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How to ship a car to South Africa

Shipping to Durban – a Great African Destination Many people from some parts of the world leave their native countries behind to come live in South Africa, which is perhaps the African continent’s most progressive country. Because of such trend and migration, international freight forwarding companies like First Base Freight Ltd offer car shipping to Durban … Continue reading How to ship a car to South Africa

Do this when you collect a car at dockside

Starting a new life in a different country is a huge undertaking. Moving overseas feels scary so it’s comforting to have little reminders of your past life with you where possible.  Ship your car to a new country and that’s one reminder you’ll have of home.  The setting might be different but the one constant … Continue reading Do this when you collect a car at dockside

Costs Of Car Shipping (Infographic)

The cost of shipping your car can vary significantly based on a number of different factors, our handy infographic looks at the main things that can affect vehicle shipping rates. Everything from the obvious where the vehicle is travelling to and from, to insurance required and paperwork requirements. There are also a number of different … Continue reading Costs Of Car Shipping (Infographic)

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

What is a Shipping Note?

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?

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

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