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Ocean Freight

At Wallis Shipping we are recognised by the logistics industry as one of the top freight forwarding companies in the UK for ocean freight container and LCL services.

Based in the East of England, we are experts in sea freight to and from short sea and deep sea locations, and can assist you with exporting, importing and cross-trade shipments of all shapes and sizes.

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What can Wallis Shipping arrange for you with our Ocean freight service?

  • Full container loads (FCL)

  • Less than container loads (LCL) and consolidation

  • Refrigerated and reefer containers

  • Out-of-gauge (OOG) / non-containerised cargo

  • Ro-Ro (Roll on, Roll off)

  • Cargo collection and delivery

  • Warehousing and packing/unpacking services

  • VGM container weighing services

  • Logistics management & consultancy

  • Freight marine insurance

  • Commercial documentation and customs clearance

  • Letter of Credit services

  • Hazardous cargo

Wallis are a UK freight forwarder with a global footprint, we can assist exporters and importers of all shapes and sizes across the globe. We operate across the world’s major economic regions and serve all the main trade routes to:

  • Europe

  • Asia

  • North America

  • South America

  • Africa

  • Australasia

Ocean freight 

We have developed strong relationships with all the major shipping lines over our 35 years in freight forwarding, meaning we can pass on the best rates with priority vessel space and equipment. Our ocean shipping services for full container load (FCL) and less than container load (LCL) are consistently reliable and competitive.

Our international freight management team will work out the best routes for you to get your goods from A to B in the fastest transit time possible. We can help advise you on the most suitable mode of transport, work out your stowage plans, assist with your export documentation, customs formalities and your export packing requirements.


We’ll even help you get paid for exports when you utilise our specialist Letter of Credit services. Once you are ready to ship we can offer you the most cost effective and reliable services to meet your customer’s demands.

Delivering a local service on a global scale

We work with a carefully selected group of global partners, chosen for their ability to deliver highly flexible services and the solutions you need to meet the requirements of your business and your markets. Our Ocean freight services give you both the highest levels of service and total peace of mind.

Wallis Shipping is uniquely placed in the East of England, on the border of Essex and Suffolk, within equal reach of the UK’s largest ocean freight ports – Felixstowe, Lowestoft, Harwich and DP World London Gateway, making Wallis Shipping the freight forwarder of choice for many UK and global manufacturers and retailers. 

Some of the areas our clients specialise in are

Food and Drink
Food & Drink
Specialist Vehicles
Specialist Vehicles
Energy and Renewables
Energy & Renewables
Heavy Machinery
Construction & Engineering

We understand how to manage the challenges that come with importing and exporting overseas.

Here at Wallis Shipping we can help you with the whole process.

Still have some questions? Head over to our FAQs or get in touch with our team

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Ocean Freight

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