NorthStar Moving Partners with Ocean Transport to Navigate Yacht Relocation for Clients

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Eco-luxury moving company ensures that even moving a client’s boat is smooth sailing

“This partnership ensures that our clients experience the next level of luxury,” said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder & Chief of Organized Living Laura McHolm.

NorthStar Moving ® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, has unveiled a new customized package with Ocean Transport, provider of worldwide yacht transportation, to offer yacht transport services to clients on the move. The service ensures clients’ prized yachts or boats are transported, managed and cared for with red-carpet treatment during a move.

NorthStar Moving is taking stress-free moving to a whole new level with this partnership to benefit their seafaring clients. Ocean Transport relocates any size or type of boat or yacht anywhere around the world. Clients’ vessels are safeguarded throughout the whole moving process. From insurance, custom clearance and permits to shrink wrapping and cradles, Ocean Transport organizes everything from pick up to delivery. They specialize in every transportation method: ground transport, standard transport by sea and the uber-luxury treatment - the float-on/float-off method, where a yacht seamlessly floats onto a shipping vessel. First, the shipping vessel is submerged into the water. When all yachts and boats are fastened in their position, the vessel starts coming up to the surface. Once the deck is dry, the yachts are secured to the deck and are on their way to their final destination. Upon arrival, the yacht is unloaded in the reverse “float-off” method to fully protect it from damage.

“This partnership ensures that our clients experience the next level of luxury,” said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder & Chief of Organized Living Laura McHolm. “Many of our clients have beautiful yachts. Rather than having to figure out how to move their yacht to its new marina by their new home, we now have Ocean Transport, the best in the business, to manage it for them. With "NorthStar" in our name, it's no surprise that we have found a great partner to navigate the rough waters of moving. Ocean Transport delivers red-carpet-level service with personalized, as well as reliable and cost-effective, services that fit all of our clients’ needs. When clients move with us, they know that their yacht will be transported by the experts.”

This new package has garnered a nickname and can be requested individually or combined with any of NorthStar Moving’s luxury services to address a client’s specific moving needs:

The First Mate – Checked your moving list from A to Sea? Wondering how to move your prized yacht along with your household? No need to cry S.O.S! We have expert first mates on board to treat your watercraft to a fabulous trip by land or sea. Your vessel will be wrapped, loved and handled with the utmost care as she journeys to your new home. Don't let the wind be knocked out of your sails; Ocean Transport handles the details of your nautical move from top to bottom, forward to aft. Rest assured, Captain. With NorthStar Moving and Ocean Transport at the hull, you’ll be shouting “Ahoy” in no time.

About NorthStar Moving
Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: “A+” rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch “Best Mover,” earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including multiple “Best Places to Work” awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com, The Getty Museum, and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving’s mission is to exceed their clients’ expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit http://www.NorthStarMoving.com or call (800) Ask-Pros (800) 275-7767.

About Ocean Transport
Ocean Transport is a fully licensed and bonded NVOCC and Freight Forwarding company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Born in 2012 out of a desire to provide a better experience for anyone moving a yacht, the company offers personalized, reliable and cost effective yacht transporting services to fit their clients’ needs. Ocean Transport’s commitment is to provide the best logistic services and make transporting a boat an easy experience, leaving a smile on your face at the end of the journey. For more information, please visit http://www.ocean-transport.com or call +1 305.343.8727.

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