Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Eureka, California
The Port of Eureka, in Eureka, California, is located at the Humboldt Bay Harbor. The facilities at the harbor include those in the port of Eureka and those in the port of Humboldt Bay. Both of these ports are governed by the Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation & Conservation District. The port is very important as there is no other deep-water port between Coos Bay, Oregon, (which is 180 miles to the north) and San Francisco, California (which is 258 miles south). Read on to learn about shipping cars to or from the port of Eureka, California.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Port Of Eureka to San Francisco||$271||271 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Port Of Eureka to Los Angeles||$483||645 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Phoenix to Port Of Eureka||$609||1016 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Port Of Eureka to Helena||$640||1068 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Houston to Port Of Eureka||$1095||2191 miles||6 - 8 days|
|Port Of Eureka to Washington, D.C.||$1176||2941 miles||7 - 9 days|
|New York to Port Of Eureka||$1214||3037 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Port Of Eureka to Jacksonville||$1223||3059 miles||7 - 9 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Shipping cars through the port
The port has shipping terminals that can handle auto cargo. The Schneider dock and Sierra Pacific Eureka Dock have cranes that can load and unload containers. Container shipping is one of the methods of international car shipping and there is enough space at the port for container stripping and stuffing.
Also, the port is a US Customs and Border Protection designated point of entry. The customs officers at the port have the authority to inspect car imports and exports. These inspections are necessary to uphold the safety standards set by the US Department of Transport and Department of Agriculture, and the emissions standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
How we ship cars to or from port of Eureka
Here, at A-1 Auto Transport, we provide the services of shipping cars to or from Port of Eureka, California. We are a reputable auto transporter that provides international car shipping services from overseas locations to the US and from the US to overseas locations through this port.
Once you hire us for these services, the first step is scheduling the shipment. This involves arranging for the pickup and making the preparations for maritime transport. In the meantime, you should be preparing the proper documents in the case of international shipping.
We will then contact you with a pickup date. Before we pick up your car, you should prepare it for shipment. Make sure you;
- Check that the car is in operable condition.
- Empty the fuel tank to less than a quarter full.
- Check the car for fluid leaks and fix them.
- Disable the alarm and remove the antennae and any other removable accessories such as bike and cargo racks.
- Clean the car.
- Remove personal items from the car, especially if the method of shipping will be Ro/Ro.
- Properly inflate the tires.
During pickup, we will require you to be present so that you sign the bill of lading. We will then transport the car to the point of exit where you will be required to clear the car through customs. The car will then be loaded onto the shipping vessel and transported to a port of entry at the country of destination. Again, you will be required to clear the vehicle through customs. But we can save you from the trouble of having to be present for customs clearances by connecting you with a licensed and professional customs broker.
With us, shipping cars to or from the Port of Eureka, California, is a clear, straightforward process. We will provide quality services and the necessary guidance. Our shipping rates are affordable too. Get free online quotes here. You can also inquire about the shipping rates and any other information by calling us on the number at the top right corner of this page.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.