If multiple notify parties are used on the bill of lading for a shipment, do they have a different role and responsibility..?? Are they similar or different..?? And what is the reason for multiple notify parties..??
Insurance is a very important item in any business transaction.. Shipping is no different..
Will there be any impact on the insurance cover taken if the bill of lading issued for the shipment is an Express Bill of Lading..??
A case study on the obligations of a shipping line in terms of clauses/notations to be mentioned in a bill of lading.. Based on a real life question from a reader..
This is an article about endorsements on a bill of lading based on below question from a reader of this blog..
In an import FCL shipment in which a House Bill of Lading is, who should endorse the House Bill and who should endorse the Master Bill..
A Telex Release is a very important yet tricky requirement and needs to be handled carefully.. A client could request Telex Release under many circumstances without consideration for how the bill has been consigned/released..
It is important the significance of who the bill of lading is consigned to properly and clearly understood..
Read on to find out if a Telex Release may be actioned if a bill of lading is consigned To Order…….??
Planning to import, but don’t know where and how to start..??
Here is some “generic” practical advice to importers who are importing for the first time.. Includes information about the documentation required for importing, what precautions one must take to avoid any losses..
Please be guided that this is a very generic advice and each import is different and could have many variables..
Misdeclaration of cargo weight in a container has been a pain in the neck for many shipping lines, ship operators and several discussions, meetings have taken place on how to control this serious issue..
This article poses the question about who verifies the cargo weight in a container and where..??
One of the processes in shipping is Transhipment.. This article clarifies a readers doubt whether the Port of Loading mentioned in the bill of lading will change if the container is transhipped..??
If you are in the shipping and freight industry, you would have no doubt heard about a Delivery Order..
This article explains in detail all about a Delivery Order – what is it, who issues it, who should it be issued to and its importance..
A Change of Destination request is sent to or received by the carriers for many shipments.. This article dissects such a request and explains the process of how to handle it..