Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Who pays freight charges for a shipment..??

Charges that are applicable for a shipment can be classified as Ocean related charges and Landside charges.. This article discussed who pays for freight charges between the buyer and seller..

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class52 - Consequences of incorrect acceptance of hazardous cargo

Consequences of incorrect acceptance of hazardous cargo

In this blog, across the many articles that i have written, i have made several references to hazardous cargoes, documentation for hazardous cargoes, safety measure for hazardous cargoes, and consequences of non-declaration of hazardous cargoes etc.. I cannot emphasise this topic enough because it is just so important.. Here is a real life case where […]

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billdate - Should the Shipped on Board Date and Bill of Lading Date be the same..??

Should the Shipped on Board Date and Bill of Lading Date be the same..??

Shipped on Board Date and Bill of Lading date – can these two dates be different..

What are the implications if they are same or different..??

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oops - Misdeclaration of container weights - the struggle continues

Misdeclaration of container weights – the struggle continues

Further to my previous articles regarding Mis-declaration of weights on board ships, and Weighing of all export containers, the issue is hotting up with the World Shipping Council recommending strict measures.. Below is an article from FTW covering this issue..

Misdeclared container weight issue gets an airing in US 

The issue of misdeclared container weights once again came under the spotlight when Chris Koch, President (more…)

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