Suez Canal Crisis and its aftermath – a legal perspective

Executive Insights - Shipping and Freight Resource - Philip Teoh

The fragility of trade routes which had been sorely tested by disruptions caused by Covid 19, shortage of containers and increased freight rates was once again exposed when the Ever … Read more here..

COVID-19 Update – Transnet Port Terminals declare Force Majeure

COVID-19 - Force Majeure

On the 23rd of March 2020, the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa declared a nationwide lock-down as of the midnight of Thursday 26th March 2020.. The lockdown is part … Read more here..

Executive Insights – Andrew Pike – Author of “Against all Odds” – The story of the Oceanos Rescue

Andrew Pike - Author - Against All Odds - the epic story of the Oceanos Rescue

In our latest edition of Executive Insights, Shipping and Freight Resource caught up with Andrew Pike for his insights into the Maritime industry specifically in South Africa and also about … Read more here..

What is a ship registry or ship register..??

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Many of you may have heard about ship register, ship registration, ship registry, flag state, flags of convenience etc.. While a few are synonyms, the rest are not.. This article … Read more here..

Shipper vs Agent – A case study

Shipper vs Agent - Case Study

Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight.. This maybe an eye opener for several other people who … Read more here..

Liability of the freight forwarder on Abandoned Cargo

abandoned container

If a cargo has been abandoned at the destination, is the freight forwarder that booked the cargo responsible or liable to the shipping line..?? Let’s see the answer to this … Read more here..

My containers fell overboard – who is responsible and what should I do..??

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Shah Nawaz wanted to know who is responsible if his containers fell overboard and what should be the next course of action.. We had loaded 14 containers stuffed with cooking … Read more here..

You mean i can arrest a ship..!! – Part 1

South African admiralty law assists those who have a claim against shipowners by granting claimants the entitlement to arrest a ship that enters its jurisdiction. Such action may be taken … Read more here..

Business ethics vs Fraudulent behavior in exports

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A request for help/guidance that i received from one of the readers.. Anyone out there that can help answer these questions..?? Anyone in the Trade or Legal fraternity..??  my company … Read more here..

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