Monthly Archives: May 2011

Types of Cargo ships – Part 2

This post is a “visual” extension of my previous post on Types of Cargo Ships.. Means here alongwith the text, you can also see the picture of the vessel.. Click on the images to see the larger version.. Container Vessels – is currently the most common mode of transport used for carrying 20′, 40′ and 45′ […]

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How to handle IMCO Class 1 cargo..

In my previous article Hazardous Cargo, we had a brief look into Class 1 cargoes.. Below is a guest post by Bentley Cook about how to handle IMCO Class 1 cargo and dispel the taboo surrounding this cargo.. Who is Bentley Cook..?? Bentley Cook is a veteran of 37 years in the shipping industry having […]

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What is meant by Direct Delivery..??

There are cases where some of containers might need to be directly loaded onto the ship from the truck – meaning it doesn’t get offloaded at the CY (container yard) as is normally done with other containers.. directly discharged onto the truck from the ship – meaning it doesn’t get shuffled to the CY (container […]

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