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10th June 2015

Forwarder Term: Warsaw Convention International cargo carriage by air is subject to the Warsaw Convention 1929 or the Amended Warsaw Convention 1955. It sets out the limitations of liability of the carrier, subject to certain conditions. The current Limit of Liability is SDR (Special Drawing Rights) 19 per kilo- actual weight of goods lost, damaged…
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4th June 2015

Forwarder Term: Consignment – Intermodal The International Union of Combined Road-Rail Transport companies uses this term in reporting traffic carried. It is the equivalent of 2.3 teus ( twenty foot container equivalent ).   Ireland agrees Aer Lingus sale The Irish government and Aer Lingus’s independent directors have agreed to accept an offer from IAG…
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27th May 2015

Forwarder Term: Dwell Time This refers to the time a consignment remains on the ground during transit by air freight. An IATA study showed that air cargo shipments can may spend up to 92% of their transportation time on the ground. Dublin Port Achieves High Environmental Recognition 22 May 2015 – Yesterday, Dublin Port received…
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20th May 2015

Forwarder Term: Brussels Tariff Nomenclature This is a list of classification of commodities for Customs purposes which is also used as a basis for their freight tariffs by many shipping lines. Each commodity has a unique code known as a BTN number.   Dominic O’BRIEN, Santry, Dublin. It is with deep regret we report the…
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1st May 2015

Forwarder Term: FCA- Free Carrier (insert named place of delivery) Incoterms 2010 This Incoterm may be used irrespective of the mode of transport selected and may also be used where more than one mode of transport is used. ‘Free Carrier’ means the seller delivers the goods to the carrier or another person nominated by the…
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15th April 2015

Forwarder Term: EHA – Equipment Handover Agreement This is an agreement acknowledging the condition of equipment signed when taking over equipment from carriers etc. and also on the return of equipment. It incorporates terms of contract under which equipment is taken over.   FIATA Presidency confers the title of “FIATA Fellow” to Mr. Andrew Kemp…
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8th April, 2015

Forwarder Term: Community Authorization A community authorization is issued automatically with the grant of an International Road Freight Carrier’s Licence. This authorization permits the transport of goods between any of the European Member States (MS) and to transit an EU country ‘en route’ to deliver or pick up goods outside the European Union.   CHANGE…
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1st April 2015

Forwarder Term ECMT – European Conference of Ministers of Transport – based in Paris. IATA Statement on Germanwings 9525 Geneva 27/3/15 – We are closely following developments in the investigation of the Germanwings 9525 tragedy. Safety is the top priority of everyone involved in the aviation industry. We are deeply shocked and saddened by this…
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11th March 2015

Forwarding Term: ECCENTRIC Loading/Packing Incorrect stowage of cargo in a container (CTU) or truck. (see TT Club Article below)   Unfair that Irish freight operators are subject to UK Road Levy says FTAI FTA Ireland has reiterated its deep concern that the main freight artery from Donegal to the Republic of Ireland is now subject…
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4th March 2015

Forwarder Term CPT – Carriage Paid To ( insert named place of destination ) Incoterms 2010 This is an Incoterm and it incorporates rules for any mode or modes of transport. It means that the seller delivers the goods to the carrier or another person nominated by the seller at an agreed place (if any…
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