Entries by Joanne Golding

Can container shipping reinvent for the digital age?

In 1967, the British Transport Docks Board (BTDB) commissioned McKinsey & Company to assess the impact of a recent development from the United States: container boxes. The first purpose built ships for them were being launched, and a few US lines were carrying these novelties on their regular service.  McKinsey & Company predicted: Containerised cargo is […]

Southampton welcomes its largest container ship

Wednesday 8th November marked the maiden arrival of the Milan Maersk, the largest container ship to visit Southampton. The Milan Maersk, which is 399m long, 58.6m wide, and can carry 20568 20′ containers, weighs a staggering 214,000 tonnes and is less than a metre shorter than the world’s longest vessel. The vessel departed Shanghai on […]

Sea Freight – Why use us?

  We handle all types of cargo including: Full Container Load (FCL) Less Container Load (LCL) NVOCC Groupage Systems Out of gauge Abnormal Loads Hazardous Cargos We have long standing relationships with a global network of agents at all origin ports which means that we can offer you the best possible service.  We have over […]

Air Freight – Why use us?

When it comes to international shipping, there are many choices as to how to move goods.  The main decision to make is what kind of transport to use.  Deciding between ocean freight and air freight is an important choice. Here, we give you the reasons why its a good idea to choose air freight.   […]

‘Tis the season!

Are you feeling festive yet?! Maybe not, but sea freight imports need to be organised soon to get them in time for Christmas! Time is of the essence. We handle all types of cargo, including full container load (FCL), less container load (LCL) and NVOCC groupage shipments Contact us as soon as possible with your […]