2018

Yearly Archives

  • Karting for Rainbows

    Geest Line once again took part in the annual charity go-karting event organised by GDM Lindex, this year supporting Rainbows Children’s Hospice.  A fiercely competitive field of 25 teams took part in the 100-minute endurance race, raising £2745 in the process for Rainbows. The Geest Line team qualified on pole position but ended up down in […]

  • Geest Haulage

    Latest thoughts on the state of the UK haulage industry by Jeremy Bristow

    Geest Line’s Commercial General Manager, Jeremy Bristow, was recently interviewed by Lloyd’s Loading List for an article on container haulage. “While one-off and external factors such as the disruption at Felixstowe, road network congestion, rail availability and high cargo volumes have aggravated the situation, the underlying cause is the chronically poor health of the trucking […]

  • Port of Dover

    Shipper Notice – Revision of BAF

    NOTICE TO SHIPPERS, IMPORTERS AND AGENTS REVISION OF BAF (BUNKER ADJUSTMENT FACTOR) You will be aware that there has been a considerable increase in fuel costs in recent weeks. Regrettably we can no longer absorb the increases and advise that the BAF rates will be as follows: 10′ Container: USD $169.00 20′ Container: USD $337.00 […]

  • Caribbean Sea

    Antigua and St. Kitts Service Resurrection

    Good news!  We are resuming our Caribbean shipping service into both Antigua and St. Kitts. From the 1st of May we will accept cargo for these island calls.  Please read the announcement here for full details. A new sailing schedule will be issued very shortly with details of the revised service.  We look forward to servicing […]

  • Suspension of Le Havre and Martinique Calls

    It is with regret that Geest Line announces the suspension of the calls into Le Havre and Martinique as a result of current market conditions. The extra pressure on the service arising from extending the Geest Line service to Colombia has meant that we are unable to serve the French market in a reliable manner […]

  • Port of Dover

    Geest Line Relocates Cargo Handling to Dover

    Geest Line is relocating its south of England cargo handling to Dover following fleet expansion. The company’s move from Portsmouth has been prompted by the need to accommodate revised scheduling times involving the weekend discharge of cargoes. It comes as Geest replaces its fleet of four charter vessels with five larger and newer ships, increasing […]