Hello all, hope all of you had a wonderful entry into this new year 2009.. Heres the first of the questions for this year 2009.. Test your shipping knowledge with these questions : 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? 2) What is the implication of the term CY … Read more here..
Answers to test your shipping knowledge Week – 50 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container (GP containers come in either 8 feet or 8.6 feet height) 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container (High Cube containers have a height of 9.6 feet and have been designed to carry … Read more here..
This week’s questions to test your shipping knowledge.. 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 3) What is the width in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 4) What is the difference between a 40’ High Cube container and a 45’ High Cube container..?? 5) What … Read more here..
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 a bill of lading (Each bill of lading has two sides (pages) – the 1st page is the page which displays the terms and conditions of the carrier) 4) What … Read more here..
Thought that this would be a good way to find out what we know and dont know about shipping – basically the work that we do on a daily basis.. It will be a series of questions on a weekly basis.. Starting with week 49.. See how many points you can get.. Give yourself 2 points for each right answer.. … Read more here..
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 either via the RSS Feed or via email.. What does this mean..?? If you subscribe to this blog via the above methods, each time an update is done on the … Read more here..
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..
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 (Reefer).. These special cargoes require special containers for the carriage of same.. In this article, we discuss these special containers and what makes them special..
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 Africa from various countries.. Place of Origin : A place from which a certain cargo originates in order to be shipped to a certain destination as per the contract of … Read more here..
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 or Exporter : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to export cargoes from South Africa to various countries.. Place of Origin : A place from which a … Read more here..
In this article we will cover the various Shipping Documents used, especially in South Africa’s shipping process.. Here we will take a look at the main documents that are used in the process.. In all below, please read “port” as either seaport (Durban, Cape Town etc) or inland port (Johannesburg, Pretoria etc).. Certain other terms that are not clear to … Read more here..