What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container ??

shipper owned container and carrier owned container

What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container..?? A shipper owned container is a container owned by the shipper of the goods and a … Read more..

Types of shipping containers, sizes, dimensions and uses

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Shipping Container, Freight Container, Container, Box, TEU, FEU – many of the synonyms and acronyms by which the common shipping container is referred to as, depending on who is talking.. … Read more..

Seal number discrepancy between manifest and container – what to do..!!

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There are cases where a container maybe discharged with a seal number that is different from what has been manifested and shown in the bill of lading.. Seal number discrepancy … Read more..

What are the main causes of Demurrage and Detention

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In one my previous articles, I explained the Difference between Demurrage and Detention.. After reading this, a few of my readers have asked me to explain the causes of demurrage and … Read more..

Rainbow containers, a symbol of diversity and #InclusionAlltheway

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In their Sustainability Report of 2020, Maersk mentioned that “Diversity and inclusion are part of our value system, and our support for social justice and anti-discrimination is also expected by … Read more..

The shipping container has reached retirement age – Happy 65th, container

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Shipping Container, Freight Container, Container, Box, TEU – many of the synonyms and acronyms by which the common shipping container is referred to as, depending on who is talking.. It … Read more..

New Container Fresh & Frozen (CFF) refrigeration units launched

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The new Thermo King CFF units can reach and maintain box temperature in the toughest conditions between -30 and +30 degrees Celsius to safeguard product quality Brussels, Apr. 8, 2021 … Read more..

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..

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..

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..

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..

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..