IoT standards for remote Reefer container monitoring on board vessels released

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Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a neutral, non-profit group established to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carriers – MSC, Maersk, CMA CGM, … Read more here..

All about CSC plate and inspection regimes for shipping containers

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The need for safe transportation of goods cannot be overemphasised.. Various incidents that have occurred around the world in terms of maritime disasters, weight misdeclarations and other mishaps bear testament … Read more here..

BIC and DCSA collaborate to standardize container facility identification and digital access

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BIC (Bureau International des Containers) and DCSA (Digital Container Shipping Association) today announced completion of their collaboration to standardize the codes used to identify facilities such as depots, container yards, … Read more here..

Do I need cargo insurance for my shipment..??

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Cargo insurance is a type of insurance that protects a buyer or seller of goods against damages or loss of cargo.. Despite insurance having been around for centuries, there is … Read more here..

Global groups to collaborate on container safety improvements

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Five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations are collaborating on the production of new guidance on packing standards for freight containers and other cargo transport units. The Container Owners … Read more here..

Containers falling off ships while at sea – who is responsible..??

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2019 was quite the year for maritime disasters with ships on fire, containers falling off ships etc.. 2020 seems to be hitting the industry in other ways which could also … Read more here..

Don’t be caught out with an unseaworthy container – follow this checklist and avoid cargo damage

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There are several reasons that cargo inside a container could damaged. It could be due to improper packing of cargo inside a container, incorrect container used for the cargo carried, … Read more here..

How shipping containers can help in tackling COVID-19

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Hospitals made from shipping containers could help tackle COVID-19 Architects have designed intensive care units built inside shipping containers. These mobile hospitals could help ease pressure on health systems. The … Read more here..

Don’t wait for a smart container – make your container’s trip smart

Executive Insights - Shipping and Freight Resource

An increasing need for container tracking In today’s global trade, handling of container transport and supply chain is not that easy and comes with a plethora of problems. Lack of … Read more here..

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 here..

Pitfalls of digitalisation in shipping and freight

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Digitisation, Digitalisation, Digital Transformation are some buzz words that have recently taken the shipping and freight industry by storm.. Let’s take a quick look at what these terms mean and … Read more here..

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