Is a delivery order issued by the shipping line considered to be a legal document..??
Category Archives: Documentation
Should the Shipped on Board stamp be signed and the implications whether it is signed or not..
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..??
For the release of cargo at destination and for the purpose of documentary credit negotiations, there are several endorsements required on a bill of lading.. In this article we take a look at who should endorse a bill of lading and what are the endorsements required..
Like who should endorse a house bill of lading and who should endorse a master bill of lading..
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..??