Thursday, February 9, 2023

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Freight in Master Bill of Lading and House Bill of Lading

A discussion regarding freight in Master Bill of Lading and House Bill of Lading based on a question from a reader

Difference between Ocean, Sea Waybill and Memo Bill of Lading

Ocean, Sea waybill & Memo Bill of Lading are often confused and thought to be the same.. This article examines these three bills of lading, their differences and their uses..

Difference between the various weights used in shipping

There are various weights used in day to day shipping.. Why are there so many weights and what do they mean.. I have explained some of the most common in this article..

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...

Difference between House bill of lading and Master bill of lading

A Bill of Lading maybe issued as a House Bill of Lading or a Master Bill of Lading.. In this article, I discuss the difference between these two types of Bills of Lading..

Bunker, Bunkering and Bunker Adjustment Factor

What is Bunker and Bunkering..?? - A post clarifying what these terms mean in shipping..

Difference between Storage and Demurrage

What is the difference between Storage and Demurrage..?? This is another area where some confusion exists and I will explain the reason why.. When a container...

What is Transhipment..??

All across the shipping spectrum a lot of people would have heard the terminology - Transhipment.. This article defines and explains Transhipment and why is it required and how it connects us all globally..

Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator

What is the Difference between Slot charterer and NVOCC Operator..?? This was one of the interesting questions one of the readers of this blog asked...

Difference between Carrier Haulage and Merchant Haulage

Difference between Carrier Haulage and Merchant Haulage Although it has been covered briefly in one of my earlier posts about the Import Process, this post...

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker A well established and experienced freight forwarder is expected to have below capabilities (either owned or outsourced) ...

Difference between a ship and a vessel

That big floating thing that carries our cargo from point A to B is referred to as either a SHIP or a VESSEL.. Is there a difference between a ship and a vessel..??

Difference between Liner vessel and Conference vessel

Difference between Liner vessel and Conference vessel Liner Service – is a service that operates within a schedule and has a fixed port rotation with...

What to do when the original bill of lading is lost..??

My Original bill of lading is lost...........!!!!!! A chilling sentence that creates panic in the hearts of many of the people involved in any international...

Difference between an exporter and a shipper

There are several terms that one comes across in course of normal trade and business.. This article talks about Shipper and Exporter which may sound same to many people but are actually different..

Flow of cargo in South Africa (import, export, transhipment)

I thought a graphical overview of the flow of cargo for import, export and transhipment will help the users.. So please see the image...

Difference between a Liner and Tramp service

Article that discusses the difference between Liner and Tramp Service..

Difference between storage and overstay

One of my readers had a question " Can you please explain the difference between storage and overstay ".. Simply put, Overstay is the process of...

Difference between Demurrage and Detention

Demurrage and Detention - a very contentious topic and one of the most expensive costs in containerised shipping.. This article discusses all about Container Demurrage and Detention and the differences and similarities across various countries and shipping lines.. Join the conversation..

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