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Difference between ground rent and demurrage and detention

Difference between ground rent and demurrage and detention This is a question from Siddhartha What is ground rent , is it different from demurrage and detention ? and who will collect ground rent ? Siddhartha, in very simple terms, ground rent indicates Storage and it is different from demurrage and detention.. Storage could occur under…

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Verification of container weights – be prepared for the legislation

This article covering a very pertinent and current discussion regarding the verification of container weights – was reposted from WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PORTCULLIS blog by Michael Poverello.. Preparing for legislation on verification of container weights November 26, 2013 — Leave a comment Port Technology International – The work by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), within the auspices of…

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Ocean Freight Vs Air Freight

Ocean Freight Vs Air Freight – Pros and Cons – is the title of this guest post by John Collings.. There are numerous ways in which retailers (or any other type of seller) can deliver a product that is being sold to customers, if the distance is not so big. However, if the product has to be…

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Connection between Shipper and NVOCC

Connection between Shipper and NVOCC :- Can a shipper negotiate directly with a NVO for slot rates? Who would handle the documentation in that case? Would the shipper/cnee have to hire a FF to complete the delivery? Or could they do it with an in-house staff member? Thanks Jeff Carter for this multi part question.. If…

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Global economy is stitched together by giant container ports

Global economy is stitched together by giant container ports, how..?? 90% of the worlds trade is done by sea and this scale of trade can be achieved only through the massive contribution of these giant container ports.. Have a look at the connection visually on this very interesting site that I came across.. This site…

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