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Shipping Cars To or From Port of Detroit

The Port of Detroit is nestled on the western side of Detroit River and is the busiest seaport in Michigan. It is run by the Wayne County Port Authority that’s comprised of 5 board of directors who have been mandated by the City of Detroit. The port dabbles in transport of bulk, general, and liquid cargo. But its most prized commodity is steel. Other notable cargo specialties include coal, stone, cement, and to an extent, cars.

If you are planning to import/export a car in Detroit here’s what you ought to consider when shipping cars to or from Port of Detroit.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Port of Detroit to Indianapolis$287287 miles2 - 4 days
Port of Detroit to Nashville$401535 miles2 - 4 days
Port of Detroit to Philadelphia$437583 miles2 - 4 days
New York to Port of Detroit$460614 miles3 - 5 days
Atlanta to Port of Detroit$541722 miles3 - 5 days
Kansas City to Port of Detroit$575767 miles3 - 5 days
Albuquerque to Port of Detroit$9541591 miles5 - 7 days
Port of Detroit to Los Angeles$11402280 miles6 - 8 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.

Shipping charges

Planning the process of shipping cars to or from port of Detroit can be a daunting affair if you do not have a firm grasp of what charges you are likely to incur. The rates of shipment substantially vary on the basis of mode of shipment used, destination/origin port, as well as the size of the vehicle.

SUVs and other large automobiles will cost hundreds or even thousands more when contrasted to smaller compact cars. A rough estimate of shipping cars to or from Port of Detroit starts at about $750 for European destinations all the way to five times that amount for distant destinations like Australia and Asia. Ask your auto shipper for an extensive review of the costs.

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Mode of shipment

The two main options for shipping cars to or from Port of Detroit are: Roll on Roll off and Container. A Ro-Ro vessel is equipped with roll on/roll off ramps that cater to loading and unloading of the vehicles. Inside the ship, the cars will be stored in enclosed parking decks that closely resemble multi-tiered parking garages. Your car will be safely braced to the ground in its particular parking spot and will only be unsecured at the destination point. This is a fairly priced method suitable for standard cars.

Container shipping has its own bells and whistles that come hand in hand with the hefty price tag. One major benefit of utilizing this method is being allowed to have your personal belongings in the car at the time of shipping. It’s often favored by owners of luxury and antique cars seeing as their vehicles need extra protection from the harsh marine elements.

In the Port of Detroit you can opt to ship a single car in a 20ft container or two in a 40ft container.

Documentation

You will require the following documents when shipping cars to or from Port of Detroit:

  • The cars original title to assert proof of ownership or a letter of release given by the lien holder on the automobile.
  • A copy of your driver’s license.
  • A notarized document from Wayne County government giving the shipping company power of attorney to transport the car on your behalf.
  • Vehicle identification number.

Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list of all documents required as it also contingent on whether the car is new, used, or junk. Find out more here.

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