Do your container fleets meet the latest safety standards?

The TT Club addresses this issue in great detail as per their article below.. The safety of containers was initially addressed when there were tens of thousands of units. Now, some 45 years later, there are tens of millions in circulation. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been reviewing the processes associated with the Convention…

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You mean i can arrest a ship..!! – Part 1

South African admiralty law assists those who have a claim against shipowners by granting claimants the entitlement to arrest a ship that enters its jurisdiction. Such action may be taken by virtue of the South African Admiralty Regulation Act, No. 105 of 1983 (the “Act”) which effectively prevents a ‘guilty’ ship from legally departing from…

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Journey on a container ship from Hong Kong to Singapore – EXCELLENT time lapse video

Got this link via email from a Fernando Souza who is a persevering Spaniard who works for Spanish Teevee.. An EXCELLENT seafaring and shipping related video that I have seen, specially the approach to Singapore.. Well done Fernando.. Watch the video here and also share it.. You can read more about Fernando here and here.. If you…

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Can the shipper’s address on the bill of lading be in another country..??

Received a question “Can the shipper’s address on the bill of lading be in another country..??” In one of my previous articles, I wrote about the difference between an exporter and a shipper.. Just to recap below : Exporter = is a person or company or entity that is authorised by Customs and Govt authorities…

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What exactly is the LINER OUT CHARGE.. Shipping Lines are quoting this for cargo to West Africa..??

What exactly is the LINER OUT CHARGE..

Shipping Lines are quoting this for cargo to West Africa and other areas.. What does FILO mean..??

This article answers these questions..

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