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Dubai Port, Jebel Ali, Sets New Freight Forwarding Ro-Ro Record

Dubai Jebel Ali Port has set a new record of handling vehicles, with over 500,000 (half a million) passing through the container port in 2012.

Dubai’s Jebel Ali Port is the world’s biggest manmade harbour and the Middle East’s largest container port, and a key player in the freight forwarding world.

Ro-Ro (or roll on, roll off) is the method by which freight forwarders and shippers get vehicles into containers to be shipped across the globe.

This huge increase in importing and exporting cargo, specifically cars and vehicles, in recent years highlights the growth in Dubai, UAE, and the Middle East overall.

It has recently been announced that the Dubai port will be expanding: increasing the current size of one of the container terminals, and constructing a new container terminal to deal with the increased demand of imports and exports to and from Dubai, UAE.

Contact Mercator if you require freight forwarding services either as imports of exports to or from Dubai, UAE – Tel. 02392 756 575. Email: sales@mercatorcargo.co.uk.

 

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Importing Supercars into the UK from Dubai and Saudi Arabia

Mercator has over twenty years experience in the freight forwarding business and has imported various supercars and luxury cars into the UK from all over the Middle East including Dubai, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Let Mercator guide you through the process of importing your supercar into the UK with a comprehensive, personal service.  Our experienced team of freight forwarders can advise on all matters including transit methods (i.e. sea freight or air freight), transit times, options to securely fasten the car in its shipping container, import VAT and duty, and loading options.

We understand that the safety of your vehicle is paramount, and so will go to lengths to ensure that the car is secured safely in its shipping container, or on the airplane.  Fastening will only be undertaken in full knowledge that no marks will be made to the car.  Options such as using webbing and padded straps can be discussed.

Mercator can organise everything for your shipment of your supercar from its destination in the Middle East.  We can arrange the sea or air freight, the collection of the car when it arrives into the UK for delivery anywhere across the country, the import VAT and duty payable upon arrival in the UK, and all measures to ensure a safe transit.

Ferrari UK to Australia - Ocean Freight Forwarder

The Ferrari above is a car that we shipped for a customer. As you can see, it has been containerised in order to minimise the risk of damage in transit and has been secured in the container to ensure that it does not move around during transit. We have contacts at most ports who can arrange the secure loading of your car, do a full inspection before the vehicle is loaded and ensure the car is securely fastened into the container for transit.

If you’re looking to import a supercar from Dubai, Saudi Arabia or Kuwait, contact us today to see how we can help – Tel. 02392 756 575. Email: sales@mercatorcargo.co.uk.

 

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RoRo and Vehicle Shipping

Roll-on/Roll-off (otherwise known as RoRo) is a freight forwarding service for wheeled vehicles whereby they are roll on and off the car transporter ship.  Suitable for trucks, caravans, vans and cars, Mercator can arrange the shipment of your vehicle to almost any destination worldwide.

An alternative freight forwarding service for importing or exporting vehicles is via a shipping container.  If shipping a vehicle for export or import in a container, Mercator will arrange for your cargo (be it a car, caravan, or motorcycle) to be secured in its container to ensure safety in transit.  This is secured using webbed netting, so that no marks are left on the vehicle whilst it is being transported.

RoRo (roll-on/roll-off) and vehicle container shipping are two of the services offered by freight forwarding company Mercator Cargo.  Whether you’re looking to export or import a car, a van, motorcycles, or even caravans, Mercator Cargo has the experience and contacts to help you with your shipment.

Contact us today to speak to a member of the Operations Department to discuss your RoRo or vehicle shipping requirements – Tel. 02392 756 575. Email: sales@mercatorcargo.co.uk.

 

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