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Accurate Shipping Translation Services

Our mission is to guarantee you plain sailing no matter what your cargo, or where the trade winds of business take you. To achieve this goal, all of our logistics and shipping translations are carried out by native speakers of the target language, who are also academically or professionally qualified in the shipping industry. Our long-term work with a range of shipping and maritime companies – including Evergreen Shipping, DHL, Magnus Group and Staples International Shipping – has given us a unique perspective on the linguistic and technical communication demands of the industry. From Bills of Lading to tariffs, our translators understand the terminology of freight and ports the world over, allowing you to communicate not just in another language but also in the precise technical or jargon terminology of the maritime industry.

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ISO 17100 The first UK translation company to achieve this specialist translation accreditation. ISO 9001 international processes accreditation.

ISO17100 & ISO9001
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10KSB

Selected by Goldman Sachs to be an exclusive member of its £500 million productivity & growth investment programme.

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ATC

There to re-enforce our commitment to the highest standards of business ethics and translation quality.

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20+

Celebrating 20+ years, Absolute Translations has become synonymous with providing quality translations at transparent low prices.

20 Years’
Expertise

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Shipping Translation Services Professional UK

Specialist Shipping Translators

The needs of the logistics and shipping industries are wide-reaching and often cargo-specific. We help shipping companies involved in the transportation of domestic cargoes, commercial loads and hazardous loads negotiate the international requirements of insurance, lading and customs. Technical documents may contain sonar readings, depth soundings, and latitudinal and longitudinal co-ordinates. At the same time, communications referring to the crossing of maritime boundaries must take into account specific political and geographic situations, as well as trade agreements existing between individual countries and groups of countries. All translations are carried out by experts in the legislative, logistical and technical requirements of your business to ensure the promotion of your business interests. With multilingual shipping translation teams across the world, we keep shipping companies, maritime insurance agencies and cargo owners at full steam ahead.



Our Shipping Translation Values

Your cargo is as important to us as it is to you and we understand that your translations have to be precise in order to ensure safe passage to the right destination. Whether we are helping you talk to business partners in major shipping regions, or to survey teams in remote island groups, there’s one current that runs under everything we do. We give you a common language to power a global industry in the legal, financial, environmental, import/export and health and safety sector, with absolute standards of trust and confidentiality. Our translators ensure that technical shipping terms and contractions retain their sense across all your communications in more than 200 language combinations.

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