Category Archives: Freight Import

Triple E – Worlds Largest Container Ship

A new generation of vessel so large – almost a quarter-mile long, wider than a motorway and taller than a 20-storey office block, will be coming into service this summer. The vessel named as The new Triple E will be able to carry 18,000 20ft containers, three times as many as the biggest container ships 15 years ago The Triple E – which stands for
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Hong Kong Port Strike – continues

Cargo is piling up as a strike in the container port in Hong Kong has entered a 15th day. Hundreds of dock workers and crane operators are striking as they have not had a pay rise in 10 years even as the cost of living has soared, they are demanding a pay rise of around 20 percent and better work conditions. They say they
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Blooming Marvelous!

As demands for flowers peaks this Valentines Day, extra freighter flights are now in operation to ensure there are enough blooms to go around Europe and the UK! The extra flights, operated with a mix of MD11s and B747Fs, will be in addition to the existing five weekly scheduled freighter flights for this sector, providing a total capacity of 1,000 tonnes of flowers into
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London Gateway – Europes largest logistics park opening in UK

It has been almost three years since work began at the 1,500-acre site on the north bank of the River Thames which will become London Gateway. Work began by dredging and reclaiming land from the Thames Estuary to allow the world’s largest container ships to bring consumer goods closer to the point of consumption than existing major national deep water ports. London Gateway will
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Christmas Business Ho-ho-ours!

Believe it or not, it is that time of year again! We would like to say a great big “thank you!” to all our customers, suppliers and agents who have supported us throughout 2012. We will be closed on Christmas day, Boxing day and New years day, and we will be open as usual in-between the festive season to assist you with your imports and exports.
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Freight rates CUT for Asian Imports!

The number of containers being imported from Far East is at a low level but it is difficult for shipping lines to reduce the number of vessels available. Despite rationalising services by sharing vessels with other lines, off chartering & moving vessels to other markets, shipping space still exceeds demand, resulting in falling freight rates! Are you paying the market price on your imports? Contact us
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European Road Freight Service

Importing or Exporting to any European destination? Unipac Shipping has the solution for you! Whether your cargo consists of boxes or pallets and requires full load, part load, dedicated or other specialized vehicles, contact us with your requirements for a no obligation quote For details on our European Haulage Services and any of the services listed below, simply press the “Get a Quote” button!
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Marine Freight Insurance

Marine Freight Insurance will cover your shipments from point of collection to final destination point. It covers the value of your goods and also covers your freight costs.  Premiums are quite low considering the value of your cargo. For a no obligation quote please press the “get a quote” button and send us the details of your shipment, including the invoice value of your goods. We
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Unipac Shipping to the Rescue!

What do you do when your freight forwarder lets you down? Contact Unipac Shipping! We recently took an emergency call in the office; a wedding marquee company had been let down disastrously at the last crucial minute. They had used another forwarder to ship their wedding marquee in from India to the UK. With just a few days to go until the big event
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Unipac Shipping – Our Services

Thank you for clicking through! For International freight solutions on a Global scale and for the following services: Competitive freight rates Best solution for your shipping requirements Professional Imports & Exports teams ensuring your shipment flows smoothly On-Line tracking service enabling you to track your shipments at all times Dedicated UK Customs broker Marine freight Insurance Global network of overseas agents and partners Please
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