Sea Cargo to Kenya from UK

Experience the convenience of Sea Cargo’s shipping services from the UK to Kenya. Trust in our seamless sea transportation solutions for reliable delivery of your goods. Explore the ease and efficiency of shipping with Sea Cargo today.

How long does it take to ship from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Regarding shipping Cargo by sea to Kenya from the UK with UK Kenya shipping Ltd , Our sea freight takes approximately 4-8 weeks.

Sea Freight: If your commodities are heavy and not urgent, sea freight is the ideal means of transportation.

We combine all your goods if they arrive from different distributors on separate dates. It takes 6-8 weeks to reach Kenya.

What are the shipping rates from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Sea freight rates per kg

Except for cumbersome goods, most LCLs are priced by volume of goods rather than weight.

For most commodities, use these rules of thumb to select the most convenient mode:

Shipments weighing more than 500 kg are no longer profitable if transported by air.

Sea freight costs about 2-4 dollars per kg, while shipping between UK  and the Kenya takes about 30-40 days or more.

• For around $5-8 per kilo, a UK-Kenya shipment between 150kg and 500kg can be shipped economically via air freight. This takes approximately 8-10 days.

Express air shipping is a few days quicker but more expensive.

• Parcels weighing less than 150kg can be sent via courier at a lower cost (express shipping).

 Can I track my shipment from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

 Use online tracking systems: Many shipping and logistics companies, such as UK Kenya Shipping Ltd, offer online tracking systems where you can enter your container number, waybill, or freight station reference number in Kenya to get detailed information and real-time container updates. Place. Was.

Contact your freight forwarder: If you work with a freight forwarder, they should be able to provide you with updates on the status of your shipment. They often have access to real-time tracking information and can keep you informed of your progress.

Customs Authorities: The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is responsible for customs clearance and Kenyan procedures. They can provide you with tools or online contact points to track the customs clearance and port handling status of your shipment to Kenya. Visit the official KRA website for relevant resources.

What types of goods can I ship with Sea Cargo from the UK to Kenya?

Let us help you ship your goods by sea from UK to Kenya. We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we handle all types of Cargo, such as corporate baggage, excess baggage, personal effects, and online purchases.

 Are there any restrictions on items I can ship from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

LIMITED ITEMS WHEN SHIPPING TO KENYA FROM THE UK

When shipping to Kenya from the UK via UK Kenya shipping Ltd, it is essential to be fully aware of local import restrictions. For more information on import regulations for Kenya, visit the Kenyan Revenue Authority website.

Stringent rules determine what commodities can and cannot be shipped across international borders. Before shipping, please confirm that your items are not classified as “dangerous” or “valuable” goods.

Many everyday items, such as batteries for mobile phones and laptops, perfumes, and spray deodorants, are classified as “dangerous” goods for air transport.

Does Sea Cargo offer door-to-door shipping services from the UK to Kenya?

All-Inclusive Shipping Experience: Enjoy a worry-free experience with our all-inclusive ocean shipping services. We take care of everything from when your goods are collected in the UK until they arrive at your home in Kenya.

Competitive Pricing: UK Kenya shipping Ltd  is committed to offer affordable ocean freight options. Our competitive prices guarantee you the best value for money without compromising the quality of the service.

Safe and Fast Deliveries: Rest assured, knowing your Cargo is secure. We protect your shipments and keep you informed every step of the way.

Efficient Ocean Freight Solutions: Our ocean freight services are planned to meet your diverse shipping needs. From commercial goods to personal items, we provide efficient and safe ocean transport solutions tailored to your needs.

How do I book a shipment from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

You can book online via our easy-to-use platform, where you will immediately receive a quote for your container shipping. Rest assured; we at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we only work with reliable freight forwarders with proven experience handling larger parcels with the utmost professionalism.

With aggressive prices and a team of experts to guide you, shipping a container to Kenya has always been challenging and safer.

Are there any additional fees or taxes when shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Shipping Costs to Kenya from UK. The above costs do not include any expenses that may arise in Kenya, such as (but not limited to) customs duties, taxes, examination, quarantine, or inspection fees.

Such charges, if applicable, must be paid by the recipient before delivery can take place.

 Can I ship oversized items from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Ocean shipping options are ideal when time is not an issue, and you want to ship heavy or bulky items overseas cost-effectively. Sometimes, heavy items are not convenient to ship by air, and shipping goods by sea from UK is often a suitable alternative.

If you don’t need to rush delivery to your destination, shipping by sea is a good option as you will save a significant amount on delivery.

What is the maximum weight limit for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Items prohibited for shipping to Kenya. Maximum weight per shipment is 3,000 kg (6,600.0 lbs).

The highest weight per piece is 1,000.0 kg (2,200.0 lb). Shipments exceeding these weight limits may result in additional delays.

The highest volume of each shipment is length: 120.0 cm (47 inches), height: 160.0 cm (62.0 inches), and width: 100.0 cm (39.0 inches). Pallets are accepted.

