WHAT IS RORO SHIPPING ?
A Roll on Roll off Shipping option is suitable for various cargo types including Static Heavy equipment, motor-homes, boats, cars, and rolling equipment relocation’s. With Kenters collaborative partnerships with many different RoRo Shipping companies we can offers a range of Roll on Roll Off services to support its customers with their supply chain management needs.
As soon as clients ask the question we are able to go straight to the couple of carriers with the strongest routing and pricing in that geographic region. Some of the carriers are not strong in certain routes due to their cargo volumes, so naturally while they are eager to get your cargo on board, its too late to make and informed decision on the best transit time for your cargo once the ship has sailed !
With fortnightly sailings from most majors ports along the East and West Coast of America,and monthly out of the Gulf our customers have a selection of reliable routing and pricing options for moving their cargo internationally.
ADVANTAGES OF SHIPPING ROLL ON ROLL OFF
- scheduled ocean services due to commitments and penalties RoRo Carriers have with Car manufacturers
- more reliable in terms of timing
- the risk of damage to cargo is minimized due to protective stowage
- no crane lifts reduces the overall exposure of damage to cargo through mishandling
CARGO LIMITATIONS FOR ROLL ON ROLL OFF SHIPPING
- Height of cargo for ramp access
- Generally 100mt Ramp Weight, 140-220mt cargo needs additional handling
- Width of Cargo for Door Entry
- Cargo foot print for weight ration
- Stowage Space availability for High and Heavy Cargo
- track propulsion or steel rollers during loading and discharge
PRICE ADVANTAGES FOR ROLL ON ROLL OFF SHIPPING
- Dismantling equipment can require cranes and additional costs
- Packing and Unpacking of Container or Flatracks
- space issues depending on demand from Car Manufacturers
- Greater risk of damage to cargo due to more handling
- No Assembly at Site required means less downtime
Kenter has a vast network of agents globally that can handle and provide solutions for both rolling and static cargo. Roll on Roll off shipping often has maffi trailers which are basically big Flat Racks on Wheels that are towable. One of the timing issues we need to work with clients on is ensuring the availability of those trailers at the port of exit on time, which can involve re-positioning. Complete visibility and clear lines of communication helps us avoid costly delays on getting the equipment to work.
From Off Road Heavy Dump Trucks to Conveyor Belt Systems, Roll on Roll off Shipping can be a flexible seamless option with reduced liability through un-necessary additional handling. Once the cargo is on board, its on board. There is no risk off the Track Frame Slipping over the side off Japan in high rough seas enroute.
Worldwide, the mining industry has had to navigate high cost pressure in a declining commodity price market. For many companies the best option has been to utilize their existing assets globally and relocate the equipment to areas of high demand and new emerging markets.
Kenter works with you to determine the best routing, with independent storage yards and mechanics strategically located at all major transship ports. You don’t need to worry about your cargo being delayed due to the Roro Shipping Line leaving the isolator switch on and draining the battery because we can have our independent mechanic whip the dead battery out and replace it to keep the cargo moving. Ultimately the choices you get to weigh up are lost dry hire revenue or USD 200 for a new battery and get the machine mobilized on site.
Boats and Yachts on RoRo Ships
Roll on Roll off shipping is often a clean simple option for smaller boats and Yachts or trailer sailors. They are on a trailer already and they can be safely towed on and off. Easily maneuvered and safely stowed in a protected stow which is good for smaller craft not designed for rough seas on a normal day let alone 300 nautical miles out to sea.
Some of the Roro Vessels have a weather deck that we load onboard by ships crane. Its amazing to watch a dwarf launch being hoisted all the way up to the weather deck some 6 stories high ! Where larger boats and yachts like this need to be shipped, they will need to be stowed on a cradle. Where the weather deck is not a viable option both the boat and the cradle will be loaded and lashed to a maffi trailer and towed on board.
Regardless of your product range, WWL can meet your needs. From cradling to optimal stowing of smaller boats up to arranging crane operations to move your yacht to and from the weather deck – if desired directly from and into the water. t WWL can also offer different value added services such as storage in customs bonded areas, customs clearance and arrangement of road transport.0.