Millions of different cargo are moving daily from one place to another. Cargo can be transported by sea, air or road, depending on the distance and urgency. However, around 80 % of all cargo is estimated to be transported by marine cargo ships. Unfortunately, according to a World Shipping Council (WSC) report, up to 1,382 shipping [...]
Marine Freight Insurance is protection along the transport chain. Marine Cargo Insurance, or Ad Valorem Insurance, can cover your goods from the factory to the final delivery. Whatever the mode of transportation used: sea, air, land, river. Your Marine Cargo Insurance Brokers deliver a unique certificate of insurance for all transport. Marine Freight Insurance protects against [...]
What should you do when I have a Cargo Claim following a transport accident? At receipt of the shipment At the delivery, the consignee who notices evidence of a transport accident must make detailed remarks on the packing list to keep the insurance company future opportunities of recovery. Confirm those remarks to the carrier: [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]