Are there any insurance options available for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

UK Kenya shipping Ltd offers marine insurance for all vehicle shipments from UK to Kenya for complete peace of mind.

Marine transport insurance is crucial to shipping to Kenya to ensure your peace of mind. We offer highly competitive insurance rates, often higher than what most insurance brokers can offer.

Quality marine transport insurance gives you peace of mind when importing your car from UK to Kenya. It ensures your valuable vehicle is secured from leaving your hands until it reaches the desired destination.

Can I ship perishable goods from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

YES. You can ship perishable food products shipped to Kenya via UK Kenya Shipping Ltd . Pack the insulating container in a corrugated cardboard box.

Mark the package as “perishable” if it is not listed on the box. Place the shipping label on the box. Since dry ice is considered a hazardous commodity or material, you must meet the documentation and labeling requirements to ship canned goods to Kenya.

How do I contact Sea Cargo customer service for inquiries about shipping from the UK to Kenya?

STEP 1.

ORDER FROM OUR UK STORE.

Go to a UK online shop and use our UK address as your delivery address.

You can only purchase if your payment is accepted or if you need a credit card. UK Kenya Shipping Ltd we place an order on your behalf. Send us the links to the commodities you want to ukkenyashipping.co.uk, and we will quote you.

2nd STEP.

GOODS ARE DELIVERED TO OUR UK WAREHOUSE.

Once your commercial Cargo, Amazon, or other online purchase/order has been delivered to our UK depot in London, it will be received and processed for shipment to Kenya via UK Kenya shipping Ltd.

The goods are sent by sea to Kenya, which can only accommodate 4-6 people from UK

You will get the invoice via email. All payment procedures are available on the shipping invoice.

STEP 3.

GOODS READY FOR COLLECTION IN KENYA

Once your commodities are ready for collection, our Nairobi team will contact you with advice. You can collect your parcels from our depots in Nairobi and Mombasa or arrange local delivery at affordable rates.

You can relax and enjoy buying from UK delivered by UK Kenya shipping Ltd by sea.

Are there any customs clearance procedures for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

For shipments between the UK and third countries, the lading/air waybill bill must indicate the total value of the shipment, which customs can use to calculate import duties and VAT due.

This information must be submitted separately to the customs broker for shipments from UK countries.

 What are the payment options available for shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

All payment methods are contactable on the shipping invoice.

Once your goods are ready for collection, our team in Nairobi will contact you to advise you. You can collect your parcels from our depots in Nairobi and Mombasa or arrange local delivery at affordable rates.

You can relax and enjoy your purchase from UK  delivered by UK Kenya shipping Ltd by sea.

Does Sea Cargo offer express shipping services from the UK to Kenya?

Fast and safe commercial sea freight from Great Britain to Kenya

Experience seamless delivery of goods from the UK to your home in Kenya with UK Kenya shipping Ltd .Whether your goods come from London, Birmingham, Leicester, or Manchester, we will collect them from your supplier anywhere in the UK.

With our bi-weekly commercial sea freight to Kenya, you can count on quicker deliveries to Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, and beyond. Let UK Kenya Shipping Ltd be your trusted partner for commercial product sourcing and hassle-free shipping to Kenya. Your Cargo’s journey begins here.

 Are there any packaging guidelines I need to follow when shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

• Always use high-quality corrugated cardboard when shipping packages. We recommend using double or triple-corrugated cardboard for fragile or heavy objects.

Double- and triple-walled boxes are reinforced and much more stable than single-walled boxes. They, therefore, offer better protection against shocks and impacts during storage and transport.

• If you select to reuse old boxes, which is good from an environmental perspective, ensuring they are in good condition is essential. They may have lost some of their strength and stability and no longer provide the same protection.

Remove any old labels/barcodes to avoid conflicts if you use recycled packaging.

 Can I ship personal belongings from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

If you have many personal belongings that need to be packed and sent to your home, PACK & SEND can arrange for the items to be collected from your UK address and shipped by sea – a cheaper option for large quantities of personal goods.

Or particularly large or bulky objects such as bicycles, furniture, or kitchen appliances.

Excess baggage or personal effects is a term used to describe personal effects owned and shipped abroad. No other company in the UK offers the same range of services to international travelers, students, or business people.

Does Sea Cargo provide shipping containers for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we offer full container loads (FCL) and less-than-container loads (LCL) for your shipments, as well as large and bulky services for your non-containerized goods.

FCL (full container load)

Based on carrier route options, FCL is our best product, combining transit time and cost for full container loads.

FCL offers complete scheduling flexibility, high port pair frequency, and equipment availability.

We place containers at your location on your schedule and provide adapter schedules to and from locations worldwide to accommodate even the most demanding shipping requirements.

LCL (less than container load)

Our less-than-truckload (LCL) services offer guaranteed capacity, regular and frequent departures, and a wide choice of destinations, both on intercontinental and short-haul routes.

LCL containers are carefully planned and loaded into our network.

We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we regularly consolidate Cargo at our dedicated gateways and serve most destinations worldwide at least once weekly.

