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The booking process with RW Freight Services is very simple and easy. I just send over an email with all the shipment details on, and always receive a booking confirmation when my booking has been made.

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RW Freight always deliver my import shipments on time, very happy to be using them again and again.

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The Importing process was very good and there were no problems, RW Freight provided an excellent service.

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Stacks of international freight containers on a port quay

SOLAS is the short-hand for the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.

It is an international maritime treaty which requires countries to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation.

The up to date version is maintained by the International Maritime Organisation.

Under SOLAS VI regulations effective from 1st July 2016 every shipping container will be required to have a VGM – Verified Gross Mass, which is made up of the weight of all the cargo and packaging in the container, plus the weight of the container itself.

The MCA – Maritime Coastguard Agency administer method 2 approval applications to verify VGM as a ‘Verified Weigher’

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Lobster exports to China drop

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UK exports remain at record high

The National Statistics Office on Monday 10 September issued results showing that UK exports to the world rose by 5.2% compared to the same time last year. The service sector continues to thrive with exports up 3.9% to a record ...Read More

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Ireland chooses used car imports while sterling is weak

Consumers in the Republic of Ireland continue to take advantage of the weakness in sterling, by importing used cars from the UK. The number of imported vehicles licensed in the Irish State during the first eight months of the year ...Read More

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