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Importance of a Bulbous Bow

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.

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12 check points to choose the right warehouse for your products

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..

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A question of FOB and container detention

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 ?

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Today is World Maritime Day #worldmaritimeday

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…

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