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  • Geest Line returning to Portsmouth

    After nearly two years of service at Dover we are pleased to announce a return to Portsmouth after successfully negotiating a five year deal. We would like to thank the Port of Dover for their support since January 2018 enabling us to maintain and grow our business during this period. For further information please see […]

  • New Schedule Success

    New Schedule Success

    After another difficult winter season crossing the Atlantic Geest Line’s new schedule for 2019 has proved to be a great success.

  • Shippers Notice – Port Issues Dominica

    PORT ISSUES DOMINICA We regret to advise, and until further notice, Geest Line will be calling Roseau Dominica monthly for delivery and discharge of cargoes. Geest Line will continue to call fortnightly for container repatriation (port congestion issues) but only one vessel per month will be used for import cargoes to Dominica. This decision has […]

  • 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 […]