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Cargo insurance for frozen food

Frozen Food vs Chilled food As an introduction, it is important to consider the difference between hard frozen goods and goods carried in chilled or cooled conditions. Hard frozen goods are a far more attractive proposition to an insurer than those in chilled or cold form. Failure or malfunction [...]

CMA CGM to reinforce its cargo service between China and East Africa

CMA CGM has announced the creation of two new cargo services: ASEA Kenya and ASEA Tanzania. They will improve maritime links between East Africa and Asia, from December 2014. These two new services are expected to reduce transit times for cargo to Kenya and Tanzania. Furthermore, the maritime links to Somalia will now be [...]

2021-08-31T12:25:45+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News feed|Tags: , , , , , |

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and Ctrip to set up a JV in China

The American group Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) finally reveals its strategy in the Chinese market. RCCL has logically chosen to support its development in the region through an alliance with one of the leading local operators: Ctrip. The US ship-owner sold to Ctrip the Celebrity Century. The ship will leave in April 2015 [...]

2021-08-31T12:29:13+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News feed|Tags: , , , |

Indonesia shows maritime ambition with $6 billion port plan

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is targeting almost $6 billion in projects to expand ports across the world’s biggest archipelago, where investors are deterred by logistics costs that amount to a quarter of the economy. Mr Widodo, known as Jokowi, plans to expand five ports on the nation's main islands, seeking to reduce shipping delays [...]

2021-08-31T14:52:39+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News feed|Tags: , , |

A container ship spills in the port of Shanghai

After switching, a container ship accidentally dropped a part of its cargo, Wednesday, November 12, in the port of Shanghai. At least 38 containers were overturned like dominoes, causing no human injuries.

2021-08-31T15:04:01+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News feed|Tags: , , , , |

Hong Kong Container Volume Dips for Third Straight Month

Hong Kong container port has seen year-over-year container volume growth decelerate for three consecutive months. Numbers from the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region show Hong Kong handled throughput of 1.8 million TEUs in September, down 7.3 percent from September 2013. Hong Kong's year-to-date volume totals 16.8 million TEUs, up 1.5 [...]

2021-08-31T15:20:34+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News feed|Tags: , , , , |

Singapore funds initiative to improve port operations

A new, $54 million initiative in Singapore will research port management and urban congestion to help boost the country's port efficiency. The Urban Computing and Engineering Centre of Excellence, a joint venture by the country's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore University and Fujitsu, will research sustainable options for improving port operations. [...]

2020-09-24T14:22:27+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Business Insurance|Tags: , , |

Shanghai Port and Antwerp sign MoU

Shanghai Port, the largest in the world, and the port of Antwerp, the second-largest in Europe, are to collaborate more closely. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed to this effect during the recent trade mission to Shanghai, port of Antwerp said in its press release. Antwerp and Shanghai have maintained close relationships with [...]

2020-09-24T14:15:55+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Business Insurance|Tags: , |

Carrier Liabilities and their Limits

With respect to the insurance of goods in transit, during transportation, the goods are exposed to various risks. To secure repayment of the sums involved in the event of damage or loss, the charger has a legal obligation to ensure the goods. In practice, the charger representing the importer or exporter at the Incoterms [...]

2021-08-10T09:20:30+08:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Business Insurance|
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