We provide domestic sea freight shipping from the 48 contiguous states to Hawaii and Alaska. Including U.S territories and Commonwealths:
U.S. Virgin Islands
Ocean Shipping Options
With BGI you will get seamless, dependable domestic ocean freight shipping services. We book your cargo, arrange for door-to-door delivery, and manage the shipping documentation, all so you can focus on building your business.
BGI offers standard 20’ and 40’ ocean shipping containers and the following specialized equipment:
40’ and 45’ High Cubes
20’ & 40’ Open Top
20’ & 40’ Flat Rack
20’ & 40’ Reefer (refrigerated containers)
What is the difference between an NVOCC and a Freight Forwarder?
Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)
Freight Forwarder (FF)
Common carrier status under FMC regulations
Not a common carrier
Serves as a shipper to the vessel operator
Only serves as an agent
Serves as the carrier to its shipper customer(s)
Does not issue the bill of lading
Shown as the shipper on the vessel operator’s Master Bill of Lading
Must identify the shipper on the master bill of lading:
Cargo owner is listed as shipper; OR “FF as agent for John Doe”
Contact us for more information about domestic ocean shipping.