LCL: flat rack and open-top containers

Whether it’s door-to-door or port-to-port, we  at UK Kenya shipping Ltd we are experts in handling even special equipment needs. This includes flat conveyors, open containers, and dry, temperature-controlled, and refrigerated products.

 What documents are required for shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Import declaration form

For all business imports, you must apply for and acquire an IDF from the Kenya Revenue Authority. The importer is in charge of the IDF application but can contact a clearing and transit agent to view it or join it into the ORBUS system.

Once the IDF has been accepted, the importer can begin inspecting the Cargo, and once completed (or not required), the Cargo can be shipped.

The IDF contains essential information:

Value of the goods for calculating taxes.

Please note that customs and transportation may dispute values. It would help if you used the correct values to settle any arguments in this regard

 Amount.

It must be as detailed and accurate as possible. Each slightly separate type of merchandise should be given a particular amount rather than being grouped together.

Quality.

The inspection must also support this. Other regulatory bodies, such as the Kenya Bureau of Standards, Department of Public Health, Department of Agriculture, etc., may be requested to decide whether expected standards have been met.

If suspected, tests may be carried out, and certificates/authorizations may be issued. Depending on these criteria, test certificates from accredited organizations may be required.

Classification (HS code):

As with other items, these may be subject to questions, so if in doubt, it is best to ask beforehand, especially if different HS codes carry different loads.

Certificate of conformity (if applicable)

• The Kenya Bureau of Standards has appointed some agents (INTERTEK, SGS, Bureau Veritas) to conduct conformity inspections of products requiring inspection.

• The complete list of these products is available at: http://www.kebs.org/?opt=qai&view=pvoc

• These agents will provide the shipper/supplier with a certificate of compliance and test results.

Planning for this requirement, especially for urgent shipments, is essential, as testing and issuing certificates may take some time.

 Main consignment note

• When providing the bill of lading, the shipping company must adhere to the following guidelines:

RECIPIENT. The recipient column on the BL should read: “Full name and address of actual recipient.” This is reflected in the customs system and identifies the taxpayer (or exempt party).

This company/person must permanently be established in the destination country and be registered for tax purposes.

 Can I ship hazardous materials from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

The rule

There are many rules to follow when transporting dangerous goods by sea. The UK Government website provides details on many of these rules.

During maritime transport, it is necessary to complete a declaration of dangerous goods. A DGSA (Dangerous Goods Safety Consultant) must also be employed when transporting dangerous goods by sea.

However, there are some exceptions to this rule:

• This only happens occasionally (such as in recovery vehicles)

• Dangerous goods can only be received (you are the recipient)

• Goods are in limited quantities

• Goods are transported by road over very short distances, for example, between buildings in an industrial area.

Does Sea Cargo offer refrigerated shipping options from the UK to Kenya?

Cold shipping of goods requires the use of a temperature-controlled refrigerated container. These refrigerated containers (reefers) are available from Cool Cargo for shipping frozen and chilled goods from the UK.

Major shipping companies like UK Kenya shipping Ltd supply  cold chain refrigerated marine containers and can maintain a temperature control range of -35°C to +30°C.

Cold shipping services are available in most major ports worldwide to transport frozen foods, refrigerated pharmaceuticals, and healthcare products.

 How does Sea Cargo ensure the safety of shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Proper packaging protects your goods from damage in transit, while accurate labeling ensures they are handled correctly and reach the correct destination, ensuring compliance with international shipping regulations.

Accurate weight measurement ensures safe handling and protection of goods, compliance with regulatory requirements, avoidance of additional costs, and maintenance of reliable delivery schedules.

Can I schedule pickups for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Three steps to plan direct debits online:

STEP 1

Sign in to organize and manage your collection.

2nd STEP

select your account number and enter your pickup address, pack details, and other information.

STEP 3

Click on “Pension Program”

Are there any seasonal delays for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Meteorological anomalies and conditions

Weather plays a doubtful and often uncontrollable role in shipping. Severe weather, from serious storms to unexpected natural disasters, can damage shipping routes, damage infrastructure, and cause delays.

These weather irregularities can influence all modes of transportation—air, sea, and land—and have cascading effects throughout the supply chain.

Businesses must prepare for these eventualities, knowing that weather-related delays, while unavoidable, must be managed effectively.

National and international holidays

National and international holidays also contribute to shipping delays. During these times, customs offices and ports may operate with reduced staff or close completely, delaying the processing of shipments.

Additionally, holidays often result in higher shipping volumes, further straining shipping service capacity and causing delays.

Labor and supply chain issues

Labor shortages and conflicts can significantly impact shipping efficiency. Ports, warehouses, and delivery services all rely heavily on human labor. Strikes, labor disputes, or shortages can delay shipments and deliveries at all levels.

These issues are often linked to broader supply chain issues, where any disruption in one part of the chain can have a ripple effect and cause delays in other areas.

Does Sea Cargo offer consolidation services for multiple shipments from the UK to Kenya?

