Sep 7, 2017Velta are pleased to announce we have been re-awarded Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status by HM Revenue & Customs, following a rigorous assessment.
Aug 31, 2017Flood waters in Mumbai are reportedly receding, but delays plague the airport and sea terminals as another global supply chain hub suffers due to incremental weather.
Aug 15, 2017Export deal for UK beef to the Philippines estimated to be worth £34 million to the UK economy.
Aug 14, 2017As millions of people fly away for the summer break, so do British goods. with latest figures revealing sunglasses, swimwear and ice-cream are big exports, accounting for more than three quarters of UK holiday goods.
Jul 20, 2017Updates have been made to the Standard Trading Conditions under which Velta operates all of the business we undertake on our client's behalf.
Jul 17, 2017Peel Ports Group has pressed the button on the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2.
Jul 14, 2017China’s export growth accelerated for the fourth successive month in June, with machinery, electronics and high-tech products among the key drivers.
Jul 12, 2017
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, will help many more businesses, both exporters and supply chain SMEs, access financial support through their banks.
Jul 10, 2017
COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd has offered to buy Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL) for HK$49.23 billion ($6.30 billion), in a deal that will see the group become the world’s third largest container liner.
Jun 22, 2017
More cuts are to be made to Customs tariffs for around 97% of the World trade in IT products, as the International Technology Agreement (ITA) enters in to its next phase.
Jun 5, 2017EU exporters of goods to Canada who want to ship consignments with an origin declaration are required to register for REX (Registered Exporter) status, to receive prefental tariff treatment under CETA.
May 31, 2017K Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha), Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have set a launch date of 1 April 2018 for a new joint venture that will operate under the tradename 'Ocean Network Express'
May 19, 2017The Australian Agricultural Department have issued an updated packaging declaration, to come into effect from 16 June 2017.
May 16, 2017Less than two months after the MOL Triumph became the first ship to cross the 20,000 TEU mark, a new Ultra Large Container Vessel (ULCV) is already boasting the ability to transport more than 21,000 twenty-foot containers as the world’s largest shipping companies compete to expand their fleets.
May 15, 2017Markings on outer packaging on shipments arriving in Mauritius are now mandatory, and failure to comply with this ruling could result in severe penalties.
May 10, 2017With immediate effect, new Customs rules apply on all exports to India via LCL, FCL and air.
May 4, 2017
Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV) look set to be able to reach New York City-area ports via passing under the Bayonne Bridge sooner than expected as work to raise the bridge will be completed 6 months ahead of schedule.
May 3, 2017If you’re looking to develop overseas trade, and expand internationally, be sure you join Velta at Europe’s leading trade show for companies looking to go global.
Apr 21, 2017Next month, a new law will come into effect within the European Union, which will force shippers to declare the weight of their cargo to hauliers transporting goods within Europe.
Apr 7, 2017With immediate effect, new regulations apply to imports of personal effect items into the UK, including private motor vehicles.
Mar 15, 2017The record for building the largest containership has been broken by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), surpassing 20,000 TEU.
Mar 14, 2017
Improvements across major industries have eased the economic headwinds facing Hong Kong’s exports.
Feb 23, 2017
A strong start to the year for the Velta group has been cemented with the relocation of the airfreight and courier team to new, larger premises.
Feb 23, 2017APM Terminals has revealed plans to bring ‘megaships’ to the Port of New York and New Jersey with a massive increase to its infrastructure investment plan at its Port Elizabeth facility.
Feb 21, 2017Malaysia has confirmed that it is to construct a giant port in Pulau Carey on Carey Island.
Feb 17, 2017As of January 2, 2017 new CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) regulations were introduced for importing any Dalbergia (commonly known as Rosewood) from a country outside the EU. You will need to obtain an export permit from the country from where the shipment originates in order to make your application for a UK CITES import permit.
Jan 19, 2017
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Jan 11, 2017The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the year-earlier period.
Jan 3, 2017
British winemakers are seeking a 10 fold increase in exports, to 2.5 million bottles by 2020, from 250,000 bottles in 2015.