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Moving by sea

Making moving overseas run like Clockwork

  • Worldwide Movers
  • Export packing & wrapping service
  • Insurance cover available
  • Complete planning services

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Overseas shipping

If you are moving internationally, it is likely that most of your items will be shipped to your new country via an ocean container.

Most household freight is moved in standard containers, these are watertight boxes of around 8 ft wide by 8 ft high and between 20 ft to 40 ft long. Standard containers have double doors on one end to allow for easy loading and unloading and are normally supplied by the shipping company.

The benefits to containerizing your freight will be the protection the container provides during transit so your freight is not exposed to the weather, it will also protect against theft.

If you require us to ship your items overseas, we can arrange the size and type of containers specific to your needs, all customs clearance and we can advise on any specialist marine insurance that may be required to cover your goods while at sea.

Our international teams are dedicated to ensuring all of your belongings are transported together and delivered to you at your new destination at a time that suits you and in the same condition as when you last saw them.

They were polite, efficient, highly professional - everything we could have asked for. Rupert Alston / Rupert Alston. SW4 - France

I've moved internationally on numerous occasions over the years, but, without doubt, our most professional removal experience was with Clockwork. They coordinated everything to ensure that the move went smoothly and on-time, from shipping through storage and delivery, and they had the best trained team I have ever worked with. They worked quickly and efficiently to execute the move successfully, and maintained a rarely-found sense of teamwork and respect throughout the process. I would highly recommend Clockwork. John / Connecticut, USA to Edinburgh

The service has been top notch from start to finish. Thanks for everything!! Bill / Chicago, USA to Glasgow

An excellent and highly professional operation. I was particularly impressed by speed of response to queries and the willingness to modify the schedule and services to changed circumstances. Michael Conlon /

Very friendly, efficient and adaptable team and good admin support as well. Overall very impressed and thanks for your help. Sarah Gromova / London

The Service was of an Excellent Standard from start to finish. Thank you. Madeleine Price / Cannock

I've used Clockwork 4-5 times for shipments to Cyprus. All is basically taken care of as soon as the first phone call is made. All staff from office to packers are extremely helpful polite and efficient Tom Smith / Lincoln