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Car Shipping and Moving to Zambia

Moving to Zambia will naturally bring cultural change, excitement and plenty of new challenges – ensure you are prepared for your moving, car shipping and customs regulations. Shipping to Zambia Local based shipping companies can be difficult to deal with based on customs, charges and logistics. As such we would recommend working with an international … Continue reading Car Shipping and Moving to Zambia

Customs Regulations When Shipping a Car to Namibia

Namibia is a popular country for international car shipping and when moving to the country it is important to be aware of the most up to date rules and regulations. When moving to Namibia, and shipping a car to the country, there is some important points to note. Firstly, cars cannot be over five years … Continue reading Customs Regulations When Shipping a Car to Namibia

Shipping a vehicle to Namibia

Car shipping to Namibia Here at First Base Freight we offer a professional and reliable car shipping service to Namibia from the UK as well as shipping vehicles to many other worldwide destinations. With over 25 years of experience with shipping overseas and also with our main market being West Africa; we have the pleasure … Continue reading Shipping a vehicle to Namibia

Walvis Bay, Namibia – Deep water harbour, perfect for shipping

Walvis Bay (also referred to as Whale Bay) is a city in Namibia, known for its very active shipping port handling hundreds and thousands of cargo every month. The port is perfect for large shipments due to its natural deep water harbour. Walvis Bay is also known for its large bay and sand dunes making … Continue reading Walvis Bay, Namibia – Deep water harbour, perfect for shipping

Can you ship your car overseas?

When shipping a vehicle overseas – you must first consider if your vehicle would actually be allowed to enter into your chosen country of destination. Some countries will only permit left hand drive vehicles, whilst other countries may only consider right hand drives. Some countries will request that your vehicle passes a specialist inspection before … Continue reading Can you ship your car overseas?

Cost to ship a car overseas

Shipping your car overseas may not cost as much as you think, with a vast amount of large specialist vessels carrying thousands of vehicles every week; import and export of vehicles is a big industry. With many shipping lines offering some great rates, picking the right one with the best price is important keeping in … Continue reading Cost to ship a car overseas

How is my vehicle shipped overseas?

Are you moving abroad and wondering how you’re going to take your car with you? The simple answer is to ship it. The method of shipping comes down to your preference and where in the world you are shipping your vehicle to. Your first step towards shipping your vehicle overseas will be to contact a … Continue reading How is my vehicle shipped overseas?

Shipping personal effects inside your vehicle

The most popular question when shipping a vehicle overseas is if you can load the vehicle with any luggage or personal effects. We see the logic in this as it can be costly just to send a few boxes overseas and if you are already shipping your vehicle then you might as well make the … Continue reading Shipping personal effects inside your vehicle

How much does it cost to ship a car to Walvis Bay, Namibia?

Walvis Bay is Namibia’s largest commercial port, located half way down the coast of Namibia, with direct access to major shipping routes. It is a natural gateway for international trade. Approximately 3,000 vessels call to Walvis Bay each year, handling around 5 million tonnes of cargo. Not all cargo is destined to stay in Namibia … Continue reading How much does it cost to ship a car to Walvis Bay, Namibia?

Car Shipping to Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Car Shipping to Walvis Bay, Namibia Walvis Bay in Namibia has become a very popular shipping port, with thousands of cars passing through it every week. Not all of these cars however are destined to stay in Namibia, some vehicles often make an onwards journey to neighbouring countries such as Botswana, Zambia or Zimbabwe. We … Continue reading Car Shipping to Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe