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Shipping your vehicle to Nigeria

Here at First Base Freight we offer safe, secure and very cost effective car shipping to Lagos.  When shipping your vehicle to Nigeria – we offer two shipping services to Lagos; either roll on/roll off or by container shipment. Before you decide to ship your vehicle over to Nigeria, you must first make sure that … Continue reading Shipping your vehicle to Nigeria

How to Make Car Shipping Easier

So you’re moving abroad and have decided to take your vehicle with you, you’re unsure of the procedures or the legal implications involved when shipping a vehicle overseas?  First Base Freight will be on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions that you may have. We have many years … Continue reading How to Make Car Shipping Easier

5 Steps to Shipping Your Car to The U.S

When planning to ship your vehicle from the UK to the U.S it often seems like a tremendous task ahead of yourself.  But with this simple 5 step guide we will aim to help you understand what you need to do. 1)     Before You Go Before you go about looking to ship your … Continue reading 5 Steps to Shipping Your Car to The U.S

How to Ship Your Vehicle to Canada

Export to Canada is simple to arrange here at First Base Freight Ltd, as we have a weekly Roll on/Roll off service leaving from the UK port of Southampton to Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada.  We also offer a transit by Groupage and Container which will ship from Liverpool UK, to Montreal, Canada. The main … Continue reading How to Ship Your Vehicle to Canada

How to Ship Your Motorcycle Overseas

When shipping your motorcycle overseas It can sometimes be completely different to how you would normally ship your average car, you still have you’re the option to ship your motorcycle via Roll on/Roll off (RoRo) and container shipping, but RoRo isn’t always as common when shipping your bike as it is with shipping other types … Continue reading How to Ship Your Motorcycle Overseas

How much is it to ship my car overseas?

Here at First Base Freight we strive to be able to offer you an affordable, professional service at all times when shipping with us, we offer services from any of the UK major ports to virtually any other country in the world.  But the one question you are asking yourself when you decide to ship … Continue reading How much is it to ship my car overseas?

How to apply for an Ozone Substance/Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Equipment Licence

When shipping vehicles to Australia is vitally important to your move to make sure that your car passes all of the examinations that that may have to pass before it can leave the port one check is for vehicles which contain Refrigerant Gases.  These gasses are usually found within vehicles like motorhomes and caravans that … Continue reading How to apply for an Ozone Substance/Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Equipment Licence

Shipping Your Vintage Car and Making Sure That it Will be Safe

When planning to ship your vintage car, we know that you want to make sure that it is going to be safest it can possibly be since you have spent who knows how many hours looking for that perfect car and then all that extra time you spent getting it roadworthy and to the standard … Continue reading Shipping Your Vintage Car and Making Sure That it Will be Safe

Southampton set to expand its dock facilities

We’re interested in anything relating to car shipping at First Base Freight so naturally our attention was drawn to news recently about a port expansion at Southampton. Apparently this is a result of a boom in car traffic and we thought we’d take a closer look. Southampton has been struggling to cope with the recent … Continue reading Southampton set to expand its dock facilities

How to prep a motorhome for overseas trips

Preparing your motorhome for a sea faring voyage might seem a little daunting at first. Don’t worry though, we’ve got everything covered at First Base Freight and you can use our roll on roll off (roro) services and your vehicle will be secure on the lower deck of the vessel.  Before you ship the motorhome … Continue reading How to prep a motorhome for overseas trips