The largest shipping companies – Top 10

The largest shipping companies top 10

A shipowner (carrier) is the owner of the ship or another organization or person who has assumed the responsibility for the operation of the vessel from the owner and chartered it. The organization or person fulfills specific duties or responsibilities on behalf of the shipowner, such as employing the crew. Ocean carriers mainly provide shipping …

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The process of transport implementation

Every importer realizes the importance of efficiently transporting their goods. It is very important to know the whole process so that nothing surprises us during transport. A significant simplification is the existence of specialist forwarding companies on the market, which take over the obligation related to transport. Below we will describe how the process of …

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Impact of Chinese holidays on transport from China

If you trade with China, you must consider the holidays celebrated in this country. We often do not realize the impact of Chinese holidays on the transport of goods from China, as well as China’s production in general. China is considered a “factory of the world”, and this factory is closed for a month during …

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Telex Release – Electronic version of the bill of lading

Bill of Lading, or sea waybill, is one of the most important documents in international transport. On its basis, we can pick up the cargo at the destination port. In the previous article, we also described types of bills of lading and what records must contain such a document. When importing from China, people often …

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Bill of lading – sea waybill

Correctly filled transport documents are essential for the implementation of any international transport. Furthermore, each of the transport branches has its own pattern of the bill of landing. Maritime law distinguishes charter part, a note of booking or bill of lading. The last one is one of the most important in the case of international …

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Railway development in China – Chinese stations

The origins of the Chinese railways date back to 1865. Railway transport is continually developing, new routes are being built, and new, bigger railway stations are being built. China is currently carrying out one of the most significant modernizations and expansion programs for railways in history to preserve the high position of the railways in …

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What does the shipowner do?

Work at sea and sea transport have accompanied people for centuries. Without this, many areas of the economy would not have the right to exist in today’s world. Currently, imports and exports outside land and air routes are primarily carried out by sea. This is one of the most convenient and safest ways to transport …

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What do the forwarders do?

The forwarder is a very important character who can facilitate cooperation with the Chinese. Who exactly is the forwarder, what does he do, and what are his duties? We will try to answer all these questions in this article. Before we start importing goods from China, it is worth finding out who the forwarder is …

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The biggest container ships in the world 2023

Container ships are vessels intended mainly for container transport. Trading between countries increases, and the demand for container shipping services is no different. For decades engineers tried to create as big ships as possible to fit a lot of containers and make maritime shipping efficient. What are the biggest container ships in the world? The …

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FCL and LCL – differences

Many companies conducting international trade have a dilemma as to what type of sea or rail transport is best used by importing or exporting goods. By sending our products by sea, for example from China or by rail to European countries, we have to consider between choosing FCL and LCL. Taking into account the volume, …

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