Within this larger group Falkland Island Shipping is responsible for providing FIC and the people of the Islands with a vital link to the UK and ships over 90% of FIC’s supplies and the essential requirements of other Falklands based businesses and individuals. Trading by its former name of Darwin Shipping, Falkland Island Shipping has historically owned its own vessels , operated charter ships and most recently now contracts space on the military supply ships which operate a regular service from Southampton water direct to the Falklands.

About Us


Falkland Island Shipping has been providing vital shipping services to the Falkland Islands for over 150 years . In 1852 its sister company the Falkland Islands Company ( “FIC”)received a Royal Charter from Queen Victoria and commenced operations . In the years since then FIC (www.the-falkland-islands-co.com ) has developed from its farming roots and is now a diverse business providing a wide range of essential services to the people of the Falkland Islands including retailing, transport, insurance, travel and property services.

Both Falkland Island Shipping and FIC are both owned by their ultimate parent, Falkland Islands Holdings plc a publicly owned company quoted on the AIM market in London.

Why Choose Us?
Dedicated UK to Falklands Service

Falkland Island Shipping is proud to offer a shipping and freight service dedicated solely to serving the needs of the Falkland Islands

Tailor Made Service

Falkland Island Shipping’s team of specialists in the UK and Stanley can deliver a shipping/ freight package tailor made to meet your needs

Unbeatable Rates

Falkland Island Shipping transports more goods to the Falklands than any other commercial carrier. Take advantage of our buying power.

Complete One Stop Service

In addition to arranging shipment, uniquely Falkland Islands Shipping offers, Packing, Insurance, Cargo Handling and Stevedoring, Customs Clearance, Local Delivery and Storage if required.

Safe and Secure

All shipments are containerised at specialist consolidators AMG in Essex, containers sealed and shipped direct from the UK to the Falklands.