Types of Cargo Ships

When it comes to seafreight cargo, there are a variety of cargo ships and modes of shipping based on the cargoes available.. Container Vessels – is currently the most common mode of transport used for carrying 20′, 40′ and 45′ containers.. More details on size/type and usage of containers will follow in another article.. These come…

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Calculation of CBM – Update

In response to my previous article https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2009/02/20/how-to-calculate-cbm-freight-ton/ on how to calculate CBM, one of my readers had this question : Quote Hallo,  How do you calculate the volume of a Roll eg. a carpet @  3.00m(length) x 0.60m (diameter)  Thanks! Unquote The answer : Firstly you need to make sure that all measurements are in metres…

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Documents required by shipping lines for release of cargo

All shipping lines require certain documents prior to the shipment being released for imports or bill of lading being released for exports.. For normal containerised cargo release in south africa below docs are required.. Imports : Authorised SAD500 bearing the SARS stamp Authorised Cargo Dues Order bearing the Transnet stamp Original lines bill of lading…

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