Ocean Shipping

BGI Worldwide Logistics offers competitive domestic ocean freight shipping rates and a complete range of services for all types of ocean cargo. Cargo service options include less-than-container load (LCL) and full container (FCL), as well as special equipment, and oversized cargo. BGI is a licensed ocean freight forwarder, bonded Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI). We also handle all types of international ocean freight shipments. Please contact us with any questions you have about our ocean shipping services

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Ocean Shipping


We handle domestic ocean shipping from the 48 contiguous states to Hawaii and Alaska. Including U.S territories Commonwealths:

  • Guam
  • American Samoa 
  • Puerto Rico 
  • U.S. Virgin Islands



BGI provides seamless, dependable domestic ocean 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.

We offer 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.