Shipping in United Kingdom

To ensure smooth end-to-end delivery of your products, we offer strong inland transportation services in one single transaction. Our intermodal shipping services connect key intermodal service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world.

Supported intermodal modes in United Kingdom

barge-y

Barge

rail-y

Rail

truck-y

Truck

Depot

Our intermodal shipping services connect key intermodal service points and major container ports with each other and to the rest of the world. With rail coverage, trucking, feeder, and depots, you don’t need to transact with multiple suppliers or coordinate several hand overs.

LOCATION AND DEPOT CONNECTION
FEEDER RAIL TRUCK
Belfast -Belfast Containers
Birmingham -Pentalver Transport -Freightliner
Doncaster -Freightliner
Felixstowe -Pentalver Transport
Grangemouth -Duncan Adams
Leeds -Freightliner -Maritime Transport
Liverpool -Seaforth Container terminal
London Gateway -Pentalver Transport
Manchester -Freightliner -Maritime Transport
Portbury -Portbury Dock
Sheffield -Newell and Wright
Teesport -Teesport
Tilbury -Pentalver Transport
Tyne Dock -Tyne Logistics
Widnes -Stobart Ports

  • Scotland is served via Grangemouth (GBGMO) feeder
  • North East England is served via South Shields (GBSSH) or Teesport (GBTEE) feeders
  • North West England and Yorkshire are served via main ports, Felixstowe (GBFXS), Tilbury (GBTBY) & London Gateway (GBLGP) or via Liverpool (GBLPL) feeder
  • Midlands are served by rail via Felixstowe (GBFXS) and truck via Tilbury (GBTBY) & London Gateway (GBLGP)
  • South Wales & South West England are served via main ports, Felixstowe (GBFXS), Tilbury (GBTBY) & London Gateway (GBLGP) or via Portbury (GBA2I) feeder 
  • South & East England are served via main ports, Felixstowe (GBFXS), Tilbury (GBTBY) & London Gateway (GBLGP)
  • Northern Ireland is served via Belfast (GBBFS) feeder

Restrictions

Please note the following restrictions that apply


Gross Vehicle Weight 44000 Kilos
Hazardous Cargo No Class 1; No Class 7
Tank Containers Carrier Haulage not available
OOG Cargo By prior arrangement only
Break Bulk Carrier Haulage not available
Specialised chassis By prior arrangement only
  • No live reefer by rail
  • No 45’ by rail
  • Empty restitution of merchant haulage containers at inland depots or ports other than original discharge port is subject to payment of the drop-off fee

North East England – Hull, Immingham, Teesport, South Shields, Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Hull Weekly feeder service N15 discharging imports and loading exports via Rotterdam every Saturday. Yes No Yes No
Immingham Weekly feeder service N15, connecting via Rotterdam, arriving Friday and departing Saturday. Yes No Yes Yes
Teesport Two feeder services each week (N15 & N17) connect your cargo via Rotterdam or Felixstowe. Use our road haulage from Teesport for direct access to the A66 Trans-Pennine East and West routes and A19/A1 M1 national motorway links for North and South. Yes No Yes Yes
South Shields Weekly feeder service (N13) arriving Sunday, departing Tuesday, connecting via Rotterdam and Felixstowe,. Your facilities in the North East can benefit from direct door-to-door solutions thanks to easy access to the A1, A19 and A69 from the Port of Tyne. Yes No Yes Yes
Leeds Connect in and out of Leeds Industrial Zone, the city centre and the major industrial markets of Yorkshire and the North East with daily rail services (Mon – Sat) and extensive road coverage. Yes Up to 4 trains per day No Yes
Doncaster Direct access to and from Felixstowe via daily train services (mon-sat) opens up a world of trade opportunities for you and your business, right from your door. Yes Up to 6 trains per day No No
Sheffield Sheffield depot offers you road haulage in and around South Yorkshire, perfect in location to connect you with daily rail services to and from Felixstowe in Doncaster. Yes No No No

North West England – Liverpool, Widnes and Manchester

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Liverpool Connect directly into the North West with our road haulage services from Liverpool. The port benefits from direct links to the M53, M57, M62 and M6 (M58) motorways.
Feeder services 47P (calls Wednesday/Thursday), N12 (calls Saturday/Sunday) and N16 (calls Thursday) connect via Rotterdam.
Yes No 2 services via ROT Yes
Widnes Move your cargo in and out of the North West with ease thanks to rail links between Widnes and Felixstowe Mon – Sat and NEW CONNECTIONS from London Gateway Mon – Fri. All rail services are supported by extensive road haulage for door-to-door solutions for your key locations. Yes Up to 6 trains per day No No
Manchester Manchester is a crucial rail and distribution hub in the North West. Connect to and from Felixstowe Mon-Fri by rail and throughout the North West and into Yorkshire via road. Yes Up to 10 trains per day No No

Midlands – Birmingham and Cannock

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Birmingham Situated right in the heart of England, with excellent road links to surrounding areas you can connect into the Maersk Line network from the Midlands via road and rail. Once at our depot, your cargo can Yes Up to 9 trains per day No No
Cannock Strategically placed, Cannock depot offers road solutions which stretch throughout the midlands and link seamlessly to our rail network via Birmingham. Yes No No Yes

