International maritime transport of goods

Our backbone

International maritime represents 75% of our activity. Specialist in Drom Com, Mauritius, Mayotte, Madagascar, Turkey and the Maghreb from Europe and also the Far East (crosstrade), we also handle all types of flows.

Several types of services for sea freight are available to you :

Full container transport (FCL)

FCL transport is a type of sea freight: the term stands for Full Container Load, or full container. Carrying out FCL transport does not necessarily mean loading the container to its maximum capacity.

Groupage transport (LCL)

On site, your merchandise is grouped together with those of other shippers with the same destination. Everything is loaded and carefully stowed in a shared container.

Oversized batch transport in conventional (OOG)

Transporting oversized items is a real specialty. We can take care of the transport of items such as: construction machinery, machine tools or industrial production tools.

Rolling stock transport (RORO)

Delivery of all types of new and used rolling stock. Somatrans' dedicated rolling stock service is at your disposal to organize trips for your personal vehicles, industrial vehicles, agricultural or industrial machinery.

The transport of personal effects

Somatrans ensures the safe transport of your parcel baggage to any destination. Our transit agents meet all luggage and personal effects transport needs for individuals.

3 consolidation platforms

Lyon, Marseille and Rouen to ship your groupage lots




A complete offer in the international sea freight sector

Maritime transport
“Our broad expertise guarantees you the best solution.”

Our maritime transport activity also allows us to process industrial projects via a dedicated unit, transport of civil engineering works, public works machinery, and other oversized equipment (OOG or conventional). Somatrans offers you a rigorous and optimal study of your needs and specifications.

Somatrans assures you of its involvement in all the missions entrusted to it

An independent family business with more than 50 years of experience in the transport and logistics sector