It is mandatory for all ships to comply with ballast water convention while carrying out ballasting and de-ballasting processes. Learn about ten important points for complying with the ballast water convention.
A ship that sails on a fixed route regularly, following a schedule is known as a liner. They have regular ports of call. On the other hand, we have ships that do not follow a schedule or have regular routes. Such ships are called tramp services.
Different types of material handling equipment are used to handle different kinds of cargo, such as bulk cargo or individual cartons. Let’s take a look at the most common MHE used.
When cargo is shipped from one location to another, it has to be accompanied by a set of documents authenticating the transfer and the products being transferred. This set of documents are referred to as shipping documents.