LV Shipping Limited

Contact Details

Unit 11, Brunell Way, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 0LU, England
01493 657755

Our History

International Freight Agents. Air, Sea, Road, Custom Brokers, Warehousing & Storage & Port Agents.

The LV Shipping & Transport Group was established in 1921 in the Netherlands under the name J. Lensveld & Zonen B.V. The family company started with horse and carriage and traded in transport, road building, sand and rubbish skips. The head office is still located in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands.

In 1977 a new ferry trailer department started named Elvex. Shortly after this the first office in the UK was set up in Sheerness. It was operated a branch office to help return the trailers that were being shipped from Holland to the UK. LV Shipping Ltd was formally established in 1986, set up to undertake major oil and petrochemical forwarding contracts in the North Sea. Now 11 offices are strategically located along the  East Coast of Scotland and England.

In more recent years, we opened offices in for instance Singapore, USA and Saudi Arabia. This growing network of own offices and dedicated agents offers you a full range of logistical services offers. Together with our facilities and our international teams of specialists we are dedicated to offer you a personal service tailored to the most demanding industry standards.

As an independent, privately owned company, we focus on long-term relationships with our customers. It is embedded in the LV culture for our people to accept accountability. This ensures we do not let down our clients, our colleagues or ourselves. We look upon our service as being a partnership for progress for every customer


LV always aims to provide a safe, efficient, cost effective and innovative service which is to the complete satisfaction of our customers and stakeholders. Analysing and quantifying the perception of the client and how our work is perceived is a fundamental factor in the approach for continual improvement. We believe that constant monitoring of client satisfaction is vital to achieving the best result possible.

Health & Safety

Our priority is to ensure that the company is properly managed and that our employees have a good and safe place to work. We have adopted a global Health, Safety & Environment system that is part of our integrated management system and that is continuously monitored and improved through feedback from our own employees and customers. All LV offices work in accordance with the requirements of this system which is certified to three governing standards.

For expert local help with all your international freight needs contact the local office of our Strategic Partner, LV Shipping, at Great Yarmouth

Tel: 01493 657755

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