Category Archives: Shipping Knowledge

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2

Parts of a bill of lading – Part 2 This is Part 2 of a 4 part article.. In case you missed it, please read Part 1.. In this article we will cover the details relating to the voyage.. Pre-Carriage by : Assume that there is an inland point which is connected to the mainland port by means of a … Read more here..

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Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 02/2009

  Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 02/2009 Which would be more difficult to pack in a 20’ gp – 20 tons of steel rods or 20 tons of cotton wool.. Why..?? (20 tons of cotton wool.. why..?? because 20′ containers are primarily designed to carry heavy cargo and not optimised for volumetric cargo.. cotton wool will take … Read more here..

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Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 01/2009

Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – Week 01/2009 1) What is the implication of the Place of Receipt and Final Destination in a bill of lading..?? (For the carrier (shipping line) the inclusion of Place of Receipt and Final Destination means that the carrier is liable for the safe movement of the cargo from the Place of Receipt to … Read more here..

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Test your shipping knowledge – week 50

This week’s questions to test your shipping knowledge.. 1) What is the height in feet of a 40’ Standard Container 2) What is the height in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 3) What is the width in feet of a 40’ High Cube container 4) What is the difference between a 40’ High Cube container and a 45’ High Cube container..?? 5) What … Read more here..

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Answers to Test your shipping knowledge – week 49

1) What is meant by the term DDP..?? (Refer to https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 2) What is the significance of the term Ex-Works..?? (Refer to https://shippingandfreightresource.com/2008/11/15/article-7-inco-terms/) 3) Which is the 1st page of a bill of lading (Each bill of lading has two sides (pages) – the 1st page is the page which displays the terms and conditions of the carrier) 4) What … Read more here..

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Test your shipping knowledge – week 49 – 2008

Thought that this would be a good way to find out what we know and dont know about shipping – basically the work that we do on a daily basis.. It will be a series of questions on a weekly basis.. Starting with week 49.. See how many points you can get.. Give yourself 2 points for each right answer.. … Read more here..

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