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Third Heathrow Runway Decision Delayed

The UK government recently extended the deadline for a decision to be made on the construction of a third runway at the world’s fourth busiest airport.

UK Government officials have this week delayed the decision on whether a third runway should be built at the world’s fourth busiest airport, London Heathrow. Although the original...

Lithium Battery Ban Rejected

Rechargeable lithium batteries will continue to be carried in the holds of passenger aircraft.

The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) panel met in Montreal, Canada earlier this month to discuss whether the rules and regulations surrounding the transportation ...

Warning of Fake Security Seals

Cargo thieves are using the latest technology to hijack valuable cargo container shipments.

Goods travelling in containers are secured with bolt seals at origin. If the seal is still intact when it arrives at destination, a customer can usually be satisfied that the goods...

China Restricts Hazardous Cargo

Chinese ports have stepped up restrictions on the transportation of hazardous goods at their facilities.

Due to the recent deadly explosions which took place within a container storage facility at the Chinese port of Tianjin, the local and national authorities have introduced stringen...

Port of Felixstowe Expansion

Plans have been submitted to Suffolk Coastal council which could see the Port of Felixstowe double its port capacity by 2030.

Felixstowe, which is already the UK’s largest port has large investment plans for the future. The port, which already handles 44% of all UK container traffic, is set to extend ber...

Zimbabwe CBCA Programme Deferred

The Zimbabwe CBCA programme has been temporarily deferred after being in operation for only ten days.

The Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) programme was introduced on 16 May 2015 to reduce hazardous and inferior imported products and improve customs duty collection in...

MSC Oscar arrives in the UK

The largest container ship in the world docked in the UK for the first time this morning.

At around 11:30 today, MSC Oscar arrived into the Port of Felixstowe. The container ship is 396 metres long (or nearly four football pitches) and can carry 19,224 standard contain...

EORI Application Goes Online

HMRC have announced that the EORI Application is now available to be completed online.

Tudor International Freight welcome this new development which is hoped will improve the speed and efficiency of the application process for new importers and exporters. Previousl...

Happy Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is one of the most important occasions in Asia.

The Chinese calendar assigns different animals to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years. Today marks the arrival of the Year of the Goat, which generally signifies good fortune a...

ASHI for Ghana Shipments

The rules for goods entering the sea ports of Ghana are changing. From next month an ASHI number will be required on all shipments entering the country.

The Government of Ghana will begin implementation of the Advanced Shipment Information (ASHI) on 1st March 2015. The ASHI will provide Ghanaian ports with consignment information ...

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Customs Clearance

Customs Clearance At Tudor International Freight we have the ability to provide customs clearance for your import and export shipments across all UK sea terminals and airports.

Export Services

Export Services Tudor International Freight provide export services by air, sea and road for a range of companies varying in size, location and business sector.

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Freight Packaging We understand the importance of using the correct freight packaging materials and supplies to protect your cargo as it moves across the world.

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Documentation It is easy to become confused with shipping documentation. We can assist you with certificates of origin, export licenses, air waybills and much more.