Image for Info

Is it a TEU or FEU..??

  Remember the famous question “Is it a bird, is it a plane……….” Well thought i would share something like that, only here, the question is, Is it a TEU or FEU.. Below is an article about an innovative concept relating to freight containers reblogged from Mike Poverello’s Blog.. The process of coupling as shown…

Click here to read more » » »

Image for question featured image

Difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage

In one of my previous articles I had discussed the difference between Pre-Carriage & On-Carriage.. Today i received a question asking what is the difference between “Main Carriage” and “On Carriage”..

This is from someone new to the shipping industry.. Since this site is dedicated to assisting newcomers to the industry to learn about shipping and ask questions such as these, I am reproducing an updated version of the previous article..

Click here to read more » » »

image for case study

Over height cargo crushed due to discrepancy in bill of lading – who is responsible..??

Here’s a very unique question from Michael about Over height cargo crushed due to discrepancy in bill of lading.. Hi Hariesh I have an issue where the HBL states cargo OOG. MBL does not reflect this. The over height cargo in an open top container was therefore not managed as OOG and the over height…

Click here to read more » » »

Image for opinion about CIF terms

Participate in the flexitank debate!

Participate in the flexitank debate! Date: 03/07/2013 Source: TT Talk 176 Flexitanks have been around for decades, but their use has expanded rapidly. The industry has sought to enhance standards over the recent years and currently is developing a standard for manufacturing and testing of single-use flexitanks. Take the opportunity to comment. During the last decade the…

Click here to read more » » »

Image for opinion about CIF terms

Can anyone become a freight forwarder..??

So you want to become a Freight Forwarder huh..!!

Did you wake up one fine day and think that “Hey let me become a Freight Forwarder”..?? Or have you been obsessing about becoming a Freight Forwarder..?? Have you been dreaming of becoming a Freight Forwarder..??

Can anyone become a freight forwarder..?? Well read this article to find out more..

Click here to read more » » »