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Cosren Shipping Agency
as agents for COSCO Container Lines Co Ltd

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Bookings (Marketing Department)

Once client has negotiated and agreed to rates quoted – marketing department must file rate with Coscon before bookings can be accepted. Information required to place booking:

  • Booking Party
  • Number of containers
  • Weight of containers
  • Commodity
  • Packing Area
  • Client REF No if any

Once details have been provided a booking will be generated and sent to client.

Firming up of cargo

Once Johannesburg stacks close, ALL bookings  whether JHB or DBN Packed must be firmed up.  Any cancellations received thereafter will be subject to  Late Cancellation Fee

MT Container depot Releases

Clients must ensure that they contact Cosren PRIOR sending drivers to the depot.  Cosco Booking system automatically defaults to a depot, however clients must check with Cosren before collecting containers to ensure that there is sufficient containers at that specific depot – if not a new depot can be nominated.

Container depots will only receive release instructions from Cosren once client has made arrangements with Cosren for collection of containers.

Shipping Instructions

Shipping instructions are to be provided to Cosren 48 hours prior to vessels departure.

It is the clients responsibility to check the draft B/Lading and approve draft B/L before B/Lading is issued.  Cosren will not take responsibility should an incorrect draft B/L be approved.