Ocean Freight Shipping Overseas

We offer ocean freight shipping services. We ship cars, motocycles, vans, minibuses, RV's, trucks, tractors, buses, coaches, heavy plant and agricultural machinery.
Contact our office at 904 356-4455 to discuss about your shipping needs.

Ocean freight shipping servicesOcean freight shipping servicesBecause we have established relationships and direct carrier agreements with member partnership associations, co-loaders and global carriers, Sims, Waters & Associates is able to handle all aspects of ocean freight shipping in most countries of the world at amazing prices.

Sims, Waters & Associates, Inc. is an experienced International Freight Forwarder. We are licensed and bonded and we offer personalized service for all your shipping needs. Please feel free to contact our office to discuss how we can meet your international shipping needs.

Sims, Waters & Associates is licensed, bonded and C-TPAT certified. We been serving our customers since 1987. Our staff has over hundred years of combined experience in international freight shipping industry.

RORO Shipping Services

Ocean Freight Export ServicesThe RORO SHIPPING method is usually the easiest and cheapest way to ship a car, a truck, a boat or heavy machinery overseas. Your vehicle is simply driven on to the RoRo ship at the port of departure ('Rolled on') and driven off the RoRo ship when she arrives at destination ('Rolled off'). Our service contracts with Ro-Ro carriers allow us to offer the high quality Ro-Ro shipping at the lowest possible rates.

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CONTAINER Shipping Services

Container car shipping overseas The CONTAINER METHOD offers a secure and safer way of freight ocean shipping. Most ships depart from major US ports every 7-10 days. When you are shipping multiple cars or want to ship additional items inside your car, then shipping a car inside the container is a good option. The maximum weight limit is 150 pounds and everything must fit inside the trunk of the vehicle. You can use either LCL (Less than Container Load) or FCL (Full Container Load) shipping method.

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CUSTOMS Brokerage Services

Freight Forwarding Custom Broker ServicesOur IMPORT SERVICES department can assist you with Customs Clearance, Commercial and Personal Effects, RLF Filing, Bonding, ISF Filing, Marine Insurance - just to name a few of our services. Our staff has many years of experience in Customs Clearance and we work diligently to meet our customer's needs.

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FREIGHT Shipping Services

  • Competitive Rates
  • Personalized Service
  • RoRo Shipping - Vehicles, Boats, Motorhomes & Heavy Equipment
  • LCL & FCL Container Shipping
  • Shipments arranged from most U.S. Ports
  • Arrange Inland Transportation across the U.S.
  • Marine Insurance
  • Consular Certification of Documents
  • Letters of Credit
  • Export Documentation & Advice
  • Customs Export Certification for Self Propelled Cargo
  • Worldwide shipping includes Africa, Europe, Middle East, Australia, and South & Central America.


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Sims, Waters & Associates
5018 Spring Park Road Jacksonville, FL 32207
Telephone: 904-356-4455
Fax: 904-356-8811
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