More shipping lines join the 2020 sulphur cap fuel surcharge bandwagon….

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Currently the bunker fuels used in all modern commercial ships have a high content of sulphur which is quite harmful to the environment.. The current global limit for sulphur content … Read more..

How significant will the freight rail revolution be over sea freight..

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Recently there has been quite a buzz in the air about freight rail and movement of cargo especially from China to Europe and how quickly the cargo is moving.. In … Read more..

How to ensure profitability in sea freight shipment..

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Profitability in sea freight shipment is not a myth or a unicorn.. It is very possible.. Read how.. It is not a secret that ocean transportation and logistics is currently … Read more..

The Future of Ocean Freight – Unpacking the Logistics Blockchain Goldrush

With so many new companies launching blockchain-based shipping products, it’s clear that maritime trade will look very different in a few years.. What’s less clear is what that change will … Read more..

And then there was ONE (Ocean Network Express)..!!!!

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As far as container shipping is concerned, the current decade or the period since Y2K has probably seen the most number of consolidations, mergers, acquisitions and alliances than any other … Read more..

When does a Bill of Lading become a Contract of Carriage..??

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We all know what a bill of lading is and what a contract of carriage is.. But do you know when a bill of lading become a contract of carriage..?? … Read more..

What is a Change of Destination Request and how should it be handled..??

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A Change of Destination request is sent to or received by the carriers for many shipments.. This article dissects such a request and explains the process of how to handle … Read more..

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 1

1st part of a 4 part article that dissects a bill of lading and discusses the different parts and the information that needs to be filled up in each part..