Welcome to First Base Freight Ltd, we are an international shipping company collecting and delivering vehicles all over the world. We offer collection services in the UK or if you prefer you can deliver the vehicle yourself. If you are living overseas and importing your vehicle into the UK then we may not have the … Continue reading Delivering your vehicle to the port
We take a quick look at what your car says about your personality – are we correct?
Moving is the fun part of starting a new life overseas, it’s the packing that causes most of the trouble. We’ve seen some sights over the years at First Base Freight and always encourage our customers to plan and pack with care. Our containers are great for overseas shipping, especially if you pack using some … Continue reading Packing tips for moving overseas
Ship your car and your belongings overseas to new pastures and it’s understandable if you have a few butterflies fluttering around in your tummy. This is a new adventure, it’s a thrilling voyage but you’ll have a few concerns as well. How do you sleep the night before the move then, what ways can you … Continue reading 5 ways to relax the night before you move
Shipping a car overseas should be an exciting adventure, if you discover the vehicle is stolen though, your dream suddenly turns into a nightmare. Avoid this by carrying out a few essential checks on the vehicle prior to purchase, stay safe and ship in confidence knowing you are the rightful owner. Read documents carefully – … Continue reading How to prevent shipping a stolen car
If you are shipping your vehicle overseas by a roll on/roll off service, also known as RORO, then you will need to make sure that you vehicle gets to the port so that it can be loaded onto the vessel. A shipping note also known as a SSN for short is a very important document … Continue reading What is a Shipping Note?
It doesn’t matter if you’re a removal expert or a novice; a house-move is a stressful time for everyone whether it’s just you moving or your whole family. It’s important to keep a level-head so as to minimise the likelihood of forgetting or breaking something! Here are some tips for keeping calm, cool and collected … Continue reading Keeping Stress Levels at a Minimum on Moving Day
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
If you are planning to move home, you have a number of options with regards on how you are going to transport all your possessions: removal companies, vehicle self-dire hire, Man and Van services, or doing it yourself. If you are working to a budget and you are moving locally, then it is strongly advised … Continue reading What to Look for when Deciding on a Man and Van Service
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?