18 - 10/97 - Pig Iron in Bulk - Calcutta (India)
It is felt the problem lies with some receivers who are taking advantage of the difficulty of apportioning the cargo. Some receivers appear to "get in first" and take the bigger bits leaving the last in line to take what is left. The inevitable shortages then being blamed on the ship.
Owners should discuss the method of delivery with shippers before loading if problems are to be avoided. For further information contact PANDI Correspondents PVT Ltd Calcutta.
Source of information: PANDI Correspondents Calcutta
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