ETD and ETA – What is it?

In maritime transport, it is often difficult to precisely determine the time of arrival or even the departure of a ship from port. This is due to many factors with which the ship comes into contact during the sea voyage. For this reason, the abbreviations ETA and ETD have been created, which provide approximate dates …

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Coronavirus impact on transport from China

Coronavirus impact on transport

At the end of January, the world was informed about an outbreak of an unknown virus in China. The disease, currently known as 2019-nCoV, is similar to influenza. The symptoms are fever, coughing, shallow, and difficulty in breathing. The city of Wuhan in the province of Hubei is considered to be the epicenter of the …

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Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd is a German transport company that is thriving internationally. It belongs to the leading ocean carriers for the trade of Transatlantic, Middle East, Latin, and North America. HAPAG is an abbreviation of Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft, which we can be translated as a transatlantic shipping company on the Hamburg-America line. Hapag-Lloyd AG is the fifth largest …

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Smart state – Singapore

Singapore is a city-state that has been developing following its vision of the future for many years. Investments in modern technologies are at the heart of the development strategy. The state can be called economic power. In the article, we will try to explain why Singapore became the leader of modern technologies. Modern technologies – …

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HS Code for food

HS Code for food

Knowledge of HS customs codes is necessary when importing or exporting goods. That is because the appropriate nomenclature code allows the product to be identified and the customs duties to be determined subsequently. Food is one of the most important areas of the economy. Due to its direct impact on human health and life, it …

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How does the container unloading looks like?

Every year, tonnes of cargo arrive at seaports. Current technology and engineering guarantee efficient and effective logistics. Many functions used for unloading the container at the port have been automated. In the article below, we will try to explain exactly how the container unloading in port looks like. Port Features Each port performs such basic …

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The largest ports in North America

largest ports in North America

Maritime transport plays an important role all over the world, including in North America. Here we present the largest ports in North America with their brief descriptions. Even though the United States economy is considered one of the most powerful in the world, the largest American port is only in the second ten on the …

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Air freight and further development prospects

Choosing the right method of transport may seem troublesome. Air freight is certainly the fastest way to ship goods, but when compared to other methods, its prices seem to be high. This option is recommended, especially for people who want to transport goods that require a short delivery time. Airfreight provides a loading usually within …

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Alliances in container shipping

Shipowners’ companies have decided to create alliances, which is why you can often find the names of alliances in which shipowners operate in offers from carriers. In the article below, we will dispel doubts and explain what the names of the alliances mean. Alliances – MSC and Maersk – 2M Maersk and MSC are the …

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HS Code for toys

The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, also known as the Harmonized System (HS) of tariff nomenclature is an internationally standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products. The nomenclature covers 5000 groups of goods. Knowledge of HS Code is useful when importing and exporting goods. Recently, the import of toys is very …

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