The process of hazardous cargo acceptance and shipment

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 […]

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Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – week 49

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 […]

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Why you should subscribe to my blog

Dear Readers including those of you who commented on the blog, thanks for visiting and reading and commenting on the blog.. I would request that you SUBSCRIBE to this blog either via the RSS Feed or via email..  What does this mean..?? If you subscribe to this blog via the above methods, each time an […]

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Duly discharged bill of lading – the great debate

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 (in the case of release to an agent)..

What is your viewpoint on this issue..??

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