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Ocean Freight Table of Contents

Table of Content


Maritime Transportation

  • Maritime Geography and Routes
  • Maritime Traffic
  • Maritime Shipping
  • Maritime Economics
  • Shipping Services and Networks
  • Ports and Port Functions
  • Regionalization and Transshipment Hubs

Sea Transportation Basics

  • Sea Transport History
  • Ocean Shipping Methods
  • Formalities of Shipping
  • Stowage
  • Types of Ships
  • Shipping Intermediaries
  • Important Sea Routes and Maritime Passages
  • International Chamber of Shipping
  • Shipping Corporation of India and Indian National Ship Owners’ Association

Freight Planning

  • P’s and R’s of Fulfillment
  • Change Triggers
  • Strategic Planning
  • Central Place Theory
  • Freight Logistics Strategy
  • Product Characteristics
  • Packaging
  • Unit Load Concept
  • Reducing Freight Costs
  • Freight Transport and Value Chains


  • Classification of Containers
  • Arrangement of Containers
  • Container Sizes
  • Packaging of Cargo in Container
  • Precaution and Safety of Cargo on Container
  • Movement of Containers
  • Container Handling
  • Safety Measures of Container ships
  • Container Leasing
  • Markings on Containers
  • Recent Trends – Coltainer and Cargosprinter
  • Empty Container

Sea Freight Documentation

  • Sea Freight Documents
  • INCOTERMS (International Commercial Terms)

Sea Freight Rates

  • Ocean Freight Surchages
  • Tramp and Liner Markets
  • Shipping Cycle
  • How Freight Rate is Calculated
  • Sea Freight Invoice
  • Bulk Shipping
  • Container Shipping
  • Liner Shipping

International Freight Transport

  • What is International Logistics
  • International Trade Operations
  • International Commercial Terms (Incoterm)
  • Transportation of Hazardous Materials
  • Documentation for Export
  • Reverse Supply Chain

Sea Transport Laws

  • The Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act
  • The Major Port Trusts Act, 1963
  • The Law of the Sea
  • International Maritime Organization
  • Law of Contracts
  • Law of Agency
  • Carriers Liability
  • Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution

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