You are here

Our Shop e-commerce site is currently experiencing technical difficulties. We are aware of the issue and working on a fix. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Maritime Transportation Guidelines for Importers


  • Author: ITC
  • Publication date: October 2001
  • Page count: 66
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 94.III.T.6

Available Formats


About the product

This book on sea transport discusses factors relating to transport in import procurement responsibility for international transport, the purchase contract terms, sea transport alternatives, types of cargo, types of ships, containerization; structure of sea transport services, liner and charter shipping: multi-modal transport; the ocean freight market structure, freight rates; freight forwarding and clearing of goods; risk, sea carrier's liabilities; and marine cargo insurance. The appendices give samples of charter-party documents and bills of lading, a glossary of selected sea transport terms and a bibliography.