Import Overstay process

In this article, we will look at an extension of the import process  which is called “overstay” process.. The port gives 3 free days from date of discharge for any … Read more..

Documents required by shipping lines for release of cargo

All shipping lines require certain documents prior to the shipment being released for imports or bill of lading being released for exports.. For normal containerised cargo release in south africa … Read more..

Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – week 49

1) What is meant by the term DDP..?? (Refer to https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 2) What is the significance of the term Ex-Works..?? (Refer to https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 3) Which is the 1st page of … Read more..

Why you should subscribe to my blog

Dear Readers including those of you who commented on the blog, thanks for visiting and reading and commenting on the blog.. I would request that you SUBSCRIBE to this blog … Read more..

All about Incoterms

Incoterms

Incoterms® 2000 have been updated by Incoterms® 2010 and therefore the old post below is now redundant.. Please read the analysis about Incoterms® 2010 here..

Special Containers & its Cargoes – OOG/Reefer

There are a variety of special cargoes that are loaded on every ship.. Most common of these special cargoes are cargoes like Out of gauge Cargo (OOG) and Refrigerated Cargo … Read more..

Article 4 – Import process

Before we start the import process lets look at some definitions/explanations : Consignee or Importer : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to import cargoes into South … Read more..

Article 3 – Export process

Have you read Article 1 and Article 2 of this shipping blog..?? Before we start with Article 3 which is the export process, lets look at some definitions/explanations : Shipper … Read more..