What is the difference between Storage and Demurrage..?? This is another area where some confusion exists and I will explain the reason why.. When a container is discharged off a ship, it is moved to the CY area within the port.. When the customer has done the clearance with customs and is ready to take […]
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Demurrage and Detention – a very contentious topic and one of the most expensive costs in containerised shipping..
This article discusses all about Container Demurrage and Detention and the differences and similarities across various countries and shipping lines..
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Before we start the import process lets look at some definitions/explanations : Consignee or Importer : Companies that are authorised by Customs and Govt authorities to import cargoes into South Africa from various countries.. Place of Origin : A place from which a certain cargo originates in order to be shipped to a certain destination […]