There are things you need to check when shipping cargo. It’s free time and detention. If you neglect this confirmation beforehand, it will cost you when there is some trouble after the cargo arrives at the port. What is Free Time? It is a period of keeping cargo at the terminal for free of charge when importing cargo by sea shipment. After the Free Time, the penalty of excessing storage called “Demurrage” occurs. The length of the Free Time depends on each shipping company though. It is generally 7 to 14 days. In the case of reefer containers and dangerous goods cargo, Free Time is shorter than general cargo. It […]