If you plan to purchase goods from multiple UK suppliers, consolidating goods can significantly reduce your overall logistics, shipping, and customs costs. All orders from your UK suppliers can be combined into one larger shipment by sea or air from the UK.

UK Kenya shipping Ltd & Trading’s order consolidation services can help you, the buyer, significantly reduce your total door-to-door shipping and logistics costs, sometimes by more than 60%, if you usually ship orders in separate shipments.

Are there any size restrictions for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Standard ISO shipping containers are 2.43 m (8 ft) wide and 2.59 m (8.5 ft) high and are available in three lengths: 6.06 m (20 ft), 12.2 m (40 ft), and 13.7 m (45 ft). Extra tall “high cube” containers are also available.

Smaller containers are sometimes used, but these may require different handling. For reference, a standard 20-foot ISO container has a maximum payload of 25,000 kg and a capacity of 33.1 m3, enough space for approximately 100 household washing machines. A typical cargo ship can carry 18,000 containers. That’s a lot of washing machines!

Can I ship vehicles from the UK to Kenya with Sea Caro?

Vehicle shipping to Mombasa via UK Kenya shipping Ltd usually occurs 1-2 times a month. On average, transit time to Mombasa takes 26-30 days from any UK port.

UK Kenya shipping Ltd car shipping is a different, suitable way to ship any vehicle to Kenya and is a tender option for anyone who wants to save on shipping to Kenya.

UK Kenya shipping Ltd shipping to Mombasa offers a safe alternative to container shipping. These specially designed vessels allow thousands of vehicles to be compactly loaded and stored on the boat anytime.

All vehicles are secured to the ship’s floor to prevent them from moving freely and causing damage.

What is the process for customs clearance when shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Usually, the process involves searching gov. uk to find the exact duty for the product being shipped. The value of the goods is then added (including transport costs, insurance, and any additional costs).

Finally, the total is multiplied by the import duty to determine the amount paid to customs.

Does Sea Cargo offer shipping insurance for high-value items from the UK to Kenya?

Cargo insurance options to Kenya are available for high-value shipments to Kenya and many other countries. Here are some options and considerations:

Freight Insurance: Freight insurance is designed to protect goods between UK and Kenya. You can purchase freight insurance to cover all or part of the value of your shipment. This insurance usually covers various risks, including theft, damage, and loss during transport.

Marine Insurance: If your comprehensive shipping insurance to Kenya covers goods transported by sea (e.g., ocean freight), marine insurance may cover the goods during the journey. Marine insurance can be customized to your specific needs and type of Cargo.

Liability Insurance for Freight Forwarders: Some freight forwarders like UK Kenya shipping Ltd may offer third-party liability insurance, which can cover the insurance of goods imported from Kenya and under their care, custody, and control.

You must understand the terms and limitations of this coverage and whether it is sufficient for your high-value shipment.

Specialized Coverage: Depending on the identity nature of your high-value shipment (for example, art, jewelry, electronics, or perishable goods), you may want specialized coverage tailored to the specific risks related to those commodities.

Are there any prohibited items for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Prohibited items Hazardous materials, e.g., Paints/Adhesives/Chemical products/Flammable resins, solvents, liquids (these materials can be shipped by land/sea for air services, please notify in advance). Compressed air (e.g., airbags or steering wheels with airbags)/objects containing gas.

• Household items containing flammable or corrosive liquids, such as ovens or drain cleaners.

• Human remains

• Liquids/glues/paints

• Living animals

Can I ship documents from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Let us help you ship your goods by sea from UK to Kenya. We can handle all types of Cargo, such as corporate baggage, excess baggage, personal effects, and online purchases.

Warehousing Solutions provides 24/7 infrastructure (planning, storage, and distribution) via the established Sea-Cargo network.

Does Sea Cargo offer storage facilities for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

In most cases, couriers price their services on the weight or size of the pack, whichever is greater. This is calculated using a calculation called “volumetric weight.”

The main exception is flat-rate services, which charge a flat rate for subscriptions with specific boxes. In these cases, the price is the same whether you send a concrete or feather box.

 Can I ship fragile items from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

We have on-site packaging and off-site packaging for all customers. We have boxes for sale that you can purchase and use for your sea freight to Kenya.

Extremely fragile items such as TVs, GLASS, and COMPUTER MONITORS must be packed in a wooden box because this provides the extra protection needed during transportation.

 Does Sea Cargo provide packaging materials for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

UK Kenya shipping Ltd experience and expertise ensure that your goods arrive at their destination in the same condition as they left your premises and are in compliance with all legal requirements. Our cargo packing service includes the following:

Export packing

– Packaging of goods on site

-Customized packing service

– Boxes, cages and pallets

– Packaging of dangerous goods

– Compliance with ISPM15 standards

Can I ship furniture from the UK to Kenya by Sea Caro?

If you ship your furniture via sea freight, the rates will rely on the size of the commodities you wish to ship to Kenya and the destination location.

