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Qingdao Port to close in June 2018

Qingdao Port is expected to close from 2nd of June until the 15th of June. This is to facilitate the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be hosted during that time in the city of Qingdao and around the Qingdao Port Area. SCO is a Eurasian economic, political and security organisation headquartered in […]

Foreign Enterprises – Compensation for work-related death in China

    China Employee Death update. Every year there are in excess of 600,000 “work related” deaths in China but do you know that your company can still be liable for an employee death up to 48 hours after completion of work! In the awful event that an employee suffers a work related death, the […]

Shipping News – Changes in Shipping Documentation Requirements

  From 1st of July 2016 the will be a major change to the requirements (SOLAS Requirements) regarding the shipping of containers. This will affect all senders who ship their products using containers. All senders must include a declaration of the verified gross weight of the container with their shipping documents. This may cause senders […]

Shipping Terms & Payment Terms

Shipping Terms Information – Many traders often get confused on the payment and shipping terms uses So I have assembled a breakdown below for all users. Please note the following There are 11 terms Internationally Recognized Trading Terms Defined by International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Used for Purchase & Shipping of Goods So when you are […]

Damaged Containers

Update – Movement of Hazardous Materials in Chinese Ports

Updated 31st August 2015 As a result of the recent explosion in Tianjin Port, the Chinese Government has placed restrictions on the movement of products from certain ports.   Labeling Effective from Aug 15th, Chinese  customs requests all import and export cargo must be labeled both in Chinese and English otherwise will be in customs […]

September 2013 China Shipping News update

Update 10 September 2013 The ‘Golden Week’ is approaching fast and following the shipping carriers largely failed attempts to push through a general rates increase in September they are now looking towards the shut down and expected surge in demand as an opportunity to get an increase in rates through this approach Hapag-Lloyd has taken […]