South West – Southampton, Portsmouth and Cardiff

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Southampton Ideally located close to the M27, your cargo can link up to our global network thanks to seamless door-to-door solutions via road and the ABP Southampton. Feeder service N16 discharges imports via Rotterdam on Friday/Saturday and loads exports via Rotterdam on Monday/Tuesday each week. Yes No 1 service via ROT Yes
Portsmouth Our road services connect Portsmouth and its state-of-the-art fruit and vegetable facility with our vast inland network – ideal for your cargo and connecting your suppliers. Yes No No Yes
Cardiff Cardiff is a crucial rail and distribution hub in South Wales, whilst also giving access to the South West of England. 5 trains a week ensures your cargo keeps moving to your end destination. Yes 5 trains per week No Yes

South East – London Gateway, Tilbury and Felixstowe

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Tilbury With fast access to London and the South East, Tilbury gives you the opportunity to link directly with the Maersk Line ocean network via road. Yes No No Yes
London Gateway London Gateway’s proximity to the A13, A130, A12, M25 and M11 mean you can rely on our road solutions to connect your cargo seamlessly to our ocean network. Our NEW RAIL CONNECTION from London Gateway to Widnes gives you a direct connection to the North West of England 5 days a week. Yes 5 trains per week No Yes
Felixstowe Connect your cargo to our global network thanks to extensive road and rail links. Up to 18 import trains and 16 export trains and road haulage offers your business door-to-door solutions covering whole of the UK. Yes Up to 34 trains per day No Yes

Scotland & Northern Ireland – Grangemouth and Belfast

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Grangemouth Situated in the heart of Scotland, our road operations from offer you fast access direct between our twice weekly feeder services (N15) and your door with ease. Yes No Yes No
Belfast Our road haulage solutions in Northern Ireland offer your supply chain door-to-door deliveries/collections that can unlock new opportunities for Global Trade. Feeder services 48H and N12 connecting via Rotterdam Yes No 2 weekly services via ROT Yes

Ireland – Dublin, Cork and Belview Port (Waterford)

Port/inland hub Served by road Served by rail Served by Feeder Reefer facility
Dublin Extensive road infrastructure offers your supply chain fluidity when you need it most to and from Dublin Port. Feeder services 47P, 48H and N16 connecting via Rotterdam. Yes No Yes Yes
Cork Unlock the South West of Ireland and link your supply chain to global trade with our road solutions to and from the Port of Cork. Feeder services 46P and N16 handle imports and exports via all terminals in Rotterdam. Yes No Yes Yes
Belview Port (Waterford) Covering South East Ireland with particular focus on locally produced export commodities. Feeder service 47P covers both imports and exports via main terminals in Rotterdam, calling each Saturday. Yes No Yes Yes

Felixstowe to Widnes

Import: Export:
Mon:3 trains Mon:2 trains
Tue:3 trains Tue:3 trains
Wed:3 trains Wed:3 trains
Thu:3 trains Thu:3 trains
Fri:3 trains Fri:3 trains
Sat:1 train Sat:2 trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

Felixstowe to Manchester

Import: Export:
Mon:5 trains Mon:2 trains
Tue:5 trains Tue:5 trains
Wed:5 trains Wed:5 trains
Thu:5 trains Thu:5 trains
Fri:5 trains Fri:5 trains
Sat:No train Sat:3 trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

Felixstowe to Leeds

Import: Export:
Mon:1 trains Mon:No trains
Tue:2 trains Tue:2 trains
Wed:2 trains Wed:2 trains
Thu:2 trains Thu:2 trains
Fri:2 trains Fri:2 trains
Sat:1 train Sat:2 trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

Felixstowe to Doncaster

Import: Export:
Mon:1 trains Mon:2 trains
Tue:3 trains Tue:3 trains
Wed:3 trains Wed:3 trains
Thu:3 trains Thu:3 trains
Fri:3 trains Fri:3 trains
Sat:2 train Sat:1 trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

Felixstowe to Birminghan

Import: Export:
Mon:4 trains Mon:4 trains
Tue:5 trains Tue:4 trains
Wed:5 trains Wed:4 trains
Thu:5 trains Thu:4 trains
Fri:5 trains Fri:4 trains
Sat:3 train Sat:2 trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

Felixstowe to Cardiff

Import: Export:
Mon:1 trains Mon:1 trains
Tue:1 trains Tue:1 trains
Wed:1 trains Wed:1 trains
Thu:1 trains Thu:1 trains
Fri:1 trains Fri:1 trains
Sat:No train Sat:No trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

London Gateway to Widnes

Import: Export:
Mon:1 trains Mon:1 trains
Tue:1 trains Tue:1 trains
Wed:1 trains Wed:1 trains
Thu:1 trains Thu:1 trains
Fri:1 trains Fri:1 trains
Sat:No train Sat:No trains
Sun:No trains Sun:No trains

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