including jewelry, and carvings
  • tortoise or sea turtle shell jewelry, and ornaments
  • meat or food derived from whales, dolphins, rare crane, and pheasants, or sea turtles
  • medicines containing musk, or rhinoceros or tiger derivatives such as ground horn or bone
  • carvings or other things made from whalebone or bone from other marine mammals
  • cat skins
  • trophies of  sea turtles, all big cats, rare reptiles, cranes, pheasants, bears, antelope, and deer
  • live species, including pet eagles, hawks, owls and parrots, many cacti, orchids, cycads, and cyclamens
  • carnivorous plants.

 

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