Precautions to take against loss due to abandoned cargo

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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..

Misdeclared cargo and its investigation route – Yantian Express fire

Yantian Express fire Investigation

On the 3rd of Jan 2019, part of the Yantian Express a 7,510 TEU, 320m German-flagged ship of Hapag Lloyd went up in flames while on its way from Colombo … Read more..

More shipping lines offering logistics services – Hapag Lloyd is now offering cargo insurance

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Do I need cargo insurance for my shipment..?? Is a question asked by many customers around the world.. Whether they are exporters or importers or traders.. This is question that … Read more..

Cargo theft statistics and trends

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Cargo theft can occur anywhere along the supply chain affecting local logistics, transporters, storage yards, groupage operators, LCL consolidators, ports, depots, terminals, insurance, carriers and freight forwarders equally.. BSI Supply … Read more..

Yantian Express reaches its destination Halifax finally

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Further to the various articles I have posted on this site about the fire damaged container ship Yantian Express, readers may be happy to hear that the ship has finally … Read more..

Updated information on Yantian Express General Average

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Yesterday, I posted some questions relating to the consequences and process of General Average – once it is declared.. In a press release, ONE (Ocean Network Express) one of the … Read more..

Consequences and process of General Average – once it is declared

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Further to the recent maritime disasters and subsequent to the declaration of General Average on the Yantian Express, I received some questions surrounding the consequences and the process of the General … Read more..

What is a Switch Bill of Lading and when and why is it used..??

switch bill of lading

The world of shipping and freight is very dynamic and there may be several changes that happen during the course of a shipment or post shipment.. Destinations can change, cargo … Read more..

General Average declared on fire stricken Yantian Express

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It was expected and would have been just a matter of time..  We reported previously that part of the 16-year-old Yantian Express the 7,510 TEU, 320m German-flagged ship of Hapag Lloyd went … Read more..

Why cargo insurance and insurers matter..

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Cargo insurance is a type of insurance that covers/compensates a buyer or seller of goods against cargo damage or loss of cargo.. Despite insurance having been around for centuries, there is still a … Read more..

Shipper and Container Operator liable for explosion on MSC Flaminia

MSC Flaminia

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..

Said to Contain clause – should it be allowed or not..??

Said To Contain

We all have seen the clause SAID TO CONTAIN or STC in a Bill of Lading issued for an FCL shipment.. What does it mean and should the Said To … Read more..

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