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Shippers to face financial penalties for misdeclared goods

Sep 5, 2019

An increase in incidents at sea, suspected to have been caused by the misdeclaration of goods, has prompted a number of shipping lines to introduce fines for shipments that are wrongly declared.

 

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New service to aid overseas trade launched

Sep 5, 2019

A new online tool launched today will allow British business to report issues preventing them from trading around the world.

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VAT registered companies to automatically be enrolled for an EORI number in preparation for Brexit

Aug 21, 2019

HMRC is stepping up efforts to ensure businesses are ready to trade post-Brexit by automatically enrolling companies in an important customs system.

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UKWA - Velta become members

Jul 31, 2019

Velta are pleased to confirm that we are now United Kingdom Warehouse Association (UKWA) members.

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Hapag-Lloyd to launch Southeast India-Europe service

Jul 18, 2019

Hapag-Lloyd will be launching a South East India-Europe Express (IEX) service in October 2019, the first dedicated direct service from south-east India to Europe.

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UK manufacturers looking to grow their business overseas according to latest survey

Jul 12, 2019

Despite uncertainties surrounding Brexit, UK manufacturers are confident that overseas opportunities will play a key role in the growth of their businesses according to the latest Annual Manufacturing Report data from The Manufacturer.

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World's largest containership delivered to MSC

Jul 5, 2019

The MSC Gülsün is the first boxship in the world to feature 24 rows across giving it up to 1,500 extra container capacity compared to the existing largest container vessels

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HMM to join THE Alliance

Jul 2, 2019

South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) will join with ONE, Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming in THE Alliance, when its slot charter agreement with the 2M expires next April.

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Certificates of Origin – 'No deal' Brexit contingency planning for exporters

Jun 28, 2019

In the event of a 'No Deal' scenario, EUR1 and ATR forms and European Community Certficates of Origin will no longer be valid for tariff preferences on exports leaving the UK, but will instead be replaced with a new UK verson.

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Export boost for all UK nations

Jun 6, 2019

Latest data from HMRC shows every UK nation recorded a greater value of goods exports in the 2018/19 financial year than ever before.

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New financial support package for SME's

Jun 5, 2019

A new financial support package for small to medium sized business (SMEs) will be announced as Dr Fox speaks at a celebration of 100 years of UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) backing for international trade today.

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Popularity of British cheese soars in Asia

Jun 4, 2019

Latest HMRC data highlights  love for British cheese amongst Asia's emerging markets.

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Global demand for UK beverages helps spur rise in UK export figures

Apr 11, 2019

Global demand for UK beverages helps UK export figures rise by 3.5% year on year.

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UK goods exports continue to rise

Mar 7, 2019

The number of VAT-registered businesses exporting goods across the UK has increased to 110,800, an increase of over 1,000 since this time last year, according to new figures released by HMRC.

 

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Velta among the first to successfully complete entries on the new Customs Declaration Service

Mar 6, 2019

Velta, in partnership with our duty management software provider, DataFreight, have successfully completed one of the first customs declarations utilising HMRC’s new Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

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10 years of leading supply chain compliance management

Feb 18, 2019

It is 10 years since Velta received Authorised Economic Operator status.

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General Average declared for the Yantian Express.

Jan 29, 2019

General Average has officially been declared for the fire-stricken Yantian Express.
 

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British bike export figures are racing ahead

Jan 22, 2019

Recent data from HMRC reveals that exports of bicycles made in Britain are at a record high.

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UK exports continue to rise

Jan 11, 2019

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed exports (goods and services) in the year to November 2018 were worth £630 billion, growing by £13.9 billion since the previous year.

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MSC Zoe - First container casualties of the year

Jan 3, 2019


2019 has taken its first container casualties of the year, highlighting the importance of ensuring that relevant insurance is in place when importing or exporting goods.

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