An illustrative post outlining the anatomy of a shipping container written by Robert John Wheeler.. An interesting read for people who are within the industry and heard of these terms, … Read more here..
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..
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 (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..
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..
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..
Misdeclaration of container weights has been an issue that has been going on for a long time and has plagued many a shipping line, ship and port operators.. In a … Read more here..
The ubiquitous freight or shipping container has become an integral part of our lives not just if you are in the industry handling and moving these containers from point to … Read more here..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Abandoned cargo could be quite stressful for shipping lines, shippers, port authorities and forwarders alike and is considered to be a big headache for everyone concerned.. When a cargo is abandoned … Read more here..
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..
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..