Although there are a few single vehicle transport operators, one major company dominate the road transport market. Cook Islands General Transport Ltd (CIGT). The relatively small size of the market and expense of importing heavy transport equipment to the islands serves to discourage other small operators from entering. The current capacity of equipment is sufficient to serve domestic requirements and would be sufficient to meet a modest surge demand given the country’s small scale. Generally the equipment on hand is modern and well maintained. There is very little impact from unions in the country; the overriding impediment to foreign operators arriving is geographical isolation.
The outer Islands have sufficient transport options, small trucks and the Island Councils’ heavy machinery, to meet their domestic requirements.
For more information on transport company contact details, please see the following link: 4.8 Transporter Contact List
Cook Islands General Transport Ltd. (CIGT) Transport Capacity Summary
Within the Cook Islands (sea freight) Road transport, Rarotonga
Comments / Condition of Vehicles
Container swing lift truck
20’ and 40’ container capable
1.5MT – 10MT
8m, 6m, 3m
Low Boy Trailer
Up to 20 m road lengths
3MT hoist to 7m
Kate rough terrain crane
12m and 6m
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