Last Updated (Wednesday, 06 October 2010 14:48) Written by Administrator Thursday, 05 August 2010 18:25
Sea transport is always the best solution for the companies that continually need to transport large amounts of cargo to distant regions, where road transport is either not effective, safe enough or simply impossible. Compared to air or road transport, sea transport is considerably cheaper, but more time-consuming.
Thanks to long-term cooperation with our partners and extensive practical experiences in transport, we can offer you up-to-date information about the prices, freight conditions and deadlines. Transport is a very labour-intensive process, that includes several important aspects, strict control and legal support. Since our company is familiar with international shipment and especially the nuances of international sea transport, we will be a perfect partner to solve your transport problems.
Our company offers sea container transport services almost in all directions all over the world. We offer our services in Europe (Kotka, Hamina, Helsinki, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerpen), in the Baltic states (Riga, Klaipeda, Tallinn), in Canada and USA (New York, New Orleans, Houston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, Montreal, Quebec, Toronto) as well as in South-Eastern Asia (Dalian, Fuzhou, Hong Kong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shekou, Xiamen, Xingang, Yantian). One of the most popular directions for us is the container transport from China.
Depending on the characteristics of the goods, the sea transport uses different types of containers: 20’, 40’, 40’HC, refrigerating containers, Open Top, Flat Rack. Our specialists are competent to select the best type of container for your consignment.
The main sea transport document is the bill of lading. It is a document that is issued by the carrier to the sender of goods, confirming the fact that the goods are accepted for shipment. With the bill of lading the carrier undertakes to deliver the goods to the destination port and hand them over to the lawful owner.
The bill of lading usually contains the following information: