Types of shipping containers, sizes, dimensions and uses

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Shipping Container, Freight Container, Container, Box, TEU, FEU – many of the synonyms and acronyms by which the common shipping container is referred to as, depending on who is talking.. … Read more..

Is there a connection between Incoterms® and the shipping line..??

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– Is there a connection between Incoterms® and the shipping line..?? – Should Shipping Lines be concerned with Incoterms®..?? – How does Incoterms® affect the shipping line..?? These are few … Read more..

Implications of issuing a Clean on Board bill of lading

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..

What is a letter of credit, how it works and who needs it..

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Many of you would have come across the term Letter of Credit (L/C).. If you are a shipping line, you would have heard this term from various customers asking you … Read more..

What does it mean by duly discharged in terms of bill of lading..??

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Cargo covered by a bill of lading may only be released to the entity to whom it is consigned.. The shipping line and/or their agents at the destination must take … Read more..

Executive Insights: CoLoadX CEO Fauad Shariff on giving shippers and forwarders what they really want

After two decades of experience in export and freight forwarding sectors, CoLoadX CEO Fauad Shariff has seen it all. In his current position at the helm of a marketplace for … Read more..

5 Technologies that are shaking up the freight industry

If you work in logistics, there’s a good chance that your company, and even your position, will look very different in a few years. That’s because the technology that makes … Read more..

Difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage

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The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter, importer, shipping line, forwarder, clearing agent, insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure … Read more..

Question about Note of Sea Protest

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Riaz had this question about Note of Sea Protest

Does the production of a Note of Sea Protest absolve the shipping line of all the claim for damages the cargo may have purportedly suffered due to the rough seas recorded in the Note of Sea Protest and vetted by the port authorities, based on the log book, but not notarised?

How does one differentiate between such incidental damage and damage which may have been caused by negligent handling?

What are your views..??

Question from Charlott King

Name: Charlott King Email: hydrafab Website: http://hydra-jett.com Ask your question here..: Why is the state of Alabama charging us sales tax on the product because we are not taking it … Read more..