Liability of a fraudulent freight forwarder – a live case study

Shipper vs Agent - Case Study

Even as the world of shipping and trade continues to battle with exceptionally high freight rates, cargo rollovers, container and space shortages, fraudulent freight forwarders and their scams seems to … Read more..

Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..??

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Why is there a difference in transit time between FCL and LCL cargo to the same destination..?? If it doesn’t make sense, there is a reason why this difference exists.. … Read more..

Documentation involved in a sea freight shipment

Documentation in shipping

An article discussing the various types of documentation involved in a sea freight shipment prepared by the various parties involved..

Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container in an EXW deal..??

In a shipment on EXW terms – Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container..?? This is a question posed by a reader as below.. Here is my … Read more..

Meet the Incoterms® 2010 rules experts

Everyone in the industry knows or have heard about or should know about Incoterms® which since being published first in 1936, has become the accepted and commonly used terms of trade in … Read more..

What is a LINER OUT CHARGE in shipping..??

What exactly is the LINER OUT CHARGE.. Shipping Lines are quoting this for cargo to West Africa and other areas.. What does FILO mean..?? This article answers these questions..

Can cargo be released without collection of destination charges..??

Question from a reader from Turkey.. Please feel free to comment.. Ask your question here..: Dear Hariesh Hope doing well. I need your opinion to clarify a big doubt. Some … Read more..

How to clean cement from cargo hold – question from Thein Than

Name: thein than Email: theinthan.660@gmail.com Ask your question here..: How to clean cargo residues of cement in cargo hold’s,frame,bulkhead bilge clinkerwell or pls, how to prepare cargo holds for loading … Read more..

Question from Ranjit Ajgaonkar-20130115

Name: Ranjit Ajgaonkar Email: ranjit.ajgaonkar@gmail.com Ask your question here..: What are the dangers whilst tackling a Switch B/L (High Seas Trade) ? What precautions should a carrier or his agents … Read more..