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  • Is Your Weight Compliant?

    No this is not the latest fad diet! – it is the amended International Maritime Organisation (IMO) legislation of the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to ensure packed containers have a ‘verified weight’ prior to being loaded onto vessel. The legislation takes effect from 1st July 2016, Geest Line as a responsible carrier takes this legislation very […]

  • Geest Line helps local charity festival raise £12,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

    Bradfest is an annual open air live music event which takes place in the grounds of Woodlands Park, Otterbourne near Winchester. On the 14th June 2000, Bradley was tragically killed in a road accident near his home in Hampshire, just four days after his 9th birthday. Bradley’s Foundation was formed by Tina and Gary Dine with […]

  • m/v KLIPPER STREAM sails on her 100th voyage for Geest Line

    Prior to sailing from Albert Johnson Quay, Portsmouth (Tuesday 11 Aug 15) for her 100th voyage for the UK’s premier Caribbean shipping line, MV Klipper Stream hosted a celebration lunch for her crew, members of MMD and Geest Line. Captain Peter Dixon, the Managing Director of Geest Line, presented the ship’s Master, Captain Gerard Flippo, with […]

  • Atlantic Ocean Rowing Challenge

    Geest Line are proud to announce sponsorship of the Wadadli Atlantic rowing team based in Antigua. The challenge commences in December 2015 from La Gomera in the Canary Islands and there starts the adventure crossing the Atlantic to arrive in English Harbour, Antigua. The team leader Dr Nick Fuller decided to take up the challenge […]

  • Geest Line Transit Insurance product

    During transit, your cargo is exposed to various risks, despite the safety measures put in place by carriers. Damages or losses may occur during handling, storage or transport operations which could have a serious impact on your business and finances. To manage this risk and enhance your shipping experience – Geest Line has developed insurance solutions for you that […]

  • Double success for Geest Line

    Geest Line are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a proportion of a major trade lane from a famous beer producer. The award comes after lengthy tendering, and it is a first for Geest Line to be moving cargoes on behalf of this highly respected Global company. Geest are also pleased to announce […]

  • Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) Conference

    Geest Line Executives attended the Caribbean Shipping Association 44th annual AGM, Conference and Expo this year held by the Dominican Republic National association in Punta Cana at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort.  The conference was the ideal location for over 350 attendees this year making this conference one of the largest attended in CSA history. Many varied topics […]

  • Low Sulphur Surcharge ‘ECA’ (Emissions Control Area)

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the legal governing body for International Shipping and subsidiary of the United Nations (UN), sets the global sulphur emissions limits for marine fuels as per international convention MARPOL Annex VI Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from ships.Within Europe it is covered by regional agreement under European Directive 2012/33/EU. […]

  • Geest Line welcomed into BIFA

    Geest Line are pleased to announce their membership to the British International Freight Association. BIFA is the trade association for UK-registered companies engaged in international movement of freight by all modes of transport – air, road, rail and sea. BIFA has around 1,500 corporate members, which offer a wide range of services within the logistics and supply […]

  • Local Documentation Fee

    Consignees/Importers &/or their Agents should be aware that with effect from 1st October 2014 a local charge of $28 per B/L will be applied by Admiral Shipping Ltd on all imports. As part of their unwavering commitment to customers, Admiral Shipping endeavours to deliver the most competitive and dependable transportation value. Due to dramatic increases in administrative costs, their […]

  • A First in Martinique

    Geest Line would like to congratulate Veronique Seremes on becoming the first Lady Pilot in the French West Indies. Veronique had worked as a Chief officer for SNCM Ferry company in France but had always since childhood wanted to one day become a Pilot and in December 2013 she passed her Pilot exams and in […]