A burning question that is circulating currently in the container industry is whether the Tare Weight of a container should be included in the weight shown in the Bill of Lading or not and whether the SOLAS VGM should match the Bill of Lading weight..
Article outlining all that we need to know about Dangerous Goods segregation.. Courtesy of Shashi Kallada – IMDG Code Compliance Centre
SOLAS VGM Method 2 – How it works in South Africa.. An accredited 3rd party assessor’s view..
An article outlining a day in the life of a shipbroker and the functions that are handled by a shipbroker.. An interesting read for anyone looking to become a shipbroker..
A pictorial view of the consequences of container weight misdeclaration..
Current and innovative ideas in shipping deserves to be shared and below is one such great idea (originally published in Bloomberg Businessweek) relating to the shipping of lobster which I am sharing here for everyone’s interest..