This interesting insight on the impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage has been reproduced from Gard..
BREXIT – the mention of which seems to shake investors, countries, people, governments, markets, stock exchanges to the core..
But is it all that bad..?? Is there life beyond Brexit for those affected on both sides..??
Article from The Wall Street Journal by Erica E. Phillips which talks about a new phenomenon related to containers called “Container Spotting”..
Article that outlines the carriage of perishables in reefer containers, the methods of transportation, the types of reefer commodities and many other useful information relating to reefer container..
Innovation is key to growth in any industry and discipline.. Shipping and Freight is no exception to this rule..
Here is a look at the three key logistical innovations that have transformed the landscape of international trade over the last 60 years and something that is keeping the business of trade alive..
Is the future of freight green..?? This shared infographic from Freightera shows you the options and makes you think..
As you may be aware, the IMO, has announced that the IMDG Code, 2016 Edition comes into force on 1 January 2018 for two years..
During 2017, shippers and carriers may opt to use the provisions of IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) or 37th Amendment (37-14)..
Currently the IMDG Code 2014 Edition which came into force on 1st January 2016 is being used and the IMDG Code Supplement, 2014 Edition will remain valid until further notice..
So what is this IMDG Code 38th amendment (38-16) all about..??
From time to time, some people come into your life to make a deep impact.. While it is customary to write about the positive impact that some people make on your life, some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..
But some times, we must also talk about people that create a misguided and negative impact in people’s life..
Are table tennis balls considered Dangerous Goods..?? You may wonder why is this even a question as it is a teeny tiny table tennis that many people from children … Read more here..
Article outlining all that we need to know about Dangerous Goods segregation.. Courtesy of Shashi Kallada – IMDG Code Compliance Centre
Current and innovative ideas in shipping deserves to be shared and below is one such great idea (originally published in Bloomberg Businessweek) relating to the shipping of lobster which I am sharing here for everyone’s interest..
This is an update to my previous article reg SOLAS VGM – South Africa Version with some crucial information shared from FTW Online..
Just like me (and am sure many others), Shome Moitra a Business Development | Strategy | Consultative Sales Professional is also surprised and amazed at how disconnected the maritime, shipping and freight industry is to rest of the world especially since everything we use has a connection to this industry..
A very interesting infographic detailing 40 obscure laws relating to shipping and trade that has been implemented across the world..
Couldn’t resist sharing below article from The Maritime Executive.. Original article maybe found here – http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/apm-opens-most-advanced-container-terminal..
The future of ports and terminal management.. Well done to the Netherlands and APM for this pioneering moment in container handling.. Especially impressed with how the environmental impact has been contained..