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Richard Watts discussing Cashew Nuts Current market, methods of transportation and risks involved. Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works
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Richard Watts discussing Commodity Inspection What is Commodity Inspection and why is it vital for our business? Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works.
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Richard Watts discussing Bills of Lading. Understand the importance of these vital documents and how to avoid some of the potential pitfalls. Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works.
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Richard Watts discussing Wheat Current market, methods of transportation and risks involved. Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works.
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Richard Watts discussing the MV OOCL Hong Kong – the largest Container Vessel so far. Container vessels started off in 1968 with the MV Encounter Bay (1’530 TEU). Sizes rapidly grew with the 10’000 TEU mark being passed in 2005 and 20’000 TEU mark being passed in 2017. Who knows where it will end. Large...
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Richard Watts discussing Coffee Current market, methods of transportation and risks involved. Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works.
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Richard Watts discussing Copper Current market, methods of transportation and risks involved. Follow the series for interesting videos looking into different commodities and how trading works.
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Richard Watts discussing Containers Manufactured and fragile goods were once the headache of the shipping world. Time consuming, easily damaged and involving a lot of labour. Along came containers and revolutionised the industry. Multi-modal and affording immense economies of scale, containers are everywhere and likely to be used more in the future. This video looks...
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Richard Watts discussing The Panama Canal and the recent expansion project. Linking the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, this vital waterway underpins a tremendous trade from China to Eastern USA. This video looks at the origins, the limitations and the recent expansion project. Previously limited to 80’000mt DWT vessels, we can now see vessels...
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Richard Watts discussing Letters of Credit An incredibly important aspect of International Commodity Trading, allowing companies from different geographical regions and legal systems to trade secure in the knowledge that they will be paid. This video looks into the step by step process of opening, negotiating and getting paid under a Letter of Credit Follow...
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