Sea Freight

Import & Export (Mauritius) relies on its partners and agents to offer you the best quality of sea freight transportation possible. Our services are tailored to the needs of each company working with us.

Geographic Position Of Import & Export (Mauritius)

Import & Export (Mauritius), strategically located near the port of Port-Louis, accompanies you for the transport of goods thanks to the maritime transport from and to all the ports and destinations of the whole world.

We cover 5 continents with multimodal transport solutions and we take care of your customs and transit formalities :

  • Traction
  • Road
  • Road Rail
  • Fluvial
  • Maritime

Quality Of Our Services & Shipping Partners

Our team is in charge of organizing and optimizing your transport from pick up to delivery, taking into account your logistical particularities, deadlines and budget, whatever your incoterm: ex works, from Port or Door to Door …

Thanks to our network of partners chosen for their reliability, we guarantee a follow-up from the departure until the arrival (notice of departure, customs clearance, situation of the containers, confirmation of boarding, advice of arrival …)

On request, storage possibilities in the port area, expertise can be put in place.

  • Container: Management of complete containers (FCL / LCL)
  • Conventional with possibility of assistance and expertise
  • Maritime Grouping: Since and made all destinations via a network of agents located around the world. (LCL) (DOOR TO DOOR)

Destination Of Our Maritime Groupage

We offer shipping to:

  • Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, Nagoya, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Shenzhen Bangkok, Tokyo, Canton, Jakarta, Bandung, Port Kelang, Pasir Gudang , Tanjung Pelepas … 
  • Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia, New Caledonia … 
  • America: United States, Canada, Central America (Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua), Caribbean, West Indies, South America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Venezuela , Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Suriname)
  • Africa: Dakar, Conakry, Abidjan, Lagos, Sao Tome, Harcourt, Port Gentil, Libreville, Luanda, Durban, Madagascar, Comoros, Dar es Salaam , Mogadishu, Djibouti, Eritrea , Rades, Casablanca, Tangier, Algiers, Bejaia, Skikda , Annaba, Mostaganem, Oran …  

Answers To Common Questions About Shipping Goods

  1. 1
    Does Import & Export (Mauritius) ship around the world ?
    • Indeed, we serve 5 continents (America, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Europe). We are present in the vast majority of the ports of the world and collaborate only with competent and trusted partners to ensure you a quality service.

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    What is the FCL ?

    FCL Full Containers or Full Container Load is a shipping service that is based on sending goods in an entire container for a single customer / shipper / consignee. 

  3. 3
    What are the advantages of the FCL ?

    For the customer, this merchandise transport solution is very advantageous. Indeed, it allows a routing in the best conditions of big volumes of goods everywhere in the world.

    Thanks to our collaboration with serious partners and our professional team, Import & Export (Mauritius) ensures a very good management of your expedition and takes care of your maritime traffic from the beginning to the end. It helps to optimize your transportation costs.

  4. 4
    What is the FCL offer of Import & Export (Mauritius)?

    The FCL offer of Import & Export (Mauritius) is a set of good quality services including the use of containers adapted to the customer’s needs, dedicated, according to the sales incoterm to all continents (made Port, made home door to door / door to door …)  

  5. 5
    Is it possible to follow expeditions?

    Import & Export (Mauritius) remains at the disposal of customers to inform them of the follow-up of their expeditions. Internal traceability allows us and the client to track the status of the containers.

    For example, for products that must leave Mauritius for a port in Asia or Africa, the customer has the opportunity to know the status of his shipment by contacting his interlocutor at Import & Export (Mauritius).


  6. 6
    What is LCL? Who is it for?

    LCL : Container sharing between various customers or Less Than a Container Load is a shipping service that is based on sending goods bundling in a container of several shippers or consignees. 

    This is one of the best goods transport solutions. This service is ideal for customers whose goods to ship cannot fill a full container. Import & Export (Mauritius) offers this service.

  7. 7
    What are the advantages of LCL ?

    The advantage of this solution is an optimization of the cost of transport and allows to have advantageous rates in proportion to the space occupied in the container.

    In addition, you benefit from the regularity of departures.

    The offer of Import & Export (Mauritius) in LCL transport is varied and adapted according to the incoterm of sale : 

    Removal of the goods, reception on the consolidation platform, packing of the goods, embarkation at the desired port of departure, shipping to the port of destination, unbundling of the goods and final delivery at the agreed place …

  8. 8
    How is the transportation of dangerous goods by sea ?

    The transportation of dangerous goods in the maritime is highly regulated.

    Import & Export (Mauritius) is working closely with the Maritime Companies to secure the shipment of dangerous goods for the shipping of goods by sea freight.  

    We transport with professionalism your goods while scrupulously respecting the environmental guidelines and the code IMDG (International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code). We transport dangerous goods subject to the agreement of the shipowner, captaincy and shipping companies and according to destinations such as : 

    • Class 1 : Explosives  
    • Class 2 : Gases, non-flammable and toxic gases 
    • Class 3 : Flammable liquids  
    • Class 4 : Flammable solids, materials subject to spontaneous ignition and hydroactive materials 
    • Class 5 : Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides 
    • Class 6 : Infectious substances  
    • Class 7 : Radioactive material  
    • Class 8 : Corrosive substances  
    • Class 9 : Other matters dangerous  
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    How is packaging handled during international shipping ?

    The packaging and packaging of the goods must be submitted to a safety adviser in order to optimize the chances of acceptance of cargo on the vessel.

    Import & Export (Mauritius) submits the dangerous goods declarations to the Companies for validation.

    Beware some packaging must be in addition to ISPM 15 standards according to the countries concerned.

  10. 10
    What are the different types of maritime transport offered by Import & Export (Mauritius ) ?
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    What are the types of goods transported by sea?

    All finished products and raw materials under all kinds of packages, packing : 

    Transport of industrial products, transport of works of art, transport of vehicles, transport of antiquities, transport of food products …

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    What is the weight of goods transported by the sea every year in the world ?

    Globally, the number of goods transported by sea is estimated at about 9.1 billion tonnes per year.

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    Mauritius Import and Export has helped countless shippers navigate through the complex process of importing and exporting goods worldwide. Our export service team navigates the latest regulations, minimizes paperwork, expedites transit, and lowers shipping costs with truly personalized service.


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