Karachi port operations suspended due to collision of ships

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..

A day in the life of a Seafarer 2 – #seafarersmatter

Day of the Seafarer #seafarersmatter

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..

Beginner’s guide to importing – understand the business of importing

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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..

What happens to the original bill of lading after a shipment has been completed..??

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..

What is a back to back shipment..??

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..

Types of Cargo Ships

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..

Article 4 – Import process

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..

Article 3 – Export process

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..

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