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Boat Shipping

From the USA to UAE Dubai

At Direct Express Inc., we pride ourselves on being leaders in international shipping, ensuring the safe and secure transportation of your prized boats from the USA to the bustling port of Dubai.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc. for Your Boat Shipping Needs?

  1. Expertise in International Shipping: With decades of experience, we understand the intricacies of international regulations, ensuring a hassle-free shipping process.
  2. Custom Solutions: Every boat is unique, and so are its shipping requirements. Our team provides tailored solutions for each vessel, from yachts to fishing boats.
  3. Safety First: Our priority is the safety of your boat. We use state-of-the-art equipment and best practices to ensure your boat reaches its destination in the same condition it left.

The Direct Express Inc. Shipping Process:

  1. Consultation: Our experts will assess your boat and determine the best shipping method, be it containerized, RoRo (Roll-on/Roll-off), or flat-rack.
  2. Preparation: We’ll guide you on preparing your boat for international transit, ensuring it’s protected against environmental factors during the journey.
  3. Documentation: Avoid the headache of international shipping paperwork. We’ll handle all the necessary customs and documentation required for a smooth transition from the USA to Dubai.
  4. Delivery: Our network in Dubai ensures that once your boat reaches, there’s a seamless process for unloading, customs clearance, and final delivery or pickup.
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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long does it take to ship a boat from the USA to Dubai?
    • Typically, transit times vary between 3-5 weeks, depending on the departure port and shipping method chosen.
  • What are the costs involved?
    • Costs are determined based on the size and type of the boat, chosen shipping method, and any additional services required. Contact our team for a tailored quote.
  • Can I insured my boat during transit?
    • Yes, we offer all boats shipped with Direct Express Inc. a comprehensive marine insurance, ensuring peace of mind.

Client Testimonials:

James M., Miami, FL
Yacht Owner
“Direct Express Inc. provided impeccable service throughout my yacht’s transit to Dubai. Their attention to detail, expertise, and consistent communication made the process entirely seamless.”

Linda K., San Diego, CA
Leisure Boat Enthusiast
“Professionalism defines Direct Express Inc. My boat reached Dubai in pristine condition, and their team’s dedication was evident from consultation to delivery.”

Arjun S., New York, NY
Fishing Boat Owner
“I had many concerns regarding international shipping, but Direct Express Inc. addressed each one with clarity and patience. Their commitment to ensuring safe transport is unparalleled.”

VAT Rates UAE Dubai

  • Car Imports to Dubai pay 5% Customs duties.
  • Value of the vehicle + 1% insurance + cost of shipment).
  • VAT will be applicable on all service charges which is 5% on CIF value on all cost elements.
  • Vehicle will be inspected by Customs to verify that the export declaration value is accurate. If this estimation is inconsistent or different than stated on the invoice, you may have to pay the difference.
  • After import duties are paid, the Traffic & Licensing Department will issue a VCC (Vehicle Clearing Certificate).
  • The amount of taxes and import duties payable when shipping a car to Dubai from the US will vary and depends on the details of your shipment.

Disclaimer: Direct Express, Inc. encourages each of our customers, including but not limited to: shippers, agents, brokers, exporters, importers, buyers, sellers, to contact a Customs Import Agency at the country of ultimate destination “desired country of importation” in order to confirm the most current, up-to date, proper, valid, and applicable VAT, Customs Duties and Taxes. Customer hereby forever releases Direct Express, inc., its officers, its employees including but not limited to: any duties, any taxes, any VAT discrepancies, or differences. Customer fully understands and acknowledges that each country possesses and applies its own laws, rules , regulations, import tax laws, and such may vary, may change and may be updated without any prior notice or written notifications. All duties, Taxes and VAT are strictly and solely for the account of the ultimate importer.

Direct Express Inc is Here to Help

International Boat & Yacht Shipping

We offer a wide range of services, including inland transport, RORO shipping, containerized shipping, air freight shipping, and secure warehousing facilities. We have experience shipping a wide range of boats and equipment, including powerboats, sailboats, jet skis, and more.At Direct Express Inc, we are committed to providing our customers with top-quality service, expertise, and care. Contact us today to learn more about our boat shipping services and how we can help you transport your boat to its destination.

Air Freight

When time is of the essence and you need your boat to arrive abroad as quickly as possible, Direct Express Inc has got you covered. We understand the importance of timely delivery, especially for time-sensitive shipments such as boats required for events or exhibitions. That's why we offer reliable air freight shipping services to expedite the process and ensure that your boat reaches its destination swiftly and safely. With Direct Express Inc's air freight shipping services, you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your boat is in good hands. We pride ourselves on providing fast and reliable services that prioritize your needs and preferences. Whether you're shipping a small boat or a large yacht, we're here to help you get your boat abroad as quickly as possible. So, contact us today to discuss your air freight shipping needs!

Inland Transport

Imagine your boat sailing from the USA to its new home, with no worries, no stress, just peace of mind. That's where Direct Express Inc comes in, my friends. We offer excellent inland transport service that'll take care of everything for you, from picking up your boat from any location in the USA, to delivering it to the port of departure. Our team of experienced drivers will handle your boat with care and ensure it's secured with specialized equipment, so it'll arrive at the port of departure in perfect condition. And if you need any extra help, we can arrange for crating and packing too, all done with the love and attention your boat deserves. So, let us take care of the transportation. You can sit back, relax and let your mind drift away. With Direct Express Inc's inland transport service, your boat will sail smoothly on its journey to its new home. All you need is Direct Express Inc!

Warehouse and Loading

Our state-of-the-art warehousing facilities are equipped with advanced security features, including surveillance cameras and restricted access controls, to ensure that your boat is protected from theft and damage. Our warehousing facilities can accommodate boats of all sizes, from small pleasure boats to large yachts. We offer both short-term and long-term storage options, depending on your needs and preferences. Whether you need to store your boat for a few days, weeks, or months, we've got you covered. So, whether you need to store your boat before or after shipping, Direct Express Inc's secure and reliable warehousing facilities are the perfect solution. Contact us today to learn more about our warehousing services and how we can help you with all your boat shipping needs.

Ocean Freight

RORO shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to ship your boat. With RORO shipping, we can transport your vessel safely and securely on and off the shipping vessel using specialized equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for larger boats or boats that cannot be disassembled. Containerized shipping, on the other hand, is an excellent option for those who want extra protection for their boat during transit. We can offer different container sizes to accommodate various types of boats and equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for smaller boats or boats that can be disassembled. Both RORO shipping and containerized shipping have their advantages, and our team will work with you to determine the best shipping solution for your needs and budget. We also offer additional services, such as crating and insurance, to ensure that your boat is protected during transport.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.