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This is where we'll announce any breaking news and the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.

Public notices

[New!]Albion Shipping Services no longer acting for RMS St Helena
Due to the closure of our office in Portland Port, we are unable to act as agents for the RMS St Helena any longer. See the St Helena page for details of new agents.
 
RMS St Helena October port call small parcels receiving period set
The receiving period for the RMS St Helena Small Parcels service has been set and is shown on the Small Parcel Schedule page
 
Albion Shipping Services changing location and business
As from 1st July 2008, we will no longer be operating as ships agents and will concentrate instead on NES export work. The exception to this is the October port call for the RMS St Helena where we will still act as vessel and cargo agents. We have also closed our office in Portland port.
 
RMS St Helena small parcel service rates increased
The rates for the RMS St Helena Small Parcels service have been increased by St Helena Line and are shown on the Small Parcel Tariff page
 
RMS St Helena March port call small parcels receiving period set
The receiving period for the RMS St Helena Small Parcels service has been set and is shown on the Small Parcel Schedule page
 
St Helena transhipment small parcels service changing
As from the end of October 2007, Albion Shipping Services will no longer operate the groupage and small parcels service via the St Helena transhipment service. Please contact the freight agents, MacAndrews & Co Ltd for alternative arrangements.
 
Albion Shipping Services appointed agents for Smit Salvage
We have been appointed as the agents in Portland for Smit Salvage and their sub-contractors for the work on the MSC Napoli salvage. We will be handling husbandry,  port liaison and other support services for Smit vessels and also support services for staff based in Portland and Weymouth.

New schedule for RMS St Helena
The new schedule for the RMS St Helena has been published and the ship will now make two UK port calls each year. These will be in Spring (March or April) and Autumn (September or October). See the RMS St Helena website for full details.
 
Un-Manifested Cargo and Small Parcels
As of 10th April 2005, any cargo or Small Parcels which are not properly declared at the port of loading will not be shipped and will either be destroyed or left on the quay depending on the port security status. in the event of un-manifested cargo or small parcels being discharged from the vessel, they will not be available for collection unless all freight, handling and Customs fees due are paid in full. A surcharge may be levied for this at the cargo agents discretion. See the RMS St Helena website for full details
 
 Increased security at UK Ports

Pease note that security restrictions are in force at all UK Ports in the wake of terrorist activity in the UK. We reserve the right to search, open, X-Ray or otherwise examine any goods delivered for shipment. Access for people bringing goods will be limited by the security staff at Portland Port, who reserve the right to refuse admission to the Port.


Web changes

[New!]Location and business changed
Ships agency work is no longer undertaken and we have moved to a new location in Weymouth. the web site has been updated to reflect these changes.
 
[New!]Freight Rate and Small Parcel Tariff Updated
Due to price increases imposed by St Helena Government, St Helena Line and Ascension Island, the tariff prices have been amended.
 
St Helena Schedule
The final groupage dates for the RMS St Helena Small Parcel service have been updated on the website.
 
Freight Rate and Small Parcel Tariff Updated
Due to price increases imposed by St Helena Government, St Helena Line and Ascension Island, the tariff prices have been amended.

 Albion Shipping Services Establishes Separate Internet Presence
We have moved our website to the new domain albionshipping.co.uk from the original Albion Group site.

Press Releases

These are the press releases we've issued over the last year.


Last modified: 24-02-2009 Albion Robotics Ltd, 2009