November 2013 Blog Posts (14)

Shipping With A LoLo Vessel

A special type of ship that engages in the transportation of international freight is the LoLo Vessel. Although your trusted freight forwarder can provide you with more detailed information, it might be important for some shippers to gain an understanding about these vessels, especially if these ships are constantly used to transport your cargo. What makes the LoLo Vessel…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 27, 2013 at 4:34am — No Comments

The Jones Act

When we think of ocean freight shipping, we often picture an ocean container transported between two international locations. However, especially in the US, ocean freight shipping is also used for domestic-to-domestic shipments within US ports.

The Jones Act has been the main law that regulates domestic port-to-port shipments within…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 26, 2013 at 4:42am — No Comments

Creating a Packing List

Documents such as the bill of lading remain important in international ocean shipping. However, another document that is used for freight shipments includes the packing list. The packing list is usually typed and includes important information about the cargo. The information on the packing list includes details about the cargo, the commodity, the dimensions and the weight. Sometimes the packing list also…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 21, 2013 at 4:36am — No Comments

Lazaro of Valencia, Spain will be at SuperCargoPros Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Lazaro has registered for SCP Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. This company will be taking advantage of the opportunities to meeting international freight forwarding professionals from all over the region and all over the world will be at this groundbreaking…

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Added by Arisara on November 20, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Shipping and Typhoon Haiyan

We are all saddened by the horrific news out of the Philippines with regards to Typhoon Haiyan and the horrific damage left there. We all want to donate money and items to help the people of the Philippines right now. The obstacle is that an ocean freight vessel from the US might take up to a few weeks before arriving at the ports in the Philippines. And then having the relief reach areas hits hard can be especially difficult because of all of the damage and…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 19, 2013 at 4:50am — No Comments

PROJECT CARGO & FREIGHT FORWARDING COMPANY AT MAKASSAR, SOUTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA

We are one of freight forwarding company from Indonesia, We do serve better for your domestics & export/ Import cargo to round the world and we serve local shipment for FCL & LCL from Makassar, Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Belawan and to all Indonesian area & special at Sulawesi region.

 

Below our company activities:

  • Door to Door Services Domestic & Overseas
  • NVOCC Agency
  • Project Cargo…
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Added by Hasmadi on November 14, 2013 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Overtonnaging

Like any industry, the International freight shipping industry always keeps a close eye on supply and demand. For example, this could include the supply of ocean vessels to meet the demand of the shippers and their volumes of cargo. Major accounting firm Moore Stephens released their Shipping Confidence Survey a few weeks ago. After surveying industry experts, it seems that there are two big issues that…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 14, 2013 at 4:38am — No Comments

Impact of Dual-Fuel Ships

In this age of lowering shipping expenses while maintaining the same high-quality international cargo shipping services, carriers are taking a stand. One of the biggest contributors to rising freight shipping expenses is the current cost of diesel fuel needed for the ocean vessels. That is why many carriers are looking to use a new type of ship called dual-fuel vessels. In essence, the dual-fuel ship maintain two fuel sources for shipping, including…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 12, 2013 at 4:35am — No Comments

Sebenza Forwarding & Shipping (Pty) Ltd of Cape Town, South Africa will be at SuperCargoPros Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Sebenza Forwarding & Shipping (Pty) Ltd has registered for SCP Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. This company will be taking advantage of the opportunities to meeting international freight forwarding professionals from all over the region and all over…

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Added by Arisara on November 11, 2013 at 9:21am — No Comments

Eagle Air Agencies NV/SA of Brussels, Belgium will be at SuperCargoPros Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

 

Eagle Air Agencies NV/SA has registered for SCP Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. This company will be taking advantage of the opportunities to meeting international freight forwarding professionals from all over the region and all over the…

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Added by Arisara on November 7, 2013 at 11:42am — 1 Comment

Registering Vessels

Ocean vessels that facilitate in the transportation of international freight shipping must be registered with a home nation in order to do so. The best analogy for this type of registration would be by comparing vessels to individual people who are citizens of a nation. Citizens must obtain a passport from their nation of origin in order to travel abroad. Likewise, ships…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 7, 2013 at 4:28am — No Comments

Interfreight Antwerp NV of Antwerp, Belgium will be at SuperCargoPros Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa

Interfreight Antwerp NV has registered for SCP Africa 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. This company will be taking advantage of the opportunities to meeting international freight forwarding professionals from all over the region and all over the world will be at this…

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Added by Arisara on November 6, 2013 at 11:19am — 1 Comment

Panama Canal Expansion

The entire international logistics world, especially freight forwarders, is anticipating the expansion of the Panama Canal. When this construction project is complete, it will make freight shipping between Asia and the US West Coast between the US East Coast and Europe easier and more efficient than ever. By expanding the Panama Canal, the hope is to widen the capacity that the…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 5, 2013 at 4:36am — No Comments

Improving Terminals

When container terminals are experiencing financial losses, changes must be made in order to insure the terminals are profitable. Raising their rates might not suitable for the industry, which could have a negative impact on container shipping quotes. In the past year, we have seen businesses and Government entities invest money into ports and terminals so…

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Added by Steven Lerner on November 1, 2013 at 3:45am — No Comments

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