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Portsmouth UK to Barbados is just 9 days on our direct service. The rest of the Islands we export to are covered in just an additional 3 days. Geest Line is the fastest and most reliable way to get your cargo to the Caribbean Islands. Email us with your cargo details for a quote at [email protected] or call our dedicated team 01489 873500.

Yes – we ship temperature control chilled and frozen cargo in reefer containers to all our Islands. We not only ship full loads we are able to ship less than container loads – LCL Shipment. Email us with your cargo details for a quote at [email protected] or call our dedicated team 01489 873500.

Yes, you can! No matter what size, model, or shape. We can ship under deck providing the vehicle moves under its own power or in containers if that suits you better. Email us with your cargo details for a quote at [email protected]ine.com or call our dedicated team 01489 873500.

The most important question! Geest offers extremely competitive rates to ship cargo to the Caribbean. All you need to do is get in contact with your requirements and we can efficiently provide you with a quote so that you know exactly how much you shipment will cost with no hidden extra charges. Email us with your cargo details for a quote at [email protected] or call our dedicated team 01489 873500.

Geest Line ships from Europe through the port of Flushing (near Antwerp) and from the Portsmouth from the UK. Both port partners are fully equipped and ready to handle whatever cargo to have for us. We sail weekly in a Thursday from Flushing and a Sunday. We have a team of shipping experts ready to offer you guidance and advice. Email us with your cargo details for a quote at [email protected] or call our dedicated team 01489 873500.

Glossary

Cargo that is not containerized including out of gauge cargoes

Cost and Freight – Title, risk and insurance cost pass to buyer when delivered on board the ship by seller who pays the transportation cost to the destination port. Used for sea or inland waterway transportation.

Cost, Insurance and Freight – Title and risk pass to buyer when delivered on board the ship by seller who pays transportation and insurance cost to destination port. Used for sea or inland waterway transportation.
Term used for multiple cargo pieces that are loaded as one shipment usually into a container.

Customs processing charge. Charge made for customs export and import clearance.

Delivered Duty Paid – Title and risk pass to buyer when seller delivers goods to named destination point cleared for import. Used for any mode of transportation.

 Delivered Duty Unpaid – Title, risk and responsibility of import clearance pass to buyer when seller delivers goods to named destination point. Used for any mode of transportation. Buyer is obligated for import clearance.

Delivered Ex Quay (Duty Paid) – Title and risk pass to buyer when delivered on board the ship at the destination point by the seller who delivers goods on dock at destination point cleared for import. Used for sea or inland waterway transportation.

Dangerous Goods Notice

Delivered Ex Ship – Title, risk, responsibility for vessel discharge and import clearance pass to buyer when seller delivers goods on board the ship to destination port. Used for sea or inland waterway transportation.

Ex Works – Title and risk pass to buyer including payment of all transportation and insurance cost from the seller’s door. Used for any mode of transportation.

Free Alongside Ship – Title and risk pass to buyer including payment of all transportation and insurance cost once delivered alongside ship by the seller. Used for sea or inland waterway transportation. The export clearance obligation rests with the seller.

Free Carrier – Title and risk pass to buyer including transportation and insurance cost when the seller delivers goods cleared for export to the carrier. Seller is obligated to load the goods on the Buyer’s collecting vehicle; it is the Buyer’s obligation to receive the Seller’s arriving vehicle unloaded.

Full container load.

Free On Board and risk pass to buyer including payment of all transportation and insurance cost once delivered on board the ship by the seller. Used for sea or inland waterway transport.

Less than container load or part shipment.

Identifies containers and vessels that can chill cargoes to set temperatures.

Standard Shipping note used for delivery and identification purposes.

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