Policies

Shipping Cargo: Do Banks Verify It?

Shipping Cargo: Do Banks Verify It?
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, June 30, 2015

It’s natural to assume that banks verify whether the cargo covered in the lading bill is actually loaded onto the ship since shippers dealing with documentary credit understand the importance of the term ‘shipped on board’. Yet, this is not the case.

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Categories: Policies, Shipping

STCW 10: Are you Ready for 2017?

STCW 10: Are you Ready for 2017?
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, April 16, 2014

The Manila 2010 amendments to the Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW 10) are well underway in their enforcement. The first two of the three compliancy dates have now been reached. Only the final deadline, 1st January 2017, remains, when all seafarers must comply with the convention.

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