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International movings

All you need to know about an international ocean freight shipment: documents, important deadlines, and packaging tips

Customs requirements when moving to USA

Moving personal effects to USA If you’re considering moving your personal effects to USA, there are certain requirements you need to be aware of to avoid problems with US customs. Regardless of …

How to quote and book your international move with iContainers

With iContainers’ online platform, you may quote, book, and manage your international move easily. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you. 1. Register Click on the orange ‘signup’ button on the top …

Why you need a shipping agent for your international move

What is an agent at destination and what is his/her role? Maritime international moves are complex processes that involve a large number of rules and regulations that vary according to its destination …

Vehicle shipping restrictions by country

When planning an international move that involves the transportation of a vehicle, there are certain restrictions that apply. Each country has its own restrictions and requirements when it comes to …

Prohibited items in an international move

What can you ship in an international maritime move? In an international maritime move, you can send all types of personal belongings, furniture, household goods, cutlery, appliances, books, toys, …

Parties involved in an international move

The different parties involved in an international ocean freight move As with all international shipments, an international maritime move involves many different parties. Knowing the responsibilities …

Moving insurance

Shipping insurance Shipping insurance covers everything that’s handled by the shipping carrier, from the moment the goods are collected until it reaches the port of destination. Incidents covered …

Moving FCL or LCL

What’s the difference between a groupage and a full container? When moving overseas, there are different types of shipping containers you may use to ship your household goods. Depending on the volume …

How to pack for an international move

The importance of proper packing in an international move One of the most important aspects of an international move is the proper packing of your belongings for the ocean freight journey. As shipping …

How to load a container for an international move

Loading a container for an international move During a maritime overseas move, your personal belongings are exposed to extreme conditions when being transported out at sea. These include sudden …

Door-to-door and door-to-port move

What is an international maritime move? An international maritime move is the transportation of furnitures, vehicles, and other personal belongings from one country to another via ocean freight. The …

Documents required for an international move

What documents do you need for an international move? In order for us to handle your ocean freight shipment for your international move, there are certain documents you need to provide: Packing list: …