Monthly Archives: February 2011

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker

Difference between a Freight Forwarder and Broker Freight Forwarder : Essentially secures the business of various exporters and importers and has the ability/facility to storage the cargo belonging to the clients at their warehouse (usually all big forwarders have their own warehouses) arrange the distribution or “forwarding” of the cargo as per the instructions of […]

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What is a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) in shipping..??

VSA stands for a Vessel Sharing Agreement.. A vessel sharing agreement is usually reached between various container shipping lines who agree to operate a liner service along a specified route using a specified number of vessels.. It is not necessary for each of the partners to have equal number of vessels.. The space that is […]

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Best articles of Shipping in South Africa

Hey all.. I thought it would be good idea to recap on some of the best articles that i have written on this blog since 2008.. Of course, this is MY list of Top 10 articles of Shipping in South Africa.. If you like any other articles specifically, do share with a brief note on […]

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