In Article 6 – Hazardous Cargo we discussed about the various types of hazardous cargoes and the labels and other information.. In this article, lets go through the actual process of how the hazardous cargo approval process works with the lines and port.. It starts with the client approaching the shipping line for hazardous cargo
Hello all, hope all of you had a wonderful entry into this new year 2009.. Heres the first of the questions for this year 2009.. Test your shipping knowledge with these questions : 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? 2) What is the
Answers to test your shipping knowledge Week – 50 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container (GP containers come in either 8 feet or 8.6 feet height) 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container (High Cube containers have a height of 9.6 feet and
This week’s questions to test your shipping knowledge.. 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 3) What is the width in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 4) What is the difference between a 40’ High Cube container and a
1) What is meant by the term DDP..?? (Refer to https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 2) What is the significance of the term Ex-Works..?? (Refer to https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 3) Which is the 1st page of a bill of lading (Each bill of lading has two sides (pages) – the 1st page is the page which displays the terms and conditions
Thought that this would be a good way to find out what we know and dont know about shipping – basically the work that we do on a daily basis.. It will be a series of questions on a weekly basis.. Starting with week 49.. See how many points you can get.. Give yourself 2
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Cargo covered by a bill of lading maybe released to the entity to whom it is consigned..
Some lines are releasing cargo without the endorsement , some are strictly following above, some are content with releasing cargo to whoever is in possession of the bill of lading and are not seeking any endorsement or authorisation letter
There are a variety of special cargoes that are loaded on every ship.. Most common of these special cargoes are cargoes like Out of gauge Cargo (OOG) and Refrigerated Cargo (Reefer).. These special cargoes require special containers for the carriage of same.. In this article, we discuss these special containers and what makes them special..