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                                           Container Shipping to melbourne                                                                                       

Container Shipping to melbourne, Excess Luggage Company; an independent Freight Forwarding Company incorporated in the Uk in the late 90s, we offer dedicated Sea container shipping services for 20FT, 40FT, 40Ft HC and refrigerated sea shipping containers as well as other containers for shipping to melbourne. Shippers of business, commercial cargo / freight or personal belongings, Furniture and Household effects. Cargo shipping to melbourne by Sea Freight.


We believe in steady organic growth for our company and our clients needs, our private and commercial clients like our customer service orientated approach. We handle all modes of Sea Container cargo transport enabling us to manage all Export and import requirements, be it special project sea cargo or the traditional movement by sea Freight, Ocean Cargo, Ocean freight or even urgent express air cargo service. Sea containers from Uk to melbourne. 

Excess Luggage Company can assist in the export of goods like furniture and household effects to melbourne using a dedicated 20ft, 40ft and 40ft High cube containers. Dedicated, individual Empty containers can also be delivered to our customers / clients at their home, office or warehouse and you will have two and Half Hours (2.5) hours loading time to enable you to load the goods. If you take longer than three hours to load the goods, we will charge 75 per hour extra until you finish loading your furniture or household effects. We offer the following types of containers which can be used to ship commercial goods as well as furniture, household effects, machinery etc to melbourne from the UK .

o    20 foot container (20ft), TEU Dry van to melbourne from UK          

o    40 foot container (40ft), FEU Dry Van to melbourne from UK

o    40 foot High Cube container (40ft), FEU Dry van to melbourne from UK

Container sizes below for your information for shipping to melbourne

Container Type /

Max Weight

20 FOOT Container


40 FOOT Container


40 F00T High Cube


Inside Length




Inside Width




Inside Height





Terms Used in shipping by Sea to melbourne

          FCL. Abbreviation for “Full Container Load

          TEU. Abbreviation for” Twenty foot Equivalent Unit.”

          FEU. Abbreviation for “Forty-Foot Equivalent Units.” Refers to container size standard of forty feet.


UK Shipping to melbourne, Shipping transit times on via sea container to melbourne are:-

Perth: 36 days Approx
melbourne: 30 days Approx.
Melbourne: 44 days Approx.
melbourne: 41Approx.
Sydney: 40 days Approx.

20 foot Container Shipping sales London Free Phone UK: 0800 096 38 39

40 foot Container Shipping sales UK local telephone Number / Int’l: + 44 (0) 845 270 7186

e-mail: info@excessluggage.co.uk


Excess Luggage Company Address: MetEx House; 496a Great West Road, London Heathrow airport, Hounslow. TW5 0TE.

The Container loading fee will be charged depending on the amount of Cargo to be loaded. The Container will depart from the United Kingdom (UK) within 7 to 10 days from the day of loading subject to customs. The times stated above are for time at sea sailing / transport, please also allow for loading in the UK from docks, customs clearance and delivery upon arrival at destination port.

         Ship, Send, Load 20 foot container (20ft), TEU to melbourne from UK          

         Ship, Send, Load 40 foot container (40ft), FEU to melbourne from UK

         Ship, Send, Load 40 foot High Cube container (40ft), FEU to melbourne from Uk


Container Loading services:

We also offer full Container loading service for clients who may wish to use this service at our Warehouses located in the UK from Bristol. Felixstowe, Glasgow, Heathrow, Ipswich, Liverpool, Thames port, Tilbury, Southampton. Once the container is loaded on to the vessel for sailing / shipping to melbourne our Customers can track each and every Container until it reaches it final destination.


Note: Rates do not include loading/lashing @ GBP 295 per 20 foot and GBP 495 per 40 ft. For those wishing to take delivery of the container to their home address/office/warehouse there will be no loading lashing fee however collection / delivery /haulage cost will apply depending on location. Please call customer services on 0845 270 7186 or email info@excessluggage.co.uk for more details.


Please note if you are loading from a private address / residence, please make sure you have a parking permit organised from your local council as well as parking space for the lorry to park when it arrives.

Self loading: please take Health and Safety in to mind when self loading and have ample man power to load Container (i.e) 5 to 7 fit and strong people to assist with loading as container is on a back of the lorry about 5.5ft off the ground approx.


Container Shipping service to melbourne from the UK:

Container - Car and Vehicle Shipping

This is the preferred method for shipping high value vehicles and classic cars. We can collect your car from any UK address or you can opt to save some costs and deliver to our nominated depot. Which ever container method you choose our loading team will Load / Lash / Shunt / chock-off and securely strap your vehicle into position to ensure safe passage whilst on its journey to melbourne. Any remaining space in the Container may be utilised for sending any other thing you wish to send. Please check with the relevant melbournen customs import authority before you send your vehicle to melbourne.

20ft Container can accommodate a Single vehicle / Car/ SUV,  please see the container size above.

40ft Container can accommodate a Two vehicles / Cars/ SUVs/  please see the container size above

Export Vehicle Customs Procedures

UK Customs require evidence of ownership - a copy of the Registration Document plus Passport details. If these documents are not in the name of the shipper then a letter of authority from the owner will be required and will be verified.

Your responsibilities - You must make sure that you are eligible to import the car at the destination which will be dependant on a number of factors such as: Vehicle type – does the vehicle conform to all the regulations in the destination country such as emissions and type regulations.

Local Duty & Taxes – this is often dependant on your status (non resident – returning resident – temporary visa.

Excess Luggage Company is not responsible for any actions taken by overseas Customs and local authorities in respect of any duty, tax or vehicle compliance required at importation. We are happy to give you general advice but YOU must check and satisfy your self that everything is in order before shipping your vehicle / goods.


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