This interesting insight on the impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage has been reproduced from Gard..
Category Archives: Marine Insurance
Will you please pack your container properly..!!
I can hear this cry loud and clear from many Insurance companies, P&I Clubs, Transporters, Importers and Shipping Lines and all within good reason too..
There are innumerable cases of damage to cargo, containers, personnel, lifting equipment and ships due to improper packing of cargo into containers..
Cargo damage can take many forms such as Physical, Wet, Contamination, Temperature related etc..
As per UK P&I Club, 25% of the cargo claims that they receive is due to physical damage.. Read on to understand more..
Seal number discrepancy between manifest and container happens many times than you can imagine and this happens all over the world.. How and why does this seal number discrepancy happen and what steps should a consignee take when it happens..??
If a cargo has been abandoned at the destination, is the freight forwarder that booked the cargo responsible or liable to the shipping line..??
Let’s see the answer to this important question..
On Tuesday 16 September, the inaugural OSCAR campaign Dragon Boat Race will unite members of the international shipping community for a fantastic afternoon on the water..
Please support ITIC in raising funds for the OSCAR Campaign..
Sharing another useful article from NAU Pte Ltd (“NAU”), a claims correspondent/consultancy firm based at Singapore dealing with Transport Liability, P&I and H&M Claims, about Seaworthiness of Containers..
Hope this article will give you an insight into the importance of maintaining the seaworthiness of containers..
A Chinese company has defrauded me.. Who can help me..??
Seems to be a very popular question/issue within the international trading arena.. Is there a solution or recourse to the buyer..??
It would be interesting to see how many other readers have had such experiences and if anyone has been successful in getting back any of the monies from the people that defrauded you..??
Incoterms, the transfer of risk and the title to sue are some of the issues that are discussed at length and detail across many platforms.. There is however a great deal of misunderstanding and miscommunication about this subject.. The latest TT Talk article from the TT Club discusses this issue in detail..