General Cargo

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A cargo container is a common way of transport for general cargo. We have an extensive expertise in shipping steel and chemicals

Shipping general cargo is a matter of organisation and communication between all participants. Your cargo must be loaded without damage and leave on schedule. Paperwork needs to be taken care of and any unforeseen occurrence must be dealt with immediately.

As your forwarding partner, that is precisely what we do. We proactively come up with efficient solutions for your project. We take care of all the details and administration concerning your project.

Our main areas of expertise

We are fully capable of taking on any General Cargo project : 

  • Container: FCL, LCL, stuffing and stripping, …
  • Chemicals (including hazardous materials)
  • Steel
  • Bulk cargo
  • Consumables
  • Out of gauge - as breakbulk, on flats or in open top ctrs

 Your benefits at Wirtz

  • Independent forwarder : We are free to choose the best possible carrier for your goods, in terms of quality and price.
  • Broad international network : There is no destination we shy away from. As a member of important International Networks, we've got useful contacts all around the globe.
  • Personal care : Our team members personally oversee the loading of your cargo onto the ship and report it back to you with photographs and video.
  • Based in Antwerp : We ship globally, to and from any port. Our Antwerp headquarters are perfectly placed to coordinate all the different aspects of your project.
  • AEO-certified : We are an Authorized Economic Operator, making border-crossings easier and faster.
  • Experience : We've been in this business since the early sixties, constantly keeping up with new technologies and rules. We know our business inside-out.


Offshore container

Wirtz Shipping supplies  a full service for FCL, Reefers or your own Containers. We can supply  all types and qualities of containers.

More about Container



Not all chemicals are hazardous. But some are. We have the right people to assist and advise you throughout the whole logistical process. 

More about Chemicals



We ship your steel cargoes as breakbulk, in container or on flat.  Or in any way you ask us to.

More about Steel

Discuss Your Project

If you'd like to discuss transportation project with us, please contact our Sales Team on +32 (0)3 213 60 60. Alternatively you can complete our contact form to set up a meeting or fill in your project info here and we will get back to you with a quote.