Sea Freight Shipping

Sea Freight UK

At M.A. Logistics, we pride ourselves as one of the UK’s leading sea and ocean freight forwarders. We can provide a wide range of freight services with our global connections; we can transport your items in the fastest and most efficient way possible.

Whether goods for your business or furniture for your home, we can get your items to you or their destination quickly and safely. Our door-to-door service allows you to find sea freight shipments for competitive prices; our typical cargo ship can provide sea freight cheaper than most other companies, with flexible sea freight times.

We work across some of the largest seaports in the UK and globally; you can trust that you are in safe hands when you choose M.A Logistics. We have several years of experience in the sea freight industry and have become renowned across the UK for the sea freight services we offer.

With our reputation over the years, we certainly don’t need to go “door to door” to attract new clients. Much of our business comes from referrals from existing customers. All we need is to check your destination country, and we can transport cargo for you in no time!

Not only do we offer lower delivery prices per cubic meter than most other ocean freight companies, but we always do our very best to ensure your desired delivery date is met. Hence, whether you’re looking to transport large shipments or smaller quantities of goods, we are ready and waiting to help in any way we can.

Be sure to contact us for all your sea shipping needs! If you are looking for express freight services, choose our air or road freight.

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What is Sea Freight?

Sea freight is a common way to transport goods worldwide using cargo ships; full container loads provide a single shipment loaded onto a container. There are several different forms of sea freight, which include;

  • Full container load (FCL) in which a single shipment is loaded into a container that might be from 20 – 45 feet long
  • Less than container load (LCL), where several shipments share a container and are split at their destination
  • Roll-on roll-off (RORO) in which lorries and other vehicles drive onto the ship with their cargo safely secured for the journey and then simply drive off at their destination
  • Dry bulk shipping is used for commodities such as metals or aggregates and can be dropped or poured into the hold of a ship rather than being loaded in containers.

Ocean Freight Shipping

Regarding freight shipping, at M.A. Logistics can always be on hand to help; we work with some of the most significant port controllers in the world and across the globe, and with this in mind, we have years of experience in freight shipping industry.

Should you be looking for ocean freight services across the UK and overseas, we have become the first port of call for many sea freight forwarders.

When you’re looking for an ocean freight service, call on M.A. Logistics’s services today. Many businesses and individuals may need freight for various reasons; with this in mind; we have a range of freight shipping options available.

Moreover, we ensure that we transport your ocean freight goods safely and securely. For more information on freight shipping, contact M.A. Logistics today.

Our sea freight shipping covers several international destinations, and our global connections mean we can provide customers with the best air freight and ocean freight shipping services. We can tailor our shipping services around your requirements, and our dedicated team can always be on hand to assist. We can also provide container delivery services to and from the UK and worldwide.

Sea Freight Services

At M.A. Logistics Ltd, we have all the experience to offer you the best global transportation solutions. Whatever your international sea freight needs, supply chain inbound, outbound, and cross trade services, and whole and part container loads, M.A. Logistics Ltd has it covered efficiently and effectively.

By negotiating from a position of strength with the major shipping lines, we can offer solutions individually tailored to meet our clients’ needs. If you’re based anywhere in the UK or further afield and are looking for a company that specialises in sea freight, please contact us for your sea freight quote today. You can get a quote from us for road freight and air freight services if you wish.

We offer a comprehensive service working with clients across the UK and worldwide. Some of the services we can provide are:

  • Groupage (LCL)
  • Consolidation Services
  • Full Container Load
  • Break Bulk
  • Project Cargoes and Out Of Gauge
  • Global Cross Trade Services
  • Container Load and Unloading

Sea Freight Forwarding

For sea freight forwarding services, get in touch with M.A. Logistics today; we have worked in various sectors over the years and know the best mode of transport to take, especially regarding sea freight. We will ensure that all your goods are delivered timely and safely; our sea freight covers the UK and worldwide.

Should it be your first time using a sea shipping service, don’t worry; our team of experts will work closely with you to ensure that you understand the process and the shipping journey involved. We have been shipping goods internationally for years now, so from Europe to South America and many other destinations worldwide, we can get your cargo from door to port in the most cost-efficient way.

