NEWS BLOG

Sustainable Shipping Focus: Questions Raised About Arctic Shipping Routes

(25 November, 2021)

 

Although formally discovered in 1906, the search for the fabled Northwest Passage was finally ended not by human endurance, but climate change. In 2007, 101 years after it was first mapped, the famous arctic sea route was ice free and open to container traffic. However, should we really be using it for container shipping?

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How To Ensure A Car Is Secure When Shipping In A Container

(12 October, 2021)

 

Are you an entrepreneur considering overseas car trading as a venture? Cars can be big business. The UK in particular has a rich transport heritage, with a strong market in the USA, Europe, India, and Asia. Whether the aim is to ship classic vehicles, top-end models, or everyday transport, these trade routes are bursting with opportunities.

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RORO Vs. Containerised Shipping: What Are The Pros & Cons Of Each Method?

(20 September, 2021)



There are two transportation methods to choose from when shipping vehicles around the globe using maritime freight: RORO (Roll On – Roll Off) and containerised shipping. Both methods have been in place for decades, which suggests that they work well to suit a variety of needs and situations. However, there are important differences between RORO and containerised shipping, as well as pros and cons associated with each method. Let’s take a brief look.

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What Is The Best Way To Transport Electric Cars To Europe From China?

(6 September, 2021)

2020 has seen Chinese car manufacturers XPeng (Xiaopeng Motors) starting to export their G3i electric SUV to Norway, with the first vehicles on the road in November.

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Transporting Electric And Hybrid Cars

(2 September, 2021)

The market for electric vehicles (EVs) is growing rapidly. As increasing numbers of cities consider bans on diesel, the pressure on the global industry to cater for EV transport is increasing.

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Fighting Back Against Covid: New Transport Options When RoRos Let You Down

(26 August, 2021)

Cancelled ferries, overbooking, routes changing at the last minute… Covid-19 has created stormy seas for the RoRo industry.

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Can Electric Cars Be Transported By Roll-On-Roll-Off Ferries?

(5 August, 2021)

Electric cars are heralded as the future of transport. In November 2020, the UK announced that by the end of the decade, new petrol and diesel cars would be phased out entirely.

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5 Reasons International Auto Shipping Companies Are Turning To Steel Container Racking

(2 August, 2021)

Containerised vehicle transport is fast becoming the go-to solution for international auto shipping companies. Here are the top five reasons why:

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What Is The Best Way To Ship Your Car Consignment – RoRo Or Container Shipping?

(27 July, 2021)

Both roll-on-roll-off (RoRo) ferries and container ships have their plus points, but which is the better option for your consignment? In this article, we take a quick look at the benefits and drawbacks of each.

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How Has Brexit Affected The Classic and Luxury Car Shipping Market?

(16 July, 2021)

The global classic and luxury car market is a big one, and this involves a lot of shipping, particularly in the EU. Traditionally, classic and luxury vehicle consignments are shipped by Ro-Ro ferry on short ‘hops’ to their markets in the Middle East, with strong dependence on road transport for much of the road.

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