Post fixture clause for shipbrokers

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ITIC has recommended that brokers place a post-fixture clause at the end of recap messages in order to reduce the chances of exposure to severe financial loss as a result of important messages being overlooked.

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Liability of the freight forwarder on Abandoned Cargo

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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..

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Please support ITIC in the OSCAR charity Dragon Boat Race

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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..

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Seaworthiness of Containers

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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..

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A Chinese company has defrauded me.. Who can help me..??

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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..??

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Incoterms, transfer of risk and title to sue

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..

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Responsibility of buyer and seller in the case of cargo damage

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At some stage of shipping, many buyers and sellers have gone through this question.. There has been cargo damage – who should be held responsible.. Who was supposed to check what..??

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Can an insurance company assist a freight forwarder in case of lost bill of lading..??

If an Original Master Bill of Lading is lost by a Freight Forwarder, will his insurance company provide cover or assistance in securing a bank guarantee..??

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