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There are similarities between Liner and Tramp Trade..?? I did not know that..

Liner and Tramp – no, not that tramp – I am talking about a Tramper service.. There are several similarities between these two trades..

No I am not kidding you, and in this article, I will explain what those similarities are..

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New products and valuable conference sessions at Intermodal Europe 2014

New products and valuable conference sessions at Intermodal Europe 2014

Over 130 exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services for the container transport and logistics industry at Intermodal Europe 2014, alongside a full conference programme, from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam AHOY.

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Dangerous goods movement procedure in South African ports

Transnet National Ports Authority in South Africa has released procedures for movement of hazardous cargoes in port areas, classing dangerous goods for stay within the port..

The ports covered are Richards Bay, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Ngqura, East London, Mossel Bay, Cape Town & Saldanha Bay

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Difference between Demurrage, Detention and Despatch

Demurrage, Detention and Despatch are terms that are used around the world in day to day shipping.. However sometimes people get confused about what to use which term where, especially Demurrage as it relates to container and bulk trades..

This article endeavours to clear this confusion by discussing the difference between Demurrage, Detention and Despatch and the meaning of each of these terms..

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Seaworthiness of Containers

Sharing another useful article from NAU Pte Ltd (“NAU”), a claims correspondent/consultancy firm based at Singapore dealing with Transport Liability, P&I and H&M Claims, about Seaworthiness of Containers..

Hope this article will give you an insight into the importance of maintaining the seaworthiness of containers..

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