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Roro vs closed container: Which is better for your project?

RTMLinesAdmin | April 19, 2019

When it comes to transporting vehicles, the two most common methods for overseas transport are ro-ro and close-container shipping. Ro-ro is short for roll-on/roll-off. It’s the most common way to […]

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How to Optimize Drayage and Reduce Demurrage Charges at the Port

Lynn Birner | March 13, 2019

Optimizing drayage and reducing demurrage charges at the port can help your organization save money and improve time-efficiency. Demurrage is the charge that is payable to the owner of a […]

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The Ocean Freight General Rate Increase and How It Impacts Your Business

Lynn Birner | May 9, 2018

International trade has brought new opportunity for global merchants. And while prices tend to be favorable for overseas business dealings, the logistics of transporting the product to the customer is […]

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RTM Lines Welcomes Mining Industry Revival With New Direct Routes to Oceania

Johnna Freud | April 30, 2018

Recent international news has heralded the revival of the mining industry. This encouraging trend has positively affected sales of new and used mining equipment. And, this in turn, increases the […]

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Recovering Oil Prices Increase Demand for Reliable Oversea Transportation

Lynn Birner | February 23, 2018

Recovering Oil Prices Increase Demand for Reliable Oversea Transportation: Trans Ocean Transportation Company Uses Past Success to Meet New Demand   NORWALK, CT–Global crude oil prices are predicted to recover […]

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Ship Break Bulk Cargo in Containers?

Lynn Birner | September 18, 2017

Shipping break bulk or project cargo across international waters traditionally involves loading high, or heavy pieces of cargo on a ship, either on cradles, skids or reels; in drums or […]

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RTM transport - global shipping - trans ocean logistics

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

Contact RTM Lines today for ocean shipping solutions to your ‘global logistics’ and ‘international shipping’ challenges… www.rtmlines.com

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Ro-Ro Shipment Basics

Lynn Birner | April 5, 2017

Do you have a difficult international vehicle or ro-ro shipment on the horizon?  RTM LINES’ knowledgeable and courteous professionals are experts at shipping personal and commercial vehicles anywhere by ocean.  […]

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Glossary

Inco Terms

The Incoterms® rules have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade.

Measurement Guidelines

Accurate cargo measurement is extremely important. Accuracy is required to determine the amount of stowage space necessary to safely stow cargo on board the vessel as efficiently as possible.

Shipping Guidelines

It is important to provide as many details as possible, including commodity photos, all necessary documentation, measurements, and your anticipated transit timeline based on shipping schedules.

Cargo Guidelines

Stow your cargo properly and and secure it well. Pre-plan the stowage of the cargo in the container. Improperly securing your cargo can result in significant freight damage.

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