In 2003 the Big Bin barge made headlines when it capsized and dropped 100 shipping containers into the Columbia River

Containers in the Columbia River: The Story of the Big Bin Barge

In 2003 the Big Bin barge made headlines when it capsized and dropped 100 shipping containers into the Columbia. Although a relatively small amount of cargo passes through the Columbia River, it is an important part of the local economy. Farmers send their goods down the river to ports along the coast on barges. A…

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In 2013 the biggest shipping loss to date occurred on the MOL Comfort. 

MOL Comfort Accident: The Worst Shipping Disaster in History

In 2013 the biggest shipping loss to date occurred on the MOL Comfort. There is no guaranty that your goods will make it across the ocean when transporting via cargo ship.  This cautionary tale about the MOL Comfort shows that the shipping industry isn’t perfect and there are always unforeseen dangers. About the MOL Comfort…

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In the case of damaged or lost goods, the carrier could hold liability for these goods. This is known as the carriers limit of liability

What is Carriers Limit of Liability for International Shipping?

Is your carrier liable for your damaged goods? Learn the details of carriers limit of liability and whether they apply to you. When shipping internationally, sometimes goods are damaged and lost. In the case of damaged or lost goods, the carrier holds a certain amount of liability for these goods. This is known as the…

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Trade Risk Guaranty maps out an infographic of Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel imports and the retaliatory actions.

[Infographic] Section 232 Tariffs and Retaliatory Actions

Trade Risk Guaranty maps out an infographic of Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel and the retaliatory actions by certain countries. Be informed with the latest tariff news if it affects your business. In the midst of the unpredictable climate of trade wars and new tariffs rising in the news cycle, it can get…

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United States map with pins covering the map, a hand pointing at the map, and text that says 'where to find a customs broker'

Where Can I Find a Customs Broker?

Finding a suitable Customs Broker is an important task. Use these resources to find and choose a Customs Broker. When importing goods into the United States, the use of a good Customs Broker can make the process significantly easier. A Customs Broker is a licensed professional who is an expert on the rules, regulations, and…

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Trade Risk Guaranty holds a webinar with updates on the trade war with China.

[Webinar] May 2019 Update on the Trade War with China

Trade Risk Guaranty provides a comprehensive look at what is going on in the trade war with China, including the List 3 increase, List 4 announcement, and the exclusions granted so far. Although we all hoped for an end to the Trade War with China, things have only escalated over the past month. In order…

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