We all know what a bill of lading is and what a contract of carriage is.. But do you know when a bill of lading become a contract of carriage..?? This article examines this question in detail..
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What is the difference between a shipper owned container and a carrier owned container..??
A shipper owned container is a container owned by the shipper of the goods and a carrier owned container is a container owned by a carrier..
But the question may be a bit deeper than just the difference in definition between the two.. Let’s see..
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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..
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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..
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