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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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Shipping Containers become cheap housing for students

Innovation in the usage of shipping containers is at its peak in Newtown in Johannesburg, South Africa where Citiq Property Developers have combined abandoned properties and re-purposed materials to create affordable and cheap housing for students studying in varsities and colleges around the area..

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Innovations on Safety at Sea for World Maritime Day

A single container ship travels the equivalent of three-quarters of the way to the moon and back – in one year..!!

On the occasion of World Maritime Day – 25th September 2014, the infographic contained in this article explores the modern shipping industry, the revolution in safety measures and how you can apply maritime safety principles at home..

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World Maritime Day 2014

World Maritime Day for 2014 is Thursday, 25 September..

The theme for this year’s World Maritime Day is IMO conventions: effective implementation, chosen in order to provide an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those IMO treaty instruments which have not yet entered into force, as well as those for which ratification by more States and more effective implementation would yield significant benefits..

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Difference between transhipment and cargo in transit..

You might have heard the terminology Transhipment and also Cargo in Transit.. It might be confusing to newcomers to the industry..

There is a big difference between the two and this article discusses these differences and explain how these two work..

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International Maritime Trade law

International Maritime Trade Law – To help generate awareness of maritime trade and the law of the sea, Norwich University has created an infographic shown below that addresses the freedom of the seas, security and piracy. As the occurrence of incidents increases by 25% every year, the awareness and understanding of piracy is crucial for it’s recession.

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