Difference between storage and overstay

One of my readers had a question ” Can you please explain the difference between storage and overstay “.. Simply put, Overstay is the process of moving uncleared containers into … Read more..

Difference between Demurrage and Detention

demurrage, detention and port charges

Demurrage and Detention – a very contentious topic and one of the most expensive costs in containerised shipping.. This article discusses all about Container Demurrage and Detention and the differences … Read more..

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 1

1st part of a 4 part article that dissects a bill of lading and discusses the different parts and the information that needs to be filled up in each part..

Identifying a stow position

how stowage planning works

Some of the people in the industry can identify where a container has been stowed on board of a ship just by reading the stow position (also known as cell … Read more..

Types of Cargo Ships

When it comes to seafreight cargo, there are a variety of cargo ships and modes of shipping based on the cargoes available.. Container Vessels – is currently the most common … Read more..

How to calculate CBM of cylindrical object like a pipe or roll..??

calculate CBM for a cylindrical object

Article outlining how to calculate CBM of cylindrical object like a pipe or roll.. This is an update on my previous post about calculation of CBM..

How to calculate CBM and Freight Ton

One of the most common questions I get asked often is “how to calculate CBM”, specially by those clients who get charged per Freight Ton or Revenue Ton.. What is … Read more..