At some stage of shipping, many buyers and sellers have gone through this question.. There has been cargo damage – who should be held responsible.. Who was supposed to check what..??
An illustrative guest post outlining the anatomy of a shipping container written by Robert John Wheeler.. An interesting read for people who are within the industry and heard of these terms, but have not had the opportunity to see what they look like..
One of the processes in shipping is Transhipment.. This article clarifies a readers doubt whether the Port of Loading mentioned in the bill of lading will change if the container is transhipped..??
Shipping your cargo without insurance.. Hmmmmm, not a very smart idea.. Several pitfalls await those who attempt this.. Here’s a question from a reader based on their historical experience.. All comments welcome on this situation..
Everyone involved in export and import trade would have come across Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, usually referred to simply as the Harmonized System or the “HS Code”.. This article provides some info about The Classification handbook (2nd Edition)..
This article discusses the relationship between Telex Release and a Master Bill of Lading and whether a telex release can be issued on a master bill of lading.. Post based on a question from a reader..
In the aftermath of the RENA disaster, this article displays a few images to reiterate the importance of SOLAS..
If you are new to this site or you are a regular visitor but have doubts on how to access certain areas of this blog or if you are not aware of what else this blog can offer you, then read this article.. It will surely give you a broader understanding about this site..
If you are involved in or deal with liner shipping, you might have come across a terminology “blank sailing”.. This article discusses what it means and the reasons for the same..
There are various types and formats and variants of a Bill of Lading.. Here we will discuss similarities if any between a House Bill of Lading and a Switch Bill of Lading..