Welcome to this edition of The Wire, which has been produced especially for members based in Argentina and Uruguay.
Chloe Townley profile
Chloe Townley is your account executive for Argentina and Uruguay, who handles both underwriting enquiries and claims.
An unhap-pea shipper
A ship was fixed to load a cargo of peas. The ship agent produced all the necessary documentation for the shipment. Unfortunately, they described the cargo as “116 shipments of peas” instead of the 1160 shipments of peas the shippers had delivered.
13 minutes late
The cargo manifests were inputted onto a port system 13 minutes past the deadline for 200 containers.
Failing to go cold turkey
A ship agent, arranging for the export of a consignment of frozen turkeys, mistakenly notified the line’s reefer engineers that the cargo needed to be carried at a temperature of +13 deg. C. instead of -25 deg. C.. The mistake...