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Cargo Tracking Note – what is it..??

Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) – is an official, maritime document issued upon shipment at the loading port and mandatory for many countries in Africa..

The basic information required on the CTN is the cargo, shipper, receiver, vessel/voyage, loading and discharging port.. The CTN is required by these countries for information on cargo flows and also for statistics purposes..

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An all women South African ship crew makes history

Further to my previous post paying tribute to women in shipping in South Africa and everywhere else, SA women have put themselves on top again by completing a five day voyage with an all woman crew.. The SA Agulhas is South Africa’s ice-strengthened polar research vessel..  The ship recently completed a five day voyage with an all woman crew and on…

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Port and Starboard on a ship – what it means

Port and Starboard on a ship – what it means Most of you might have heard the term Port side and Starboard side in relation to a ship.. These are actually nautical terms which refer to the left and right side of the ship respectively when you are looking towards the Bow (the front of…

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