If you choose to ship your goods to Kenya via air freight, they will reach you much faster. However, this method is more expensive because the costs are calculated based on the weight of the commodities. We approve air freight if you want to quickly ship small Cargo to your destination.

When shipping furniture abroad, you must consider all individual costs. You must hire a company to pick up your furniture and other items, deliver them via air or ocean freight, and then give them to your new home. Movers can also pack your belongings for a fee.

 How do I schedule a shipment pickup from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Some carriers offer pickup or drop-off services that you can schedule to have your carrier pick up your shipments at a specified time and location.

A collection service can often be scheduled on an as-needed basis or, in some cases, as a recurring service. You usually set up these services directly with your provider.

Does Sea Cargo offer tracking services for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Absolute. Our online container tracking system is planned to track loaded and empty containers. By entering the container number or waybill details, you will get detailed information on the current location, previous movements, and expected arrival times, regardless of the container’s contents.

What is the maximum size limit for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

20-foot heavy-duty containers are accessible for heavy commodities such as heavy machinery. These containers accept a highest weight of 67,200 lbs (30,500 kg), an empty weight of 5,290 lbs (2,400 kg), and a net load of 61,910 lbs (28,080 kg).

Can I ship electronics from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Sea Freight: If you are shipping large electronic devices, you can choose sea freight. Ocean transportation can take much longer, from several weeks to months, depending on the shipping route, type of ocean transportation service, and delivery points.

The best way to ship electronic products to Kenya is between the UK and Kenya.

Does Sea Cargo offer expedited shipping options from the UK to Kenya?

Fast and safe commercial sea shipping from UK  to Whether your goods are from London, Birmingham, Leicester, or Manchester, we will collect them from your supplier anywhere in UK.

With our bi-weekly commercial sea freight to Kenya, you can count on quicker deliveries to Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, and beyond. Let UK Enya Shipping Ltd be your trusted partner for commercial product sourcing and hassle-free shipping to Kenya. Your Cargo’s journey begins here.

Are there any quarantine requirements for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

These measures may include health inspections and quarantine protocols for handling at ports and other entry points. However, specific regulations and procedures may change rapidly as circumstances and government policies change. Therefore, it is essential to consult the most recent sources to obtain precise and up-to-date information.

For the latest information on quarantine and health inspections during port handling in Kenya, consult relevant international organizations like the Kenya Ministry of Health, Kenya Ports Authority, or Sea Cargo.

What is the procedure for claiming damaged shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Caro?

Contact your transport insurer. • Take photos and request a joint investigation with the CMA-CGM. If possible, leave the Cargo in the container and unload it under the direction and inspection of inspectors.

• Separate damaged Cargo and determine if there is an actual leak. Question: “Do I have enough damage to file a claim?” Do I want to file a complaint?

• Minimize losses. You are responsible to your insurer and, under the words of your bill of lading agreement, to minimize damage. This would be done through salvage, cleanup, or Cargo reconditioning sales.

 Does Sea Cargo offer packing and unpacking services for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

 UK Kenya shipping Ltd offers a “one-stop-shop to pack and move” solution for the entire home or business market. With experienced logistics leaders,

The company provides unrivaled services that meet the maximum global standards for local and international needs. Whether you want to move to a new home or an office, you need the help of a moving company.

Can I ship antiques from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Yes, when you ship antiques internationally, you must comply with the destination country’s and transit countries’ specific import/export regulations.

Here are the essential steps to prepare your antiques for shipping:

Assess the condition of your antiques: Carefully examine each antique before packing it to identify any existing damage or fragile areas. Note any pre-existing cracks, chips, or weak spots that need to be addressed during packing. Taking photos from numerous angles can also serve as documentation for insurance purposes.

Proper packing materials: Invest in high-quality packaging to protect your antiques. Use sturdy cardboard boxes, bubble wrap, packing peanuts, foam, and corrugated iron to protect items. Avoid using old or worn boxes, as they can compromise the safety of your antiques.

Disassemble and protect fragile pieces: For more enormous antiques, consider disassembling them to reduce the risk of damage in transit. Package and label individual components individually for easy reassembly. Protect fragile parts, such as handles or delicate decorations, with bubble wrap or foam padding.

Stiffening and Padding: It is essential to pad your antique to prevent movement within the package correctly. Use many filler materials to fill gaps and ensure a good fit. This minimizes the risk of bumps or collisions when transporting antiques.

Custom-Made Crates for Extra Protection: Consider investing in custom-made wooden crates for exceptionally delicate or valuable antiques. These crates give an extra layer of preservation and are custom-designed to fit your specific item, minimizing the risk of damage.

 Fragile labeling and marking: Label each package’s contents and destination address. Use visible “fragile” markings on all sides to warn transport workers to pay particular attention when handling the shipment.

What are the pickup and delivery options for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Once your goods are ready for collection, our team in Nairobi will contact you to advise you. You can collect your parcels from our depots in Nairobi and Mombasa or arrange local delivery at affordable rates.

You can temper and enjoy your purchase from UK delivered by UK Kenya shipping Ltd by sea.

