Help & Advice

We are specialists in shipping by road, rail, sea and air. Our shipping containers are available in 20′ standard, 40′ standard and 40′ high cube sizes. We are also able to help with large abnormal loads. 

We also help with shipping and the issues surrounding it take a look at some of our subjects below and click to find out more.

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Brexit

Neptune Shipping Agency LTD are members of BIFA which stands for the British International Freight Association. This is a Trade Association for companies registered in the UK that are responsible for arranging Freight and Transportation by Air, Road, Rail and Sea. 

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IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap

From January 1st 2020 the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) will be enforcing a new global cap on Sulphur usage.

These new changes are set to have a major impact on the shipping industry.

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Ancillary Charges

Ancillary charges are typically broken out from base rates in order to specifically address cost impacts to carrier operations, as opposed to the value of particular transportation and logistics services provided in a particular commodity or country market.

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Incoterms

At Neptune Shipping we have defined the 11 different Incoterms which detail where ultimate responsibility lies for the transport, insurance, duties and clearance of goods.   

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Insurance

If your goods were damaged in transit, who do you turn to? Are your goods covered? Who will pay? What are your rights?A small minority of companies believe that their goods are covered for loss and damage automatically by the forwarder or haulier. This is not the case.

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Useful Links

A handy list of websites for other companies and organisations that you can visit.