Liner shipping plays a very important role in the container shipping industry carrying 25.3 million TEU on around 6313 container ships.. As I highlighted in my Annual Review for 2021, … Read more..
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market following their announcement today of the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital … Read more..
– 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..
Pre-Dating or Back Dating is when the shipper requests the shipping line to show the Shipped on Board date on the bill of lading as a date before the actual … Read more..
“How do I know the bill of lading issued is a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading..?? Is it mentioned anywhere on the bill of lading … Read more..
General Rate Increase (GRI) – a term liked by the shipping lines and loathed by the trading community.. This article explains what GRI means to people on either side of … Read more..
Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight.. This maybe an eye opener for several other people who … Read more..
Planning to import, but don’t know where and how to start..?? Here is some “generic” practical advice to importers who are importing for the first time.. Includes information about the … Read more..
Who can request shipping line to issue switch bill of lading..?? In one of my past articles we discussed about what is a switch bill of lading.. A reader raised … Read more..
Shah Nawaz wanted to know who is responsible if his containers fell overboard and what should be the next course of action.. We had loaded 14 containers stuffed with cooking … Read more..
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..
Yes there are fake shipping line websites based on the method of “phishing” just like fake banking websites.. The International Maritime Bureau is warning users of such sites (although names … Read more..