Ascope shipping is able to assist you in shipping your car or cargo from UK to most parts of the world through container shipping service.

20 Foot and 40 Foot Container Shipping Services

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This service involves the shipping vehicles and personal effects/cargo in a private container i.e 20 foot, shared 40 foot, full 40ft and 40ft high cube containers. A 20 foot container has room for only one vehicle and a few personal belongings and 40 foot container accommodates two cars and a few items.

You may be required to deliver the vehicle/cargo to Grays depot in Essex for loading into a container by our agents. Containers are slightly more expensive than RO-RO method of overseas shipping due to safety element & because you are paying for the whole 20ft or 40ft container.

Container service is mainly for those who wish to ship vehicles / cargo in a safe and enclosed environment. We offer high quality shipping containers at competitive prices. Our containers are designed and manufactured to transport cargo via ship, truck and rail.

We also offer a complete delivery and collection service for our containers, meaning that you can load or unload anywhere in the UK. Vehicles can either be exported in 20ft containers or in 40ft containers combined with the owner’s household goods. These are secured in the container by cables and straps that hold them in place.

The greatest advantage of shipping your vehicle in a container is security as it ensures that your vehicle would not be dented and scratched during loading and unloading or knocked about during the sea voyage.

At the same time, sealed containers eliminate the risk of having your car stereo and other accessories stolen. If you plan to ship spare parts with your vehicle, the only good option is by containers.

20ft and 40ft Container service offered to countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Cyprus, Malta, Australia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Cameroon, Benin, Togo, Albania, Liberia, Angola, Turkey, Greece, Argentina, Gambia, Trinidad, Botswana, Canada, Dubai, Barbados, Trinidad, Guinea, Hong Kong, Senegal and many more..

Container Measurements:

Please find the shipping container measurements below:

Standard 20ft Container dimensions are L=5.88m x W= 2.32m x H=2.34m

Standard 40ft Container dimensions are L=12m x W= 2.32m x H=2.37m

40ft High Cube container dimensions are L=12m x W=2.32m x H= 2.7m

Vehicles / cargo are shipped on a weekly basis on the container shipping service and depart from port of Tilbury in Essex, Sheerness in Kent, Felixstowe port, Liverpool, Ipswich port and Southampton port. Please feel free to Contact us for a quotation.