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Declaration of Container Weight for Export Shipments: 30th June 2016

June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

In November 2014 the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations that will have a significant impact on the export of loaded freight containers within all States that are party to the Convention. The UK is a party to the Convention and the specific impact of [...]

Monsoon in Mumbai: 30th June 2016

June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Air Freight Customer Alert Monsoon season has begun in Mumbai with heavy rain already hitting the city over the past few days. Please ensure that as a precautionary measure all cargo is shrinked wrapped to avoid damage and ensure that cartons are handled safely. If you require further clarification please contact your designated Ligentia account [...]

Chittagong Congestion: 1st June 2016

June 1st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Chittagong Up-date Importers from Bangladesh may be aware of considerable difficulties being encountered at the main exit port of Chittagong where increasing container throughputs have led to significant berth congestion,  compounded by weather issues leading up to the monsoon season. As a consequence we are seeing feeder vessels to/from the main  trans-shipment ports delayed by [...]