Tuesday 24th December 2019 – 9am until 12pm midday

Wednesday 25th December 2019 and Thursday 26th December 2019 – CLOSED

Friday 27th December 2019 and Monday 30th December 2019 – 9am to 4pm

Tuesday 31st December 2019 – 9am to 12pm midday

Wednesday 1st January 2020 – CLOSED


METSTRADE 2019 – Amsterdam

Penguin Shipping has just completed their largest and most successful exhibition freight forwarding event of the year, supporting 60 UK Companies, by getting their exhibits into the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition Centre and returning them afterwards.

The Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) is the largest gathering of suppliers of marine equipment and has exhibitiors from all over the world. The various country Pavilions and company stands are spread over 11 halls.

Penguin Shipping has provided door to door services for exhibitors to METSTRADE since 1997 and director Alan Biggs can claim 29 years of experience, at that Show. This is along side Penguin Shipping’s other exhibition services for the marine industry to Monaco Yacht Show, Europort-Rotterdam, Salon Nautic in Paris, BOOT Dusseldorf, SMM Hamburg and many more worldwide events.

The day-to-day business of Penguin Shipping however extends to general import and export forwarding across the globe. Particular areas of interest are Japan, China, South Africa, USA, Canada and Turkey.

Whatever their Customers needs Penguin Shipping can provide it and in particular handle the Customs clearance needs for exporters and importers in the United Kingdom.

Contact Penguin Shipping for all your freight forwarding, Customs clearance and exhibition shipping needs.

METSTRADE banners above Hall 1

View of Hall 1

Christmas – New Year opening times



Monday 24th December 2018 – 9am until 12pm midday

Tuesday 25th December 2018 and Wednesday 26th December 2018 – CLOSED

Thursday 27th December 2018 and Friday 28th December 2018 – 9am to 5pm

Monday 31st December 2018 – 9am to 12pm midday

Tuesday 1st January 2019 – CLOSED

Telephone Outage Update

*****As of 18:00hrs today 14.11.2018 our phone lines are now back up and working****

Penguin Shipping chocolate for METS 2018

Breaking News – The Chocolate has arrived

Breaking news

for all of our Exhibitors at METSTRADE 2018.

The new supply of PENGUIN SHIPPING chocolate bars has arrived.


METSTRADE 2018 13 - 15 November - RAI Amsterdam

METSTRADE 2018 – AMSTERDAM RAI – 13th -15th November

PENGUIN SHIPPING is preparing for the biggest event on their exhibition calendar. METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show or METSTRADE in Amsterdam encompasses MYP (Marina & Yard Pavilion), CMP (Construction Material Pavilion) and SYP (Superyacht Pavilion). Read more