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International Shipping to South America

With a combined population of 400 million and some of the world’s largest cities (including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires), South America is a thriving continent with an abundance of business opportunities. Widespread and rapid economic development and lucrative job opportunities make South America one of the most dynamic, growing areas of the world.

Our expert team will help you determine the best shipping package for your budget and schedule, and will ensure your cargo is delivered safely and on time. Viamar also offers warehouse storage to make your shipping experience secure and hassle-free. The best part is that our clients can follow their shipment’s progress via tracking details we share with them. From packaging and pickup to documentation and delivery, we do it all.

What We Ship

For over four decades, we’ve been a key player in the freight forwarding industry, shipping a wide range of cargo to different parts of the world. Although we transport all types of goods, including personal belongings, we specialize in vehicle and heavy equipment shipping. Our experienced staff understands how to handle and take care of various vehicles including luxury and vintage cars. We have the knowledge, expertise and partnerships to provide outstanding shipping to any part of South America. From custom packaging and pickup to secure international transportation and delivery, we deliver your cargo safely and seamlessly. We also handle all international customs and compliance requirements so you’re not burdened with undue stress.

Household Goods

We offer affordable, on-time and reliable shipping solutions for household goods to anywhere in South America.

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General Cargo

Trust Viamar’s team for efficient and stress-free general cargo shipping solutions at unbeatable rates.

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From luxury cars and motorcycles to ATVs, RVs and motorhomes, we ship all kinds of vehicles.

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Heavy Equipment

With years of experience, we assure fast and damage-free shipping of different types of heavy equipment.

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Commercial Cargo

We provide commercial goods shipping services at reasonable prices to help you operate a stable supply chain.

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Project Cargo

Our team is trained in packing and shipping of all types of project cargo so it reaches you quickly and safely.

Dangerous/Hazardous Goods

Our shipping experts pack, load and deliver hazardous goods with care, to avoid any kind of damage or accidents.


Our trained and experienced team ensures fast and safe shipping of logs or lumber at the best rates.

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Boats & Jet Skis

We offer reasonable rates for shipping wheel-less motor vehicles, including jet skis and boats.

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International Shipping to Anywhere in South America

Viamar provides safe and dependable goods transport to all major South American ports, including Santos, Santa Cruz, Coquimbo and Guanta. Our experience, professional teammates and advanced equipment make us one of the leading ocean freight forwarding companies in Canada. With more than four decades of experience, we've become a trusted name in the international shipping industry. As proud members of CIFFA (Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association) and FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations), we ensure the safe handling and delivery of all shipments.

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How We Ship

Viamar understands that not all shipments are the same. Our shipping solutions are designed to transport all types of goods and vehicles, irrespective of their size, brand, make or model. Each service is suited to your needs, budget and timeframe. Whether you want to ship a fleet of new automobiles or your vintage car collection, we have a flexible and secure shipping solution. Not sure which to choose? Our team of logistical professionals can help.

Ocean Freight Shipping

When time isn’t a constraint, you can choose this leisurely but low-cost freight forwarding method.

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Less than Container Load

Ideal for small goods, LCL service transports goods in the quickest and most economical manner.

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Consolidated/Shared Container

Save time and transport costs by booking part of a container instead of the entire space.

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Full Load Container

Ship multiple goods or vehicles in a single container with our FCL shipping services.

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Air Freight

Our air freight forwarding services are the safest and fastest way to get your goods delivered abroad.

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Shipping Insurance

Marine insurance, as the name suggests, covers the damage or loss caused to ships, terminals and the goods being transported, held or acquired between their point of departure and delivery port. With Viamar’s international car shipping services, you can get marine insurance to cover against total loss, fire, theft or damage. Here are some top benefits of purchasing shipping insurance from Viamar:

  • Peace of mind
  • Coverage against future loss or damage
  • Multiple insurance options
  • Great marine insurance rates
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How much does car shipping from Canada to South America cost?

It depends on the volume of the shipment and the destination.

The cost depends on the cubic space the cargo occupies in the shipping container and where it’s going. Surcharges may apply.

Q2. Am I restricted from transporting anything?

This depends on the items prohibited by the country to which you’re transporting.

Every country prohibits the entry of certain items. It is the shipper’s responsibility to ensure that they comply with international customs.

Q3. Which shipping method is safest?

All shipping methods are safe.

Although all shipping methods are safe, shipping inside a container is a safer option as the goods are transported in an enclosed space.

Q4. Are delivery dates guaranteed?

No, all dates are estimates.

Although we do our best to deliver on time, unavoidable circumstances can cause delays.