Packing your Containers the Right Way

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The safety of the crew on a container ship, the containers themselves, and the content within are all based on ensuring that you have adhered to the safety rules  and regulations for packing your containers the right way. The following are some of the factors that we put to the front of the line concerning… Read more »

The Importance of Packing Your Cargo Correctly

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We have stressed again and again on how packing your cargo correctly matters when shipping your goods via ocean sea cargo. Whether you are sending just shipping boxes or crates for personal effects shipment, or a container’s worth of cargo (choosing between a 20’ or 40’ container, you need to have then packed properly with… Read more »

What you Should Know when Exporting a Vehicle From Australia

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You may have many reasons for wanting to go about exporting a vehicle from Australia. You could be moving overseas, or in fact, you are looking for vehicle parts for a restoration project. Whatever the reason behind it may be, you should know that there are a few processes you need to go though when… Read more »

Stages of Destination Port and Door for your Move Overseas

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In our previous blog post, we looked into the stages that you must go through from the Origin Door and Port as you go through the process of moving overseas. In this post, we look at the processes that one must undergo from the Destination Port and Door for a successful and easy move overseas…. Read more »

Moving Overseas Checklist from Origin Door and Port

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When you are making plan to move overseas, you should know that, there are few things you need to be aware of. The process of moving overseas may seem seamless to you as a homeowner, but in the freight-forwarding world, it is actually divided into four sections. These are namely Door (origin), Port (origin), Port… Read more »

Safety Measures when Shipping Cargo

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As one of the best freight forwarding company in Australia, dealing with freight shipments within the national transport network and the world over, Transco Cargo ensure that safety comes first. Whilst we provide turnkey shipping solutions, from start to end, there may be times where you would want to do certain tasks of shipping cargo… Read more »

What is Break Cargo?

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In a previous blog post ”What is Bulk Cargo”, we highlighted and detailed what pertain to sending cargo through this means. Essentially, it means that the cargo is transported in bulk and “loose” form, and that they are handled in special vessels and infrastructure. Another term that is often erroneously interchanged with “Bulk Cargo” is… Read more »

What is Bulk Cargo

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Personal and commercial cargo differs in a variety a ways, especially in the quantities shipped and the way they are freighted. Personal cargo, due to often-small quantities, will be carried either over air cargo, or through container cargo. With commercial cargo and its high volumes, you are often required to use bulk or break cargo…. Read more »

Strategic Business Plans for the Sri Lankan Maritime Industry

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In our previous blog, we looked into how the Colombo Port is slated to become a key transhipment hub in Asia with its pending East Container Terminal developments and investment opportunities to global shipping players. The Colombo Port also has other plans to develop the Sri Lankan maritime industry, along with the West Container Terminal… Read more »

Plans for Colombo to becomes a key Transhipment Hub in Asia

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The island of Sri Lanka is currently home to seven ports with the Port of Colombo, Port of Hambantota, the Trincomalee Harbour and Oluvil Harbour being those utilised in majority. Since the end of the three-decade civil war in 2009, investments and aid have flowed in from throughout the globe to boost rehabilitation and development…. Read more »

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