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North America to Europe

Hi,

Has anyone got any recommendations for agents, shipping from N-America to Europe.
I'm pretty flexible for departure points: Montreal, New York, Florida,... or anywhere between. Maybe even Newfoundland.
Same for destination harbour: UK, Holland, Belgium, Germany...

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Aladdin Freight. Check this thread for details.
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Aladdin Freight website doesn't work. Do they ship from the East Coast as well?
Will look at contacts in the other thread – thanks for the link!
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Hi Bjorn,

In Aug 2010 i shipped my bike from Toronto Int airport (Missisigua) to London Heathrow.
I just turned up at the desk of Air Canada at the freight section of the airport. One of the men there had the authority to do a dangerous goods certification (and that saved me from paying a third party approx $120).
Within an hour the paperwork and customs check were done. The bike was then strapped onto a pallet (no need for a crate/box etc, and no neeed to dismantle anything except the extra tall windshield)/
The bike flew out that night and I was able to drive it out of Heathrow airport within 2 hours. Customs import papers were gotten from a nearby customs clearance agaent for approx £80.
Air Canada charged approx $1300 Canadian dollars for shipment.

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Hi Bjorn

Wallenius Wilhelmsen have regular RoRo service between US and Europe. We used this service from Southampton UK to Baltimore cost around £575 in April 2011. You cannot travel on the ferry yourself but there is no crating, taking wheels off, draining oil etc - the bike is ridden on the boat and off again.

Website is Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics - North America & South America routes

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Hi, there´s a german agent specialized in the route Germany North America or the other directions. He´s called Knopf Reisen near Heidelberg Germany. Check out knopftours.com.
Seems to be very reliable and experienced especially because he´s concentrating on no other regions.
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you can try Schumacher

I've been quoted 600usd , major US port to major EU port,

here's the contact:

Bart Goedhard
Schumacher Cargo Logistics, Inc.
LOS ANGELES - HOUSTON - MIAMI - SAVANNAH - NEW YORK
550 W 135th St, Gardena, CA 90248 - USA
Tel: 562 408-6677 ex 254
bart@sclusa.com - www.sclusa.com Tracking https://tracking.sclusa.com/
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Thanks for all your answers! I'm in touch with Wallenius Willemsen but need to find out if the bike would be classified as "hazardous" or not (for a RoRo boat that is).

Knopftours told me they don't have anything until February.

Has anyone got any experience with these people:
http://www.shipmybike.com/
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