Difference between mother vessel and feeder vessel
Thursday, January 05, 2017     Category : For Beginners

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MOTHER VESSEL Vs. FEEDER VESSEL

   

 

 

What is Feeder Vessel? What is the size of a Feeder Vessel? How does Feeder Vessel serve?  How to differentiate Mother Vessel between Feeder Vessel? What is the capacity of a Mother Vessel? How does Mother Vessel serve?


Feeder vessel and Mother vessels are part of vessel carrying network

FEEDER VESSEL

 


Difference between mother vessel and feeder vessel Feeder vessel is normally small in size compared to Mother vessel. Feeder vessels serves between smaller ports and major ports. In other words, feeder vessels feeds cargo to mother vessel from smaller ports to large ports for exports and from major main ports to smaller ports for imports. Compared to mother vessel, feeder vessel is slow.

 

 

What is the capacity of Feeder vessel?.

 

Average capacity of a feeder vessel is 300 to 500 TEUs (20’ containers). Feeder vessel serves short distance, either between  smaller ports, or between smaller ports  and major ports.

MOTHER VESSEL


Mother vessel is big in size compared to feeder vessel. Mother vessels only serveDifference between mother vessel and feeder vessel 1 between major big ports. Mother vessels have the capacity to carry thousands of containers. Mother vessel calls only main ports. The mother vessel covers large distance compared to feeder vessel.

 

What is the capacity of mother vessel?

 

Average capacity of a Mother Vessel is 10000 TEUs (Twenty foot Equipment Units).   In 1960s,  vessel capacity was maximum of  500 - 800 TEUs.  Mother vessel with a capacity of  15000 TEUs are available now. We can expect mother vessels with a capacity of 20000 TEUs by the year 2015.   Read - Difference between Vessel arriving and Vessel berthing 

 

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adeoye Says :
Thursday, August 15, 2013
satisfied
arslan Says :
Monday, August 19, 2013
nice explanation
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Monday, November 18, 2013
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Friday, January 31, 2014
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Monday, February 03, 2014
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Ashish Chaudhary Says :
Thursday, February 13, 2014
as a new joiner this is easy ans help full to understand.........thnx
VERY VERY HELPFUL Says :
Thursday, February 20, 2014
there is a problem being faced by me. some time we get the remittance in advance from importers , the remitter being buyer's agent / broker. while endorsing the FIRC's with the bank , bank returns the documents without endorsing the Oriiginal FIRC advising to get the TRIPARTITE AGREEMENT from the buyer and enclose the same with thedocuments for fIRC endorsement . How to get the draft copy of the tripartite agreement ? Please help and advise
Surendran Kollerath Says :
Monday, March 10, 2014
Before effecting an overseas sales, seller and buyer should follow the rules and regulations of their country on inward / outward remittance which is one of the main factors of balance of trade to indicate the economy of country. So, I suggest all importers and exporters to follow regulations of government of their country.
Ravi Kumar Velagacherla Says :
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Very helpful
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
Itz helpful
Ismael S.A Says :
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Thanks for clarification....
rasika Says :
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Satisfied answer and its helpful, thank u
Laura Van Der Westhuizen Says :
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Nicely explained. Where can I get a list of feeder vessels operating out of Vietnam?
M.Arokia Dosson Says :
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
good Master
Mihir Bhattacharya Says :
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Thanks for the information. it was really helpful. regards,
R.Vijayakumar Says :
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
How Many 40' Foot container load to mother vessel And Feeder vessel??????????
p.jay76@gmail.com Says :
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Thanks for the information. it was really helpful. regards,
Ahmed Says :
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Dear Mr. Surendran, Very useful information specially for beginners. Appreciate you. regds/Ahmed
Vinoth Says :
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
I would like to confirm one more info about Feeder & Mother vessel.Is feeder vessel can only move inside the country not outside the countries.(Country to country). As mother vessel in the only vessel to move from country to country??
adnan rasool Says :
Saturday, January 30, 2016
yes , i am really satisfied with your well - explained information about the differences between the mother vessels and feeder vessels, thank you very much indeed
Jarir Says :
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
It helpful. Thanks
Hafez