Are there any special handling requirements for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

• When shipping from UK to Kenya, a sender’s inventory must be completed in English.

• The exporter must prepare various import documents for Kenyan ports, including commercial invoices, bills of lading (or other shipping documents), certificates of origin, and any necessary permits or licenses.

These documents are required for customs clearance in UK and Kenya.

Can I ship industrial equipment from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Whatever your sea freight needs to Kenya from the UK, and depending on your delivery time, we offer you a wide choice of sea or air freight services from the UK to Kenya;

we take care of all UK road transport requirements, port security, HSE, UK customs, all country-specific documentation requirements, and all standard shipping documentation needed to ship goods from the UK to Mombasa, in Kenya.

We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd we recommend a reliable Kenyan customs broker who will happily provide quotes directly to your buyers for local customs clearance, handling, and delivery requirements.

What are the payment terms for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

D/P (Documents against payment)

Documents Against Payment, D/P, to the collecting bank that require full payment from the importer before the commercial (transport) documents to the importing party constitute a transaction.

D/P Sight must send a petition to the exporting party via the collecting bank to the importing party to view the invoice payable, pay for the goods, and obtain the shipping documents.

L/C (letter of Credit)

A letter of Credit is a written document in which the bank makes a payment to a third party (beneficiary) or its designee according to the need and order (of the applicant) or on its initiative of Force and by the terms of the letter of Credit with the authorized documents.

On the other hand, a letter of Credit is a written letter provided by a bank with a conditional promise to pay.

T/T (telegraphic transfer)

T/T (Telegraphic Transfer) is a transfer method in which a sender, at the sender’s request, sends a telex or fax to a corresponding branch or bank in another country (i.e., to the issuing bank), requesting payment of a certain amount. to the receiver.

The T/T payment method is settled in foreign currency cash, and the customer will transfer the money to your company’s designated foreign currency bank account.

T/T belongs to trade credit; after the goods are ready, if the total amount of the customer’s goods is the same, you can send the documents straight to the buyer without the bank’s intervention.

MoneyGram

MoneyGram is a global peer-to-peer fast money transfer company that can complete the money transfer process from sender to recipient in more than ten minutes and is fast and convenient. It is similar to Western Union.

The sender does not have to choose a complicated transfer path, and the recipient does not have to open a bank account before transferring money.

Can I ship household goods from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

At  UK Kenya shipping Ltd , we pride ourselves on offering reliable and affordable maritime transport services, connecting the UK to the dynamic landscapes of Kenya.

Whether you are a business looking to import Cargo or individually ship personal items, our ocean freight services provide a solid solution for all your shipping needs.

We’ve covered you, from commercial goods to personal effects and your favorite purchases from Amazon, John Lewis, eBay, ASOS, Shein, and Cosco.

Discover the convenience of ocean shipping, and let us take care of everything else. Your worry-free shipping journey starts here.

Are there any hidden fees for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Ocean freight charges to Kenya Do not include ALL charges that may be suffered in Kenya, such as terminal handling, documentation, customs clearance, examination, quarantine or inspection charges, customs duties, taxes, or storage charges.

Can I ship personal effects from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

If you have many personal belongings that need to be packed and sent to your home, PACK & SEND can arrange for the items to be collected from your UK address and shipped by sea – a cheaper option for large quantities of personal goods. Or particularly large or bulky objects such as bicycles, furniture, or kitchen appliances.

Excess baggage or personal effects is a term used to describe personal effects owned and shipped abroad. No other company in the UK offers the same range of services to international travelers, students, or business people.

Does Sea Cargo offer customs brokerage services for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Customs agents ensure that the movement of goods complies with all necessary laws and regulations. Essentially, they file all the required documents, handle customs clearance, obtain necessary permits, resolve issues, reduce costs, and handle import duties and taxes on your behalf.

You can hire a customs broker even if you work with a freight forwarder. Please note that you will need a customs broker at the port of origin for customs clearance for exports and at the port of arrival for customs clearance for imports.

Please also note that your freight forwarder is not responsible for any additional costs you may incur if the third-party customs freight forwarder causes delays in your shipment.

 What are the documentation requirements for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Some documents are required to complete the import process. According to KRA, the import documents to be attached include the following:

• Original commercial invoice

• Original bill of lading

• Original logbook from the importing country, with a postmark from the country of origin.

• Copy of your PIN code certificate/Copy of articles of association (applicable to companies)

• QISJ Pre-shipment Inspection Certificate or Technical Inspection Certificate

• If you complete all these boxes, you can import cars from UK to  Kenya.

Can I ship artworks from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

You can choose air or sea transportation for your artwork. Air freight allows for quicker arrivals, while sea freight is cheaper. Particular attention should be paid to securely packaging items and providing shipping documentation.

Arrange a local pickup to ensure your package arrives safely. A large item may require special equipment to transport on a truck or other means.

Protect your investment by taking out insurance. Do not assume that insurance coverage is included in your shipment. The amount of coverage must be appropriate to the work of art’s value.

