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Huge increase in Hong Kong to UK Shipments

Shipping your car when you move to UK Even in the midst of a global pandemic, there are thousands of people currently moving out of Hong Kong with many looking to the UK to relocate. We have seen a large increase in the volume of interest in car shipping from Hong Kong to the UK…

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What is Transshipment?

If you are shipping a car or have shipped a car in the last few months you may have had heard that your vessel has been transshipped. This usually means you are provided with a new, slightly later arrival time for your car to arrive in the UK. So why is that and what is…

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Car Shipping Delays

So Brexit happened, and Covid happened, and everything kept moving fairly smoothly. Yes in the last few months there have been delays creeping in to most areas of the car shipping, import and registration processes. We look into why.

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Exporting from South Africa

Exporting a car from South Africa requires a number of steps to be completed in order to first obtain permission to export and ship the car. These permits are obtained by an organisation called ITAC (hence why they are known as ITAC permits) If you are shipping a car with us, our local agent there…

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2020 Chevrolet C8 UK

The new 2020 Chevrolet C8 is an all-new mid-engine supercar. Even the base model C8 is going to be as fast as the current C7 ZR1 with 0-60 times expected to be under three seconds. The C8 is not an improved C7 however, in fact it only carries over one single part from the previous…

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Car Shipping 2019

Car shipping update for 2018 and forecasts for 2019 Exchange Rates – if you have been looking to ship a car in 2018 you will have noticed just how volatile the exchange rates have been, from a UK GBP point of view this has mainly been down to Brexit and the uncertainty of how the…

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Qatar Diplomatic Ties Cut – Shipping Consequences

The recent events in Qatar are affecting some of our service routes due to shipping lines not taking bookings for routes that previously transship at Jebel Ali, Dubai. A below correspondence from Maersk Line explains their situation Please be advised that as of yesterday 5th June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and today…

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ToR01 to replace the C104A Form

As of 1st April 2017 all importers moving to the UK intending to request relief under Transfer of Residence (UK ONLY – Cannot use for people moving goods into Europe) must now use the new application form which is a form that is completed online and then printed off and signed. The new form is called…

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Importing a classic car from the USA to UK

If you are simply looking for the cost of shipping a car to the UK from the USA, try our instant quote system here which works for any make / model and from any zipcode / US address In this article we will price up a car from the USA to purchase, ship to the…

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Car Shipping Guides

We have recently updated our information page to provide clear information on what to expect when exporting your car from many popular locations ready for import into the UK The guides can be viewed here: Shipping a Car to the UK Guides Of course you can always use our unique car shipping calulator which gives you…