Many a time, shippers have asked shipping lines for “CLEAN ON BOARD” clause on a bill of lading and if the request relates to a container shipment, this might have … Read more..
Alphaliner has published the list of Top 100 container shipping lines in the world based on existing fleet and order book TEU capacity available on board operated ships.. Below is the graphical image … Read more..
Clean on Board and Shipped on Board are two different clauses in a Bill of Lading and these two have sometimes led to confusion and disagreements within the trade.. Here … Read more..
Further to my post regarding incorrect routing of a container and the shipping lines liability, please see below news article from FTW Magazine ( A South African based Freight & Trade … Read more..
Ever wondered sometimes when you receive the arrival notification from the shipping line, the name of the vessel is different from the one on the bill of lading..?? Read to … Read more..
In this blog, across the many articles that i have written, i have made several references to hazardous cargoes, documentation for hazardous cargoes, safety measure for hazardous cargoes, and consequences … Read more..
In my previous article(s) i gave an insight into Container sizes and dimensions and also covered some Special Containers and the cargoes that is loaded on these containers.. Now i … Read more..
Sounds like a trick question..?? It could be..!! Generally open top and flat rack containers are used for loading cargo that are difficult to load through the doors of a … Read more..
Garment On Hanger (GOH) (also known in certain circles as Hangtainer) containers are standard/dry containers that are converted/outfitted to be able to safely and conveniently carry garments on hangers – … Read more..
As advised in one of my very first articles – Article 2 – The Documents – a Bill of Lading – abbreviated to read B/L is a document that serves as a document … Read more..
I read an interesting article from Mike Poverello’s blog about weighing of all export containers before they are shipped.. The article got me thinking and i checked with quite a … Read more..
A good example of what a container contains and why you should pay very close attention to what is declared by the shipper and why we should all be vigilant … Read more..
Are Shippers Load Stow and Count and Said to Contain – different..?? Both these clauses are used in container shipping : Shippers Load, Stow and Count (SLAC) = The cargo … Read more..
In my previous article Hazardous Cargo, we had a brief look into Class 1 cargoes.. Below is a guest post by Bentley Cook about how to handle IMCO Class 1 … Read more..