Additional insurance may be needed for particular items, such as artwork.

Does Sea Cargo offer packaging services for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Many industrial companies select to transport their commodities by sea via containers. This mode of transport is convenient because it has significantly lower costs than air or land transport.

Special requirements apply to commodities shipped by sea, just as for air freight. Particular climatic influences must be taken into account for packaging for maritime transport.

We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd offer tailor-made packaging for ocean transport, designed to meet your individual needs and those of your product.

Our packaging is designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions such as salty sea air, severe temperature changes, and persistent humidity.

Can I ship medical supplies from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Goods relating to medical equipment can also be shipped to and from Great Britain. We ship all types of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products worldwide and ensure safe and efficient delivery by guidelines and requirements.

Does Sea Cargo offer freight forwarding services from the UK to Kenya?

Welcome to Sea Freight Services in Kenya. We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we are an international shipping company in Kenya providing sea freight services in the UK and freight in Kenya. We are specialists in sea freight and cargo logistics in Kenya.

We handle sea shipments from London, Manchester, and Birmingham, to name just a few UK cities, to Mombasa and Nairobi. We offer container sea freight and air freight to Kenya from the UK.

 Export sea freight services, logistics, sea freight, sea containers, sea baggage services, sea crate transportation, and excess sea baggage.

Pallet Shipping Service is here to help you with your residential, business, or commercial shipping needs.

Can I ship heavy machinery from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

When calculating shipping costs for your machines, we always need to know the length, width, and height to provide you with an accurate quote. All rates for tall and heavy goods are based on these dimensions.

What are the security measures in place for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Customs Inspection: Kenyan customs officials may inspect goods to verify their contents and ensure compliance with import regulations. This is part of the customs clearance process to prevent the importation of prohibited or restricted items during the port’s processing time for shipments between the UK and Kenya.

Documentation and Customs Clearance: Proper documentation includes a bill of lading, commercial invoice, packing list, certificate of origin, and all other relevant documents before a shipment from the UK arrives at a Kenyan port

These documents are sent to customs clearance at the Kenya port. It is essential to ensure that all required duties, taxes, and charges have been paid or settled prior to the arrival of your shipment.

Does Sea Cargo offer consolidation services for small shipments from the UK to Kenya?

As UK Kenya shipping company specializing in air and sea freight, we ship sea freight from the UK to Kenya. We provide marine shipping services for consolidation and groupage services for less than container loads, less than truckloads, and less than container loads (LCL).

We can also provide special Full Container Load (FCL) shipping services for 20ft and 40ft containers and shipping services for special cargo transport projects from UK to Kenya. We can help you ship all oversized goods, unique shapes and sizes, and custom goods/cargoes from the UK to Kenya. 

We regularly transport goods by sea and air from our depots in London and Manchester. Excess Luggage,  UK Kenya shipping Ltd Company provides ocean freight transportation to and from Kenya, including shipping oversized Cargo for special projects.

We at UK Kenya shipping Ltd we also transport Unconventional Cargo or goods that cannot be transported in regular maritime containers. Our ocean freight services are available for unconventional Cargo and full and partial container loads to Kenya.

What are the storage options for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Dry storage containers, also called standard containers, are often used for shipping. They are available in sizes like 10, 20′, 40′, and high cube variants. High Cube containers provide an additional foot of height, maximizing storage capacity and accommodating goods that require additional vertical space.

Flat Rack Containers are special containers with folding ends and a platform structure with open sides. They are perfect for moving bulky or oddly shaped goods that don’t fit into regular containers.

Open-top containers have a roof that can be removed, making loading and unloading large or bulky goods easier. They work well for goods larger than regular containers.

Refrigerated containers are special containers that regulate the temperature for transporting perishable goods. By maintaining a specific temperature range, they keep the goods fresh and high-quality.

 Does Sea Cargo offer online bookings for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Prepare transportation details

The first step in booking a container for ocean freight is to gather detailed information about the Cargo. This preparation is essential for a smooth shipping process.

Start by declaring the nature of your goods: are they perishable, fragile, dangerous, or require special handling? Knowing the type of Cargo helps you select the correct container.

Make your shipping reservation.

Once you have entered your transportation details, the next step is to book your shipment. This involves selecting a reliable freight forwarder or shipping company. Research and compare different service providers, focusing on their reliability, prices, and customer reviews.

Once you have chosen a service provider, you can contact them to start the booking process. You must provide details of the prepared load, desired shipping dates, and destination information.

Provide shipping information

Once you have selected the correct container, the next step is to provide detailed shipping information to your freight forwarder or shipping company like UK Kenya shipping Ltd. This information is critical to the success of your shipment processing and management. This is what should be included:

Shipper and Consignee Details: Full names and contact details of the Cargo’s shipper (shipper) and consignee (consignee).

Origin and Destination Ports: Specify the ports where your shipment will be loaded and unloaded.

