Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Ketchikan, Alaska
The Port of Ketchikan, Alaska lies on the south east of Alaska, 380 km away from the capital city Juneau. It is a vast area that covers the Revillagigedo Island and the Alexander Archipelago. This makes it quite a significant harbor in the area. The harbor is the gateway into the coastal routes that leads to islands and the mainland, which is often used by shipping vessel. The harbor is mainly used for fishing and tourism with trade activities being kept at a minimum. Nevertheless, shipping companies use the sea port for export and import of goods to nearby cities and nationwide as well. A-1 Auto Transport ships boats, SUVs, ATVs, and motorcycles through the port to various destinations worldwide.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Port Of Ketchikan to Seattle||$668||1114 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Port Of Ketchikan to Anchorage||$1004||1674 miles||5 - 7 days|
|Los Angeles to Port Of Ketchikan||$1125||2250 miles||6 - 8 days|
|Indianapolis to Port Of Ketchikan||$1134||2836 miles||7 - 12 days|
|Port Of Ketchikan to Dallas||$1172||2930 miles||7 - 12 days|
|Omaha to Port Of Ketchikan||$1201||2402 miles||7 - 12 days|
|Port Of Ketchikan to Phoenix||$1236||2473 miles||7 - 12 days|
|New York to Port Of Ketchikan||$1378||3447 miles||7 - 12 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Why you should use the Port of Ketchikan for car shipping
The Port of Ketchikan handles diverse types of cargo from ships coming in from the US and abroad. Its connection to the “Inside passage” makes it a popular route for auto transport companies. The passages linking coastal islands to the port makes shipping cars to or from Port of Ketchikan, Alaska easier, even for those transporting from neighboring ports. The connection to the mainland also makes transportation by trucks much faster from cities across America.
The presence of wide berthing space which is numbered for easy identification is another benefit of using the port. The berths are numbered from one to three with lengths of 150 to 400 feet. Also, each berth has a float next to it. Although the harbor is small in size, it can accommodate vessels of up to 500 feet in length. In addition, the presence of wharves makes the mooring of shipping vessels for loading or unloading much easier at the port.
Foreign trade at the harbor is also high. Exports and imports exceeding the fifty million mark annually. For a small port, these numbers are impressive. One of the contributing factors is shipping cars to or from Port of Ketchikan, Alaska. The shipping process, which is done for both small and large vehicles, is carried out professionally, thanks to the proper management of the harbor. Vehicle movers that bring in cars through the port for export or pick them up for transportation contribute to the economy of the region.
A highly skilled workforce also makes shipment of vehicles from the port secure and effective in the long run. The staff at the harbor are able to handle the entire shipping process from unloading the ship, checking shipping documents, and loading the vehicles onto carrier trucks. In case of delays, they offer solutions that benefit port users across the board so that they can move their goods in good time.
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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.