What is meant by Direct Delivery..??

There are cases where some of containers might need to be directly loaded onto the ship from the truck – meaning it doesn’t get offloaded at the CY (container yard) … Read more here..

Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator

What is the Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator..?? This was one of the interesting questions one of the readers of this blog asked me.. NVOCC Operator = Non-Vessel … Read more here..

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 … Read more here..

who is a co-loader on a liner service..??

At times, those of you involved in container shipping might have come across the terminology co-loader.. You might have come across this mostly only when there is a problem taking … Read more here..

Voucher of Correction

A voucher of correction (abbreviated as VOC) is a document that is used in South African shipping to amend any details or particulars that need to be changed in the … 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 … Read more here..

Maritime Terms

Very often you hear different maritime/shipping terms being bandied about during the course of many conversations and communications.. Terry Hutson, through his Ports & Ships website one of the respected … Read more here..

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