What happens to shipping containers lost at sea.??

Hey all, came across an article (What happens to shipping containers lost at sea?).. Although this article is more concerned about the environment (which is very important), it also begs the question of how such things happen and who is responsible for this and what is the remedy.. In my opinion, such incidents occur mostly due to the mis-declaration of … Read more here..

Seal reporting requirements for containerised cargoes

Seal reporting requirements for containerised cargoes.. This is an interesting topic titled “Importance of Seal Integrity for Customs” by Mike Poverello which I thought i should share with all of you..  Makes for some interesting reading.. Importance of Seal Integrity for Customs Supply chain security in the maritime environment is underpinned by the need for seal integrity. The road to paperless … Read more here..

EU – Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) – the new buzz word

I am sure by now most of you , specially the shippers to Europe have heard of the new buzz word in town – ENS (Entry Summary Declarations).. The EU is talking about it, all the shipping lines are talking about it, customers are running helter skelter.. Even Mike Poverello from SARS wrote a guest article about this on this … Read more here..

What is Cargo Dues and why is it charged..??

This was one of the questions i was asked by one of the readers of my blog.. I have covered this briefly in my previous article  https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/10/13/article-2-the-documents/, but elaborating on the same here.. Cargo Dues – abbreviated to read CD – (also known as Wharfage in some countries) is a fee levied by TNPA (Transnet Port Authority) to the users … Read more here..