How many original bills of lading must I surrender to get release of cargo..??
This question popped up on my comments and emails quite a few times since the beginning of this year and therefore I decided to write this short note to answer it..
Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight..
This maybe an eye opener for several other people who maybe in this predicament or situation and need to know these intimate details of shipping..
Are telex release and express release the same..??
Telex Release and Express Release - These are terms that still confuses many people in the industry..
The confusion occurs when these terms are loosely used instead of using it in the strict sense..
Shipper on bill of lading can be from a country different from port of loading - Yes or No..?? What is your opinion and what is the regulation in your country..?? Participate in this short poll and let us find out..
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..
Shippers load, stow and count or Shippers load and count or SLAC is a term that you would have seen in the description of the bill of lading for all shipments.. What does it mean to the line and to the shipper..??