Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2 This is Part 2 of a 4 part article.. In case you missed it, please read Part 1.. In this article we will cover the details relating to the voyage.. Pre-Carriage by : Assume that there is an inland point which is connected to the mainland port by means of a … Read more here..

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Manifest Correctors

What are manifest correctors..?? In Article 2 ( i wrote about what a manifest is, so you should have a clear understanding of it by now.. Once the manifest is updated in the shipping lines system and the bill of lading has been released, the documentation is deemed to be complete.. However, at times there are requests from the clients to … Read more here..

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how stowage planning works

Identifying a stow position

Some of the people in the industry can identify where a container has been stowed on board of a ship just by reading the stow position (also known as cell position) and also whether it is a 20’ or a 40’ container that is stowed there..

How they do this..?? Mainly based on experience in handling stowage plans, but there is a formula to it..

I will explain below..

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Types of Cargo Ships

When it comes to seafreight cargo, there are a variety of cargo ships and modes of shipping based on the cargoes available.. Container Vessels – is currently the most common mode of transport used for carrying 20′, 40′ and 45′ containers.. More details on size/type and usage of containers will follow in another article.. These come in various capacities ranging from … Read more here..

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