Port operations were halted at Karachi port due to the collision of two Hapag Lloyd ships (the Tolten and Hamburg Bay) at the South Asia Port Terminal.. Go to full … Read more here..
Freight brokers are a traditionally integral part of the freight marketplace but often find it difficult to clearly see where they fit in amongst the waves of change now and … Read more here..
As you know, the 25th of June every year is celebrated as the DAY OF THE SEAFARER under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).. Day of the Seafarer (DotS as it has come to … Read more here..
A lot of people have entered the business of import and export without proper initiation, training, knowledge or research and have been caught unawares because they either didn’t know how … Read more here..
This is a question one of the regular readers of the blog posed to me the other day.. As you might have read in my previous post https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/10/13/article-2-the-documents/ there are … Read more here..
This was a question from one the readers of the blog.. Its usually known as a back to back bill of lading rather than shipment as the shipment is actually … Read more here..
I thought a graphical overview of the flow of cargo for import, export and transhipment will help the users.. So please see the image below.. In case the image is … Read more here..
Some of the people in the industry can identify where a container has been stowed on board of a ship just by reading the stow position (also known as cell … Read more here..
When it comes to seafreight cargo, there are a variety of cargo ships and modes of shipping based on the cargoes available.. Container Vessels – is currently the most common … Read more here..
In this article, we will look at an extension of the import process which is called “overstay” process.. The port gives 3 free days from date of discharge for any … Read more here..
Before we start the import process lets look at some definitions/explanations : Consignee or Importer : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to import cargoes into South … Read more here..
Have you read Article 1 and Article 2 of this shipping blog..?? Before we start with Article 3 which is the export process, lets look at some definitions/explanations : Shipper … Read more here..