• Shipping Modes

    We offer a versatile range of shipping modes that include the following:

    Sea Freight:

    LCL (less than a container load) cargo: Full port-to-port ocean freight handling for smaller shipments not requiring a full container load. We combine our consolidated cargo with global partners to ensure prompt shipments and departures at competitive prices.

    FCL (full container load) cargo: Full port-to-port ocean freight handling for full container loads, whether 20ft or 40ft HC containers. Our strong buying power means we have access to very competitive rates across all major shipping lines.

    RORO (roll on/roll off vessel) cargo: For cars, trucks, agricultural equipment, caravans and motorhomes.


    Airfreight cargo: Global, time-dependant logistics solutions allow you to meet the market demands of customers on a worldwide scale. From small shipments through to larger consignments, we provide a service that meets your requirements.

    Overseas Logistics:

    With access to an extensive range of agents covering all continents throughout the world, we are able to arrange all logistical requirements overseas to cater for your needs.

    Whether importing from/exporting to an overseas location, we can manage:

    • Consignment collection and delivery
    • Export/import clearances and paperwork requirements
    • Port handling charges and all other liner surcharges
    • Storage, warehousing and distribution
  • Internal Logistics in New Zealand

    Whether exporting or importing, we offer a selection of services to ensure a smooth and hassle-free process.


    Nautica provides complete in-house logistics that enable a one-stop solution for exporting goods from New Zealand. Our experienced team ensure your goods are handled and shipped out when required, with minimal time and hassle for you.

    Our exporting service includes:

    • Collection and consolidation of goods:
      • Small package collection from your door
      • Pallet uplift
      • Empty container delivery to your door; then collection once loaded
      • Vehicle/machinery transport requirements
    • Export clearances and document handling
    • Container loading and packing solutions
    • Warehousing and storage for prior-export handling
    • Originating port service and terminal charges
    • Shipping line fees


    Nautica provides complete in-house logistics that enable a one-stop importing solution for bringing goods into New Zealand. We ensure your goods are handled with care and delivered to you with minimal fuss for you. This can include:

    • Import customs clearance and handling requirements
    • Port handling and stevedoring
    • Shipping line port service and terminal charges
    • MPI biosecurity clearances, which include any inspections, cleaning, fumigations, etc.
    • Warehousing and storage solutions
    • NZ internal logistics from port/unpacking facility to your door or warehouse
  • Ancillary Services:

    Our comprehensive services also include the following:

    • Foreign exchange services: We are equipped to provide customers with an in-house FX service, giving customers access to wholesale FX rates for buying currency.
    • Marine insurance cover: All shipments can be fully covered under our full A clause policies, which are individually priced and planned for every shipment.
    • Advice on GST, duties and other tax services.
    • Letters of credit and transit finance: For customers wanting financial services, we provide direct contact with financial services providers who are leaders in the field of international finance for goods and commodities.
  • Project logistics and management consultants:

    Nautica is also experienced in the following areas:

    • Supply chain solutions
    • Market analysis and research
    • Global strategy implementation for wider supply chain management
  • I have dealt with Gerry on many shipping projects over the past 6 years. He provides a great service and even better pricing to match.

    John Love, Managing Director from Love & Co