– 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 here..
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 here..
“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 here..
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 here..
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 here..
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 here..
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 here..
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 here..
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.. Go … Read more here..
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 here..
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 here..
Usually when an original bill of lading is lost, shipper needs to submit a bank guarantee to the shipping line to secure release of cargo.. But how long is a … Read more here..
Clean on Board and Shipped on Board are two different clauses in a Bill of Lading and these two have sometimes led to confusion and disagreements within the trade.. Here … Read more here..