Difference between Harbour, Port, Terminal, Berth, Quay, Pier, Jetty

Harbour, Port, Terminal, Berth, Quay, Pier, Jetty - Shipping and Freight Resource

Harbour, Port, Terminal, Berth, Quay, Pier, Jetty – you are not alone if you are confused about these terminologies..

To many of us, these terminologies sounds the same.. It took me also a while to understand the difference when I started out in this industry..

So here’s how it works..

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Port delays and its consequences

Lets assume you are shipping a container from Durban to Nairobi which as per the map is not too far and you would expect it to reach Nairobi in a … Read more here..

Difference between Cargo dues, Tonnage dues & port dues

What is the difference between Cargo Dues, Tonnage Dues and Port Dues..?? Cargo Dues – abbreviated to read CD – (also known as Wharfage in some countries) is a fee … Read more here..

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..

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..

What is a High Seas Sale..??

Here is an interesting topic from Asha’s Maritime News.. High Sea sales (HSS) is a sale carried out by the actual consignee (ie, the consignee shown in the Bill of … 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..

Article 2 – Shipping Documents

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 … Read more here..

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