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Share a container Magadan to Vlad end of Aug?

2 of us are riding the Bam and Road of bones in August. We want to be in/out of Magadan by the end of August. Anyone else in the area at that time who wants to share a container?
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I don't think you need a container to ship a couple of bikes from Magadan to Vlad, most people just put them on a ship...
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I hope so. Please chime in if you have info. Everything I have heard is that you need a container. I could be wrong though. this might be for people shipping to Vlad then to other places.
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I shipped my bike from magadan to vladi in 2011 with rtwdoug. we just showed up at a couple of shipping agents and within a few hours they were lashed to the deck of a ship (although we were lucky with timing).

Transfes, which at that time was a popular choice, in 2011 was saying that the bikes had to be crated, which no one else had mentioned before. transfes referred us to another shipper in the port (i think "dispatch") and they were willing to just stick the bikes on deck.

I actually don't think I've ever heard of anyone getting a container for a bike from magadan to vladi.

here is the contact info for transfes' Magadan office:
Magadan Office:
Address : Portovaya street 38
Office : +7 4132 607734, 634986, 631993,

E-mail : transfes@magadan.ru
imtrn@magadan.ru
GPS coordinates : N59° 33.831' E150° 46.646'
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I shipped my bike from magadan to vladi in 2011 with rtwdoug. we just showed up at a couple of shipping agents and within a few hours they were lashed to the deck of a ship (although we were lucky with timing).

Transfes, which at that time was a popular choice, in 2011 was saying that the bikes had to be crated, which no one else had mentioned before. transfes referred us to another shipper in the port (i think "dispatch") and they were willing to just stick the bikes on deck.

I actually don't think I've ever heard of anyone getting a container for a bike from magadan to vladi.

here is the contact info for transfes' Magadan office:
Magadan Office:
Address : Portovaya street 38
Office : +7 4132 607734, 634986, 631993,

E-mail : transfes@magadan.ru
imtrn@magadan.ru
GPS coordinates : N59° 33.831' E150° 46.646'
Many thanks for that useful information. Depending on cunning plans I might be freighting a bike with a mate around 20 August.
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OK, just note that this info is from two years ago, so be prepared for it to be outdated!
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OK, just note that this info is from two years ago, so be prepared for it to be outdated!
I'm sure it'll be useful!
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