FOB & CIF – Why Not To Use When Shipping Containers

Let’s look at four Incoterms® that should almost never be used when shipping containers.


All of the Incoterms® above call for either the container to be placed alongside the ship (FAS), or on board the vessel (FOB, CFR and CIF).

So what’s the problem?

The problem is that with modern day container

By |September 9th, 2014|Blog, Shipping|0 Comments|

Marine Insurance – The Risks Are Greater Than You Think Without Insurance Coverage

Consider the following scenario: you’re an importer shipping from China to the West Coast, USA. Did you know that even if you have marine insurance and your cargo is not damaged in a voyage, you may need to pay out more than the value of your goods in certain

By |August 15th, 2014|Blog, Shipping|0 Comments|