General Average clause in shipping

General average clause in shipping industry The general average concept in shipping deals with losses arising during ocean transport that need to be shared between all cargo owners shipping on…

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Export General Manifest (India)

EGM, or the Export General Manifest has to be filed with the Custom authorities before the freight forwarder's transport (carrying cargo for delivery to other countries) departs from India or…

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What is ISPS and who has to pay it?

What is ISPS Security Code? ISPS stands for International Ship and Port facility Security code. This is an important part of maritime laws and regulations that safeguard the safety of…

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What does NVOCC mean?

Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOCC) refers to a transportation operator that does not own any ocean going vessel assets. The transport operator will take care of operations that include…

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What is Port and Starboard ?

Port and Starboard When standing on a vessel and looking in the direction of forward movement, the port side of the ship is to the left and the starboard side…

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