Charterers or shippers often request that ventilation channels are built into the stow of bagged cargoes – but experts have advised north that their effectiveness is unproven.
The new season for south american soya beans will be starting shortly.
Missing or incorrect reefer data can find its way onto a BAPLIE file. Crew should make sure they always cross check the BAPLIE file with the reefer manifests or specials list.
Blockchain technology is gaining a higher profile – but what is it and how might it affect the shipping industry?
The carriage of seed cake cargoes in bulk continues to cause confusion and the potential for misdeclaration remains high.
Change in regulation from the Australian authorities on AGM certification.
A new Loss Prevention Briefing on the Carriage of "Break-Bulk Cargoes" has been produced.
Press reports indicate the Government of Indonesia has relaxed the ore export ban that had previously been in place.
We have published a new Loss Prevention Briefing: “Carrying Coffee Beans in Containers”.
In this article Alan Walker, Marine Market Sector Manager at coatings experts Safinah explores the measures that may be taken by Members to minimise problems related to cargo tank coatings.
Loading urea in China can have complications and claims arise regularly. In this article we look briefly at some of the main problems.
Update on the new SOLAS requirement for each container with cargo in to have a VGM declared by the shipper.