Misdeclared cargo can pose a serous danger to shippers.See how misdeclaration occurs and how you can be held liable for damages.

The Dangers of Misdeclared Cargo

Misdeclared cargo can pose a serious danger to shippers. See how misdeclaration occurs and how you can be held liable for damages. The KMTC containership was docked in Thailand on May 27th earlier this spring. At approximately 6:45 in the morning, an explosion occurred and the ship lit up in flames. The fire roared late…

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Container ships use shipping lanes to transport goods across the world. Learn about the world's busiest shipping lanes and their traffic.

World’s Busiest Shipping Lanes

Container ships use shipping lanes to transport goods across the world. Learn about the world’s busiest shipping lanes and their traffic. Since ancient times boats transporting goods have taken similar routes across the ocean. The fastest ways across the water have always had the heaviest traffic. Below is a list of 4 of the world’s…

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It is important to update the address on your Customs Bond when your business changes addresses.

Address Changes on a Customs Bond

It is important to update the address on your Customs Bond when your business changes addresses. In order to retain accurate information, Customs and Border Protection has created a variety of policies. One of their more costly policies is their bad address policy. This policy requires you to inform Customs if your company’s address has…

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MARITIME SANCTIONS 2019

New Research Shows Spike in Maritime Sanctions in 2019

New data reveals a major spike in maritime sanctions over the last year, demonstrating the impact of an ever-changing international trading environment. It’s always been critical that your company’s bonded cargo paperwork is accurate and complete, but if you’ve noticed increased scrutiny by U.S. officials over the last year, you’re not alone.  According to research…

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All import/export companies use shipping containers to transport goods across the ocean. But who owns these shipping containers?

Who Owns Shipping Containers

All import/export companies use shipping containers to transport goods across the ocean. But who owns these shipping containers? Shipping containers are used by every business transporting goods across the ocean, they come in many shapes and sizes but they all accomplish the same goal. Have you ever been curious who owns these containers? You could…

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The Crude Oil trade is one of the largest in the world. Learn about how much Crude Oil is imported into the United States.

Data and Trends: United States Crude Oil Imports

The Crude Oil trade is one of the largest in the world. Learn about data and trends behind the United States crude oil imports. Since the many uses of Crude Oil were discovered well over 100 years ago, the substance has been highly sought after in the United States as well as the rest of…

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