Shipping to and from United Kingdom

Your complete guide to shipping to and from United Kingdom. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 26-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • A 3 steps plan has been announced by the PM with the shops and schools potentially openining up again June 1st, movements for exercise and walking are allowed without limit.
  • Essential shops opening early June, non-essential retail and other commerce to re-open on June 15th.
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Reduced hours
Maersk Operational Status
Bills collected from incoming post twice a week, customers requested to use self-service and waybills. Printing of original BLs done by exception process.
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
Maersk Operational Status
Business as usual
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
All ports working as normal. Dwell times are increasing and productivity is slightly lower but manageable.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact to haulage operations. All deliveries running as planned.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
All trains running as planned, no issue with capacity or schedule.
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Market continues to be tight though slump expected soon, highly restricted passenger flights.

Local information

Port
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Address
Belfast, UK
Telephone
Opening hours

We have been helping the businesses of the UK and Ireland to connect with key markets around the world for more than 30 years.

Whether you are exporting heavy machinery to Africa, importing electronics and garments from Asia or transporting fresh fruit, we have the expertise, equipment and infrastructure you need. With 12 ports, 23 depots and 9 dedicated reefer facilities across the UK and Ireland, we provide a full inland service to give you a smooth connection from any inland destination.

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