RORO Services

Heavy, bulky wheeled vehicles that can be driven on and off a ship’s deck is called roll-on/roll-off cargo. It’s better known by its industry nickname, RoRo, or by another term: Lift-On, Lift-Off.

Companies engage shippers to provide RoRo services to move multiple vehicles or fleets around the world. Individuals typically pay for RoRo to transport their personal cars to new overseas destinations. Equipment is loaded and unloaded via ramps that are most often located on the stern side of the vessel.

RORO CARGO INCLUDES:

  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Tractors
  • Buses
  • Trailers
  • Mobile homes and RVs
  • Helicopters
  • Construction equipment
  • Oversized cargo that is loaded on special flatbed or other trailers

N.V. CARGO LOGISTICS PROVIDES:

  • Relationships with key RoRo carriers operating throughout the Americas.
  • Expertise chartering vessels for special Ro-Ro shipments, such as government inventory.
  • The ability to fill empty RoRo space with other customer shipments.
  • Air services for special RoRo shipments, when ocean and ground transportation doesn’t work due to poor infrastructures in emerging markets.

CASE STUDIES

Client: A major oil company in Venezuela

Client:

A major oil company in Venezuela

Challenge:

  • The oil producer needed to move heavy cranes, but couldn’t transport them via road.
  • The company purchased a RoRo vessel, which was only used two to three times a year.

Approach:

  • Provide the oil producer with deals for their consideration and approval.
  • Reduce vessel operation costs by selling space to other customers.

Success:

  • This partnership has been so successful that the customer is considering purchasing a second RoRo vessel just for chartering

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