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..
Gatvol (ˈxʌtˌfɒl) is a commonly used South African term meaning “fed up” or “I have had it up to here”.. This is seems to be the mood in the Hapag … Read more..
On the 25th of May 2019, a fire broke out on board the KMTC HongKong, at the Laem Chabang port in Thailand.. It was reported that 35 containers were on … Read more..
2019 seems to be fast becoming the year of maritime disasters.. There have been several maritime disasters one after the other in the recent years, especially in 2019.. In the … Read more..
Many business owners jump straight into nationwide and international shipments — even with potentially hazardous goods. Yet, with your venture being liable if things go wrong, it’s necessary to continually … Read more..
MSC has reassured authorities and members of the public in the Netherlands and Germany that the company will pay the full costs of the clean-up of the 2 January MSC … Read more..
Barely a day into the new year, 2019 has already claimed its first casualty in terms of containers lost at sea.. MSC Zoe, a 396m long containership capable of carrying … Read more..
On this blog there are many articles relating to hazardous goods or dangerous goods, various types of hazardous cargoes and other information relating to the shipping of this special cargo.. It … Read more..
On the 6th of March 2018, Maersk Honam, one of Maersk’s ultra-large containership caught fire while en-route from Singapore to Egypt, in the Arabian Sea.. Five crew members perished in … Read more..
On the 14th of July 2012 a container ship MSC FLAMINIA operated by MSC was en route from Charleston in the USA to Antwerp in Belgium.. A cloud of smoke … Read more..
To the casual onlooker, signing a bill of lading may be a routine, day to day mundane job done by many people across the world.. But the fact is that … Read more..
Hazardous goods can be defined as materials or items with hazardous properties which if not properly controlled, may present a potential hazard to human and animal health and safety, the … Read more..
If you are an exporter and especially if you are exporting for the first time, you should have a checklist of points to consider before packing your cargo.. Here are … Read more..