Lost Freight at Sea

Recently, there was news that the Danish vessel of the Svendborg Maersk faced some tough storms while at sea near the Northern area of France. By the time that the Svendborg Maersk had arrived at its destination port in Spain, it was discovered that more than 500 containers were missing, Apparently, stacks of containers were knocked overboard into the ocean when the ship encountered the harsh storm on the voyage.

Bulk Carrier

When a shipper orders a vessel for the purpose of shipping ocean freight, there could be numerous vessels that are used. One type of ship that has been used in the international shipping industry for many years has been the bulk carrier. Essentially, the bulk carrier is a vessel that specializes in transporting bulk cargo. If a shipment is not packed neatly in a container, and is loose while in transit, then it is considered to be bulk cargo.

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