SEARIDERS™ provides shipping services to most major world ports.
SEARIDERS™ is bonded per Federal Maritime Commission regulations and accepts the same common carrier liability as vessel operators.
SEARIDERS™‘ bill of lading is accepted by major world banks for Letter of Credit requirements.
What is an “NVOCC”?
Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier
Often referred to as the “Shipless Ship Line”, the NVOCC is a common carrier in all senses with the exception that the NVOCC does not actually operate the vessel it uses to move your cargo. Instead, the NVOCC negotiates for space on existing vessels and, using the aggregate volume from all its clients, negotiates “discount’ rates that, in many cases will allow the NVOCC to offer lower rates than those offered by the vessel operator.
Licensed by the United States Federal Maritime Commission and bonded as a requirement of this license (Vessel operators are not necessarily bonded), the NVOCC provides a valuable shipping service that is heavy on service and personal contact. The Bill of Lading (approved by the FMC) produced by the NVOCC is accepted by most banks in conjunction with documentary Letters of Credit and has essentially the same standing as the Bill of Lading produced by a vessel operator.
SEARIDERS™ is a licensed and bonded NVOCC and provides ocean service to selected destinations.