Oftentimes cargo damage and claims can be avoided if exporter inspects container’s suitability to carry his cargo. Shipping lines still have in their fleet’s poor quality, not properly maintained containers and assign these containers to exporters. A critical step pre-shipment process is meticulously inspecting the container that will carry your goods to destination.
This simple checklist will guide you through the external and internal examination of your shipping container, helping you prevent marine cargo claims and ensuring successful cargo claim recovery if necessary.
Before loading your valuable cargo, go through this comprehensive checklist diligently. Your vigilance at this stage can prevent cargo damage, reducing the chances of facing marine cargo claims.
Remember, in case you’re dissatisfied with the assigned container’s condition, you have the right to request a replacement.
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