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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 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

Why you Shouldn’t Pack Your Personal Items When Shipping Your Car Overseas

We all know that when you’re moving, it can be a highly stressful time, and you feel that you may need to take every shortcut possible to you such as packing items into as many different modes of transport as possible to lower the load within the moving van, and this statement goes double if … Continue reading Why you Shouldn’t Pack Your Personal Items When Shipping Your Car Overseas

5 Basic Steps to Shipping Your Car

When shipping your car overseas you can become overburdened with many things to do to get ready for the shipment, but you can help solve this by just following 5 easy steps through the process of getting your car prepared for its overseas journey. 1.  Make sure that the battery is fully charged Making sure … Continue reading 5 Basic Steps to Shipping Your Car

Why you shouldn’t pick the cheapest car shipping company

We all know that moving can cost a small fortune from getting everything packed up, to hiring a van and then to top it all off paying for your new humble abode.  And with having to move your car with you it can all add up, so it is logical for you to ask the … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t pick the cheapest car shipping company

Handling Fees Once your Car Arrives in Cyprus.

When we ship our customer’s cars over to Cyprus, we are asked so many times about how much the charges are in Cyprus and what documents are needed. Well here’s a breakdown of the cost, documents and any other information we think you may need. Basically speaking upon arrival you should apply for a temporary … Continue reading Handling Fees Once your Car Arrives in Cyprus.