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Shipping a Car to Australia

We are currently shipping approximately 3 times a month to the ports of Brisbane, Fremantle, Melbourne & Sydney in Australia on our roll on/roll off vessels.  This services sails from the port of Southampton and takes approximately 39-43 days to reach its destination. The roll on/roll off vessels are purpose built to carry any rolling cargo such … Continue reading Shipping a Car to Australia

Car shipping services for worldwide destinations – products and services from First Base Freight Ltd

Welcome to First Base Freight, Vehicle shipping specialists One of the most trusted vehicle shipping companies in the UK. We offer professional, cost-effective shipping services so that your vehicle gets to the right place at the right time. We also handle vehicle imports to the UK, so whatever you’re looking for, we can help.   … Continue reading Car shipping services for worldwide destinations – products and services from First Base Freight Ltd

Clearance Procedures for New Zealand – Personal Effects

As per the New Zealand customs website Removal companies, airlines and shipping companies will usually provide arrival papers for your imported personal effects. Some freight forwarders/Customs brokers or removal companies will also assist you with Customs formalities. They may charge a fee for their services for obtaining Customs clearance. To obtain clearance of the shipment … Continue reading Clearance Procedures for New Zealand – Personal Effects

Choosing a Freight Forwarder

Professionalism is no luxury but a prerequisite in choosing a freight forwarder, potential customers seek assurance in terms of capability and integrity. When considering sales or purchases outside the UK, due attention should be paid to the physical delivery at the outset. If integrated into the international marketing strategy at the planning stage the freight … Continue reading Choosing a Freight Forwarder

International Vehicle Shipping

The International car shipping industry is a very competitive and private industry.  Our core business of the shipping industry is to ship cars overseas by either water, air or road.  The international automobile shipping industry is growing at an exceptional rate.  International shipping services are operated on certain well known and very established routes. If … Continue reading International Vehicle Shipping

Car shipping to South Africa

Guidelines for the Importation of Used Vehicles into South Africa Car shipping to South Africa, including Durban and Capetown, East London and Port Elizabeth Information imported from ITAC Website General Information: Persons / Firms that wish to or intend importing a used or second-hand vehicle and /or used or second hand spares and parts are … Continue reading Car shipping to South Africa

What is a Bill of Lading?

Both the ‘ticket to ride’ and the document of title, it is fair to say that in the international sale and movement of goods the ocean bill of lading, is a crucial document which has been relied upon by the commercial community over many years.  Indeed, it is regarded by the banks as the most … Continue reading What is a Bill of Lading?

New Arrangements on Personally Imported Vehicles – Australia

The Personal Imports Scheme allows migrants settling in Australia, and expatriate Australian citizens returning permanently to Australia after a long period overseas, to bring their personal vehicles with them.  The scheme is outlined at regulation 13 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Regulations 1989.  The scheme was recently amended by the Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Regulations … Continue reading New Arrangements on Personally Imported Vehicles – Australia

Importing Vehicles into New Zealand

Information supplied by the New Zealand Import Agency (NZTA) When a vehicle is imported to be used in New Zealand, it must go through a process called entry certification.  This process checks the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition, has not been crashed or water damaged, and is legally the importer’s property. New Zealand seeks … Continue reading Importing Vehicles into New Zealand