Here’s the questions for Week 2/2009.. Which would be more difficult to pack in a 20’ gp – 20 tons of steel rods or 20 tons of cotton wool.. Why..?? If I say, “towards the front of the container”, which side of the container am I talking about..?? If there are 2 seals on a […]
Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 01/2009 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? (For the carrier (shipping line) the inclusion of Place of Receipt and Final Destination means that the carrier is liable for the safe movement of the cargo from […]
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 (in the case of release to an agent)..
What is your viewpoint on this issue..??