ITIC has recommended that brokers place a post-fixture clause at the end of recap messages in order to reduce the chances of exposure to severe financial loss as a result of important messages being overlooked.Click here to read more » » »
One thing that often catches the eye of a common man regarding most of the ships, is the bulb like projection at the forward end of the ship, often below the waterline.There is no doubt in the fact that at some point of your life, you have questioned yourself regarding the reason behind the presence of this structure. Well, since it generally resembles the shape of the bulb, and always placed at the bow of the ship, it is known as a Bulbous Bow.Click here to read more » » »
This is an article about endorsements on a bill of lading based on below question from a reader of this blog..
In an import FCL shipment in which a House Bill of Lading is, who should endorse the House Bill and who should endorse the Master Bill..Click here to read more » » »
All of us know which is the worlds largest container ship..
Does anyone know which is the smallest container ship in operation today..??Click here to read more » » »
There’s a lot of different factors to take into consideration when you are looking at a contract logistics supplier to store and ship products to your consignee..
You want them to effectively and efficiently store and ship your merchandise the best way, of course, but there is more to choosing the right supplier than meets the eye during a walk-through of their facility..
Here is a checklist of 12 areas to check and validate that they are a best-in-breed supplier for performing transactions of warehousing and transportation management for you..Click here to read more » » »
Difference between LCL and Consolidation..
Let’s look at this question from a reader, in detail and if there is any difference between LCL shipment and a consolidation shipment..Click here to read more » » »
An interesting and informative video about the process of how containers are made..
A must see video for everyone involved in Shipping and Freight..Click here to read more » » »
If a cargo has been abandoned at the destination, is the freight forwarder that booked the cargo responsible or liable to the shipping line..??
Let’s see the answer to this important question..Click here to read more » » »
Buyer booked his cargo with a container shipping company and took containers from them with 10 days of free time. The seller stuffed the cargo inside containers in 12 days, now there is a detention for 2 days for containers.
Term of contract is FOB, but seller did not mention in the contract that he will stuff the cargo inside container in less than 10 days.
Who should pay the detention of containers ?Click here to read more » » »
Today – 25th September 2014 is World Maritime Day themed “IMO conventions: effective implementation“.. Being an educational blog about Shipping and Freight, this blog supports the IMO in promoting World Maritime Day and the IMO Conventions through this medium wherever and however possible.. I solicit everyone associated with the shipping, freight and maritime industry, especially the readers of this…Click here to read more » » »