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Import / Export and Shipping for Europe to North America

Marine Project is a yacht export and import management company located in Europe and in the U.S.A. We provide full project management service for customers who want to import/export a boat from Europe to U.S.A. or to another country. There are a lot of boats that are exported worldwide from EU every year. Unfortunately, oversea buyers (US) are spending tremendous time and effort to purchase a boat because of many restriction and barrier. A lot of processes are involved in purchasing such as boat searching, inspection, negotiation, paperwork, repair, and shipping. These processes are also very complicated and time-consuming.

Marine Project makes it easy and safe to buy a boat:

All boats are coming with a 6 moth warranty!
The payment is done by an escrow account!
You pay your boat in the moment you get it at the final destination!

Marine Project is Specialised in pre owned: Lagoon, Bavaria, Beneteau, Jeanneau, Dufour, Fountaine Pajot, Bali and Leopard Yachts.


Yacht shipping Lift on / Lift off

Lo/Lo it is being used when yachts are transported on deck of a vessel. Yachts are lifted and placed on deck using the vessel’s own cranes and then secured in a tailor made steel construction called cradle. Marine Project has access to a range of vessels suitable for this type of loading. Lo/Lo is the best method of transport for yachts greater than 60ft.

Yacht shipping Float on / Float off

Flo/Flo requires a semi submerging transport vessels and is used for the transport of very larger super yachts. The transport vessel lowers its well deck by pumping water into its ballast tanks. The yachts will then move into a position above their cradles which have been fixed on the well deck beforehand. After that the transport vessels will pump out the water again thereby lifting ist well deck. Once the yachts are dry and safely positioned on their cradles the vessel is ready to sail.

OOG Flatrack

OOG or Out of Gauge describes cargo loaded on a folded container platform called a Flatrack. This allows yachts and boats to be transported with general container liner services. This method of transport can be very cost effective and allows for weekly departures to several worldwide destinations. OOG is suitable for motorboats, yachts and sailing boats up to 45ft.

Roll on / Roll off

Roll on / Roll off vessels have built-in ramps that allow for cargo to be rolled on and off the vessel when in port. Since these vessels are mainly designed for transporting cars and trucks the entrance door height is limited to 5– 6 meters, however, this also allows boats which are on cradles to be loaded efficiently. Ro/Ro is suitable for boats and yachts up to 60ft in length.


Break Bulk shipments describes cargo that is transported using container or break bulk liner services. Vessels with a fixed schedule load boats on platforms between the rows of containers, or directly on deck. B/B is suitable for boats and yachts between 40 and 70 ft.


Using containers is another cost effective and efficient method of transport. Special loading gear is used to place boats inside containers in the best possible position. Container lines offer fast transit time and weekly departures on most trades. Each container can take one boat up to 40/45ft in length and maximum 8 ´6 ´ ´ beam or up to 4 boats each with a maximum of 20ft in length and a beam under 8ft.

Customs and VAT Documentation for Boats

Customs Preparation:

  • T2L Forms
  • EUR 1 Forms
  • ATR Forms
  • Legalised documents
  • Certificates of origin

Additional Services:

  • Customs Declaration Service consultancy and guidance
  • Pre-shipment Letters of Credit scrutiny and amendment service
  • Courier presentation of documents to bank
  • Documentation consultancy
  • Full Letter of Credit Services

Customs & VAT process and legislation is always evolving, as such it is our mission to keep customers updated with informative guides to the very latest customs developments.

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