Moreover, we can also provide advice and guidance on the required sea freight importing and exporting documents that you may need. We make it our priority to provide you with both a stress-free and professional sea shipping service.

Whatever your needs, get in touch with M.A. Logistics for sea shipping services; we have always covered you for small and large quantities of cargo.

Sea Freight Companies

At M.A. Logistics, we aim to provide a wide range of sea and air freight courier services to our customers and clients across the UK; with this in mind at M.A. Logistics we aim to make sure that goods are transported in the safest and fastest way possible and what’s more, we also aim to provide a range of related services such as storage and delivery services, not just sea freight.

Our sea freight shipping and air freight services are available virtually anywhere and everywhere across the globe. From local businesses to international companies, at M.A. Logistics, we will ensure that we can help and support all types of businesses, brands, and shipments. Air freight times can be faster, but sea freight would be the best way for things like transporting heavy machinery goods correctly.

At M.A. Logistics, our team will work closely with you to ensure that all of your air and sea freight needs are met; with this in mind, we’ll ensure that you receive both a professional and efficient service. Whichever container your cargo is in, we always ensure it is safe and secure and that your shipment arrives intact.

Make M.A. Logistics your first choice when you require a sea freight forwarder or air freight in the UK. We have a wealth of experience in the sea freight and air freight industry and can cost-effectively transport any type of item.

Our delivery shipments are labelled with the correct shipping documentation, which is essential, especially for time-sensitive cargo.

Sea Freight from China to the UK

Sea freight from China to the UK comes into play often when urgent cargo is required. This is a more expensive method of moving goods, but we can offer reasonable prices for sending and receiving by sea from most major UK airports.

Transit times vary depending on cost and urgency, but we can arrange them to suit your requirements. M.A. Logistics can handle freight shipping via sea or sea.

M.A. Logistics International Freight Services offers a high-quality sea freight service from the UK to China, China to the USA, and many other countries. We specialise in global freight forwarding services, especially in China, the Far East, Australasia, and North America. Also, our sea freight rates are highly competitive for high and lower loads, ensuring that we are the most cost-effective way of transporting goods.

Our services are popular amongst commercial and private clients because of their convenience, speed, and excellent service. We provide honest, accurate quotations for your order and extensive support service to give you advice and guidance throughout the process.

Having offered sea freight from China to the UK for some time now, we have become the first choice for many. Nothing is off-limits for us, so if you’re looking to ship goods from China to the UK, let none other than our professionals at M.A. Logistics help.

Fequently Asked Questions

These are for goods that are too small to fill an entire container, instead of your goods being loaded into their own container, your goods are in a shared container with other peoples. 

These goods are of high enough volume to warrant being transported in their own container, these are charged at a flat fee.

When it comes to shipping rates there are two types; FLC and LCL each is for a different type of shipment. Should you be importing goods to the UK using ocean freight shipping, the goods are loaded into containers that are then loaded onto vessels for transit. Depending on your shipping requirements you will be able to fill an entire container with only your goods, or you may need to share a container with other people. 

When it comes to importing ocean freight it’s important to think about a few things such as the cost of goods you are wanting to move and the extra charges for duties and taxes when the goods pass through customer processes on their way to it’s destination. Import costs can vary depending on where your goods are being shipped to or from other things to take into consideration include: 

  • Cost of goods
  • Cost of shipping
  • UK import duty if relevant – calculated as a percentage of cost of goods + cost of shipping
  • UK VAT – calculated as 20% of cost of goods + cost of shipping + cost of import duty.


When it comes to VAT there are certain cases where you can reclaim the cost of VAT paid, you may also notice that your shopping is broken down into several charges, including port authority costs, routing fees if your shipment is going through a fee-paid channel or surcharges if there are any hazardous goods to handle.

Looking for a Shipping Company? Choose M.A. Logistics

For sea freight in the UK, look no further than M.A. Logistics; we have got you covered. When needing a reliable sea freight forwarder in the UK, make sure that M.A. Logistics is your first port of call. We have a wealth of experience in the sea freight industry and can transport any type of item, whatever your needs or requirements.

Our sea freight forwarding service is available to clients across the UK, and we can ship items to or from a country of your choice. No matter your sea freight forwarding requirements, we have more than got you covered. Contact us today for sea freight services, more information, or to arrange sea freight forwarding in the UK.