Sea Freight

t.ward ship sea freight worldwide through our network of forwarding partners. Working with major shipping lines we can offer a complete comprehensive sea freight shipping service to and from the United Kingdom all over the world.  

We offer a service for all the major trading routes (for example imports from Asia to the UK) and can assist with all your shipping requirements for your import or export business. Below are the most common types of shipping services we can provide:

FCL / LCL (Full Container Load / Less than Container Load) 


We can arrange shipping of full container loads (FCL) for 20ft, 40ft, 40HC (High cube) and 45ft containers as well as part load containers (LCL, less than container load shipments). We’re happy to discuss all your options when shipping your goods by container.


Comparison full container load vs less than contaner load

Project (oversized Cargo)

If your cargo is too big for conventional FCL containers you may need an Open Top or a Flat Rack container, or even ship your goods by Break Bulk or RO/RO. We offer shipping services for all oversized cargo.

Reefer containers

These are a special type of refrigerated container that keeps your goods cool/frozen for duration of shipment ideal for shipment of food.

Ro/Ro service (Car Carrying ships)

There are numerous RO/RO services operating around the world so importers and exporters can ship cars, farming equipment, fire engines and plant machinery all around the world. t.ward have years of experience in handling this type of cargo. There is more information on our shipping cars page.


t.ward shipping prides itself on offering bespoke shipping services.  For more information on our sea freight services, or to discuss your requirements, please contact us and we’ll be delighted to help.