Difference between Demurrage, Detention and Despatch

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Demurrage, Detention and Despatch are terms that are used around the world in day to day shipping.. However sometimes people get confused about what to use which term where, especially … Read more..

Seaworthiness of Containers

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Sharing another useful article from NAU Pte Ltd (“NAU”), a claims correspondent/consultancy firm based at Singapore dealing with Transport Liability, P&I and H&M Claims, about Seaworthiness of Containers.. Hope this … Read more..

Direction of containers when loaded on a ship..

Are containers loaded so that the doors all face the same direction (i.e. fore or aft) or is it random? This is a very interesting question from a reader Collin.. … Read more..

Identifying a stow position

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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..

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..