BoxTech, the database of technical details for containers, has introduced a number of new functions which will help shippers save time, and enable equipment owners to register container sales and flag units with exception alerts.. Two of top three global carriers are already using the new features..
Category Archives: Shipping Knowledge
Have a shipping and freight related question..?? You are at the right place.. You can ask your shipping and freight question using the form below and either myself or other readers, will answer your question.. If you know the answers to questions that others have posted below, please feel free to answer them (please refer […]
Can I telex release a negotiable bill of lading..??
Maybe because it is one of the most important documents in global trade, there seems to always be a degree of uncertainty around a bill of lading, which type to issue, how many to issue etc..
This question is part of this uncertainty and many people have doubts on what is a Telex Release, how it works and under what circumstances a Telex Release maybe issued..
In relation to what is Telex Release and how it works, you can read my article dedicated to Telex Release..
In this particular post, I will cover the circumstances under which a Telex Release maybe issued and whether a telex release can be done for a negotiable bill of lading..
Welcome to the Guides page of this blog.. SEEK . LEARN . KNOW . GROW is the motto of this blog and in line with this motto, here are some are some free guides on shipping and freight that you can download, read and benefit.. Guide 1 : The “Beginner’s Guide to Importing” will assist those […]
Cargo Damage is a very regular occurrence in shipping.. This guide explains the types of cargo damage and how to prevent it and also how to handle a cargo damage situation..
If your niche is in
• Handling containerised cargo as an exporter, importer, carrier or agent
• Packing of containerised cargo
• Transportation of containerised cargo
• Loss control
• Any kind of handling of containerised cargo
then this guide is for you..
This interesting insight on the impact of extreme weather on contracts of carriage has been reproduced from Gard..
This article is a live case study about release of cargo by an agent without house bill of lading.. I invite all of you to comment on the recourse available to the freight forwarder in this interesting case..
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..