Finalize shipping dates

• Securing shipping dates is a crucial step in the container booking process. Work with your freight forwarder to identify available departures that fit your schedule. Please consider the estimated transit time and possible delays such as customs clearance or holidays.

Setting dates well in advance will make planning easier and ensure your shipment arrives on time. Remember that flexibility can sometimes lead to more favorable rates or options, so keep an open mind about departure and arrival times.

What are the documentation fees for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

£15 PER B/L This fee is in addition to the standard documentation costs (£20/£42/£75). Blocklist CERTIFICATE (SPECIFIED) Certificate fee £20.00.

Blacklist certificate stating that all parties involved, including the bank and shipping company, are not blocked and that the vessel will not call at the defined ports.

What are the pickup locations for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

To handle large Cargo by sea in international trade logistics, Plan ahead, Identify cargo size, weight, and special requirements, choose the correct ship, and Secure permissions and approvals.

Does Sea Cargo offer real-time tracking for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

Tracking and Tracing

Customers can track and monitor sea freight shipments in real-time using UDS. Customers benefit from access to real-time shipment tracking information and the assurance that their items are transported safely.

 Can I ship construction materials from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Some building materials may have shipping restrictions for safety or regulatory reasons. Dangerous materials may need special handling and documentation.

Please ensure observance with applicable laws and regulations before shipping.

What are the delivery options for shipments from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

ECONOMICAL SHIPPING WITH LCL SHIPPING

International shipping by sea is cheaper than shipping items by air. However, we ensure you get the most out of your shipments using less than one container load (LCL).

We specialize in this international ocean freight service, where you consolidate your shipment with many other freight forwarders and then ship your goods conveniently through our network of leading shipping companies.

You can ship door-to-door or port-to-port (where you pick up the item) delivery. So, whatever deal you want to make, we at UK Kenya shipping Ltd we have a solution for you when shipping by sea.

Does Sea Cargo offer packaging assistance for fragile items from the UK to Kenya?

Shipping fragile items, whether an antique vase or an electronic device, can be a stressful experience. The fear of damage during transportation can be a source of anxiety for both the sender and the recipient.

However, with proper packaging and shipping techniques, the safe delivery of fragile items can be ensured. In this blog, we look at how to ensure the safe delivery of fragile items during transit.

1. Choose the right shipping company. The first step to ensuring the safe carriage of fragile items is to choose a reliable shipping company that specializes in controlling fragile items.

A good shipping company like UK Kenya shipping Ltd is experienced in handling delicate and valuable items and has the necessary tools and equipment to protect your shipment.

Use Sturdy Packaging Materials .The packaging materials you use are essential to protecting your fragile items during transit. Use high-quality, durable packing materials like bubble wrap, foam, and packing peanuts to create a cushion around the item.

Ensure the item is completely covered and there are no gaps in the box.

What are the weight limits for individual packages when shipping from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

The maximum container weight is the “Maximum Gross Cargo Weight” indicated on the container door. This is typically around £55,000 for a 40ft container. But most shippers try to adhere to legal road weight restrictions. For example, in the United States, road restrictions limit gross weight to 80,000 pounds for a standard semi-trailer.

If you’re shipping bulky goods, such as unassembled furniture or stone or metal products, it may make financial sense to maximize the container’s weight and then pay extra for specialized ground transportation.

If you add an extra £10,000 to each container, you’ll ship 25% fewer containers, so the savings at sea can more than offset the additional road transport costs. This depends on the product.

Can I ship commercial goods from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Whatever your sea freight needs to Kenya from the UK, and depending on your delivery time, we at UK Kenya shipping Ltd  we offer you a wide choice of sea or air freight services from the UK to Kenya;

we take care of all UK road transport requirements, port security, HSE, UK customs, all country-specific documentation requirements, and all standard shipping documentation needed to ship goods from the UK to Mombasa, in Kenya.

We recommend a reliable Kenyan customs broker who will happily provide quotes directly to your buyers for local customs clearance, handling, and delivery requirements.

 Does Sea Cargo offer cargo insurance for shipments from the UK to Kenya?

When transporting goods, goods must be insured from origin to destination (door to door) to limit unexpected costs and future surprises.

By analyzing the details of each shipment, we ensure that we provide the best coverage to address a wide range of risks that your cargo faces during transit.

At UK Kenya shipping Ltd , we offer transportation insurance for almost all types of Cargo, including project cargo (heavy and extra oversized), automobiles, machinery (used or new), and theft-sensitive Cargo.

Can I ship automotive parts from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Many car parts are classified as dangerous goods. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you can’t send them. There are more apparent substances, such as engine oils and brake fluids.

Then there are things you might not expect, like airbags and hubcap cleaning fluids.

What are the documentation requirements for shipping personal effects from the UK to Kenya with Sea Cargo?

Household items and personal items

• Requested documents.

• Original passport (for returning residents: a passport used within the last two years or previous years.

• Original Bill of Lading (OBL)/Air Waybill (AWB)

• Original work permit.

• Packing list.

• Declaration form C-18, signed by the sender (baggage claim form)

• Detailed inventory

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