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Most advanced container terminal in the world

Couldn't resist sharing below article from The Maritime Executive.. Original article maybe found here - http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/apm-opens-most-advanced-container-terminal.. The future of ports and terminal management.. Well done...
by Shipping in South Africa on Apr 27, 2015

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Outside the Box: The Shipping Container Revolution

This infographic article provides an insight into the shipping container revolution detailing some of the many impressive buildings which have been created from shipping containers around the world.. It also offers the pros and cons of building with...
by Shipping in South Africa on Apr 14, 2015

Shipping Questions & Answers

Hello everyone.. As you know by now, this blog is all about providing people (new and old) in the shipping and freight industry with information relating to the processes and procedures involved in shipping and how things work or rather how they SHOU...
by Shipping in South Africa on Apr 9, 2015

Relationship between Consignee and Notify Party

Is there a relationship between consignee and notify party in a bill of lading..?? Simple enough question.. But the answer may not be as simple.. Read on to understand the various types of relationships between consignee and notify, whether contractu...
by Shipping in South Africa on Mar 31, 2015

Do banks verify if cargo is actually loaded on a ship..??

Do banks verify if cargo is actually loaded on a ship..?? Shippers who deal with documentary credit know that the term Shipped on Board carries quite a bit of weight and there is often a lot of discussions, disputes, rejections etc from the side of t...
by Shipping in South Africa on Mar 24, 2015

What is a reefer container and how does it work..??

A REEFER CONTAINER is a short form for REFRIGERATED CONTAINER. Simply put, reefer containers are big fridges that are used to transport temperature controlled cargoes such as fruits, meat, fish, seafood, vegetables, dairy and also also other non-food...
by Shipping in South Africa on Mar 10, 2015

Why Do I Want to Live in a Shipping Container ?

Shipping containers are progressing into the mainstream as alternative home and office construction building materials. Used shipping containers make for excellent building materials; modular, easily assembled, durable, and they can drastically cut d...
by Shipping in South Africa on Mar 5, 2015

How to know a shipping container is in good condition

New and used shipping containers today are big business, and pricing competition is fierce! Here's how to know if a shipping container is in a condition that will meet your requirements. New and used shipping containers are finding their way into tod...
by Shipping in South Africa on Feb 26, 2015

Freight Farms — An entire hydroponic farm in an insulated shipping container

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by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Feb 19, 2015

Freight Elevator – KYHC010

Freight elevator memiliki kapasitas antara 1000 kg s/d 5000 kg, design cabin dan interior ceiling painted finish dan lantai menggunakan plate checkerd atau bordes. Lebih lihat gambar brosur berikut ini: 1. Design cabin dan detail dimensi Freight Elev...
by hargalift on Feb 12, 2015

ocean freight, hope can help you.

Ocean rate for your reference as follow:Currency: USDAntwerp 955 1780 1780 Zeebrugge 980 1830 1830 Hamburg 1030 1930 1930 Bremerhaven 980 1830 1880 FrLE HAVRE 955 1780 1830 ROTTERDAM 895...
by Scam on Feb 5, 2015

Haven — The Private Marketplace for Ocean Freight

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by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Feb 3, 2015

DFCCIL Delhi 92 Electrical, S&T and Traffic Transportation Recruitment 2015 Apply before Feb 23

DFCCIL Delhi 92 Electrical, S&T and Traffic Transportation Recruitment 2015 Apply before Feb 23 – Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking under the administrative control of Government of India...
by Edu Jobs Plus on Jan 30, 2015

Kontainers — Real-time booking of freight shipping containers

“ Shipping freight in containers revolutionised the world in the 1960s, but the industry hasn't moved on much since. Booking and transacting is still predominantly offline, still waiting hours and days for traders and brokers to phone back with quo...
by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Jan 30, 2015

What will happen in the world of shipping and freight in 2015

Compliments of the season to everyone and trust your entry into 2015 has been good and wonderful.. What does 2015 hold for us in the world of shipping and freight.?? Does anyone really know..?? What are the crystal ball gazers seeing..?? The post Wh...
by Shipping in South Africa on Jan 7, 2015

Adios 2014

I posed some questions as below when we said goodbye to 2013 back in, well 2013.. Will the P3 become a reality..?? Will the pirates move back East..?? Will the Triple E be overthrown as the worlds largest ship..?? Will we know the exact reasons why t...
by Shipping in South Africa on Dec 16, 2014

Difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board

Is there a difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board notations on a bill of lading or do they mean the same..?? The post Difference between Laden on Board and Shipped on Board appeared first on Shipping and Freight Resource.
by Shipping in South Africa on Dec 10, 2014

Is the current inspection regime for containers good enough..??

The introduction of the freight container revolutionised the carriage of cargo in the supply chain, permitting large volumes of cargo to be lifted from ships without the need for slings, nets or platforms. But the container brought its own problems t...
by Shipping in South Africa on Dec 8, 2014

I don’t want to use a 40′ High Cube container

Ever wondered, why some customers refuse to use 40' High Cube containers even if there is no difference in freight between a 40' GP and a 40' HQ..?? Wonder no more.. The post I don’t want to use a 40′ High Cube container appeared first o...
by Shipping in South Africa on Dec 2, 2014


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