Shipping to Papua New Guinea

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Shipper Owned Containers – Maersk Line will accept shipper owned containers provided their certification is appropriately displayed valid for the duration of the carriage.  For specific documentation and validity details please contact (

Kindly note the following regarding Weight Limitations to PNG:

  • Maersk Line cannot accept cargo over 28 Metric tonnes to final destinations of Rabaul or Kimbe.
  • Maersk line cannot accept cargo over 33 Metric tonnes to final destinations of Madang or Wewak.

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