Ocean Shipping


Ocean Freight shipping

BGI Worldwide Logistics offers competitive domestic ocean shipping rates and a complete range of services for all types of ocean cargo.

Ocean cargo service options include less-than-container load (LCL) and full container (FCL), as well as special equipment, and oversized cargo.

We are a licensed ocean freight forwarder, bonded Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC), and Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI).

Along with domestic ocean freight, we also handle all types of international ocean freight shipments. Please contact us with any questions you have about our ocean freight shipping services

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Ocean Shipping


We provide domestic sea freight shipping from the 48 contiguous states to Hawaii and Alaska. Including U.S territories and Commonwealths:

  • Guam
  • American Samoa 
  • Puerto Rico 
  • 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.