About Us
Introduction to Capitol Shipping and Logistics
Capitol Shipping and Logistics is a full service, multimodal transportation and logistics service provider headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our highly trained and dedicated staff has extensive and diversified experience in all aspects of international logistics and transportation. We specialize in offering ocean transportation and logistics services for projects handled by EPC's (Engineering, Procurement and Construction firms) as well as the manufacturers and suppliers involved in the following industries:

  • Major Infrastructure Construction
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy & Renewable Energy
  • Mining
  • Water & Wastewater Plants
  • Ports &  Airports
  • Hotels, Hospitals & Universities

Our activities include, but are not limited, to offering the following types of service:

Ocean Transportation

  • Container FCL / LCL Cargo (Full Container Load / Less Than Container Load)
  • Breakbulk Cargo
  • RO/RO Cargo (Roll-On / Roll-Off)
  • Heavy-Lift / Oversized / Out-of-Gauge Cargo
  • Project Cargo
  • Chartering (Full vessels and/or Part Cargo)


  • Trucking - FTL / LTL Services (Full Truck Load / Less Than Truck Load)
  • Flatbed
  • Intermodal Inland (Truck / Rail)
  • Container Drayage
  • Multi-Axle Transport
  • Heavy-Lift/Oversized Specialized Transport
  • Warehousing / CFS (receiving, storage, materials inventory & management, vendor management)
  • Consolidations (receiving and consolidating cargo from various vendors/suppliers)
  • Container loading/unloading
  • Export Packing and Crating
  • Cargo Palletizing/Skidding
  • Shrink-Wrapping

Added Services

  • Arrangement of Marine Cargo Insurance for all types of cargo and projects
  • Sourcing/Purchasing new and/or used Shipper Owed Containers (SOC).

We are specialists in shipments for building materials, construction machinery and equipment, transportation equipment, agricultural equipment and machinery, as well as for any other general heavy equipment and machinery (for both manufacturers and building contractors). We offer ocean transportation and logistic services to/from the U.S.A. with specialization between the U.S.A. and the

  • Mediterranean
  • Balkans
  • Black Sea
  • Russia and C.I.S. countries
  • Middle East

    Capitol Shipping and Logistics maintains a network of contracted warehouse facilities at strategic locations near major ports of loading on the East, West, and Gulf Coasts of the United States. In addition, Capitol Shipping and Logistics utilizes a global network of affiliated service providers in order to coordinate activities for the most demanding global projects and customers.

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    The Capitol Advantage
    Capitol Shipping and Logistics has the expertise and resources to provide efficient, responsive, and cost effective transport and logistics services as well as the flexibility to meet the rigorous transport requirements of the most demanding clients, whether for individual shipments or for long term international projects. Capitol Shipping and Logistics' advantages include:

    - Familiarity with Origin and Destination Countries in North & South America, East & West Europe, the Far & Middle East, and Africa.

    - Extended network of service in the Mediterranean, the Balkans, the Black Sea, Russia and the C.I.S. countries, and the Middle East.

    - Extensive Project Experience with Commodities, Equipment and Materials Movement, as well as Customs Clearance Procedures.

    - Capability to Analyze and Determine the Most Cost Effective Means to Prepare, Load, and Ship Cargo.

    - Export Packing/Containerization Capabilities to Meet the Most Stringent Packing Specifications and Needs.

    - Familiarity with All Modes of Inland Transportation.

    - Complete Material Control Procedures for the Receiving and Consolidating of Materials.

    - Fully Integrated Management Information Systems with Continuous Tracking Capabilities.

    - A Track Record of On-Time Performance.

    - Capitol Shipping and Logistics is a Federal Maritime Commission Fully Licensed and Bonded O.T.I. (Ocean Transportation Intermediary). We offer comprehensive ocean and air freight consolidation and freight forwarding services door-to-door to many worldwide locations.

    Get in touch with us today to see how we can help you with your logistics and shipping needs. We offer competitive pricing and commitment to our clients' complete satisfaction. Our company philosophy is dedication to excellence in providing quality service to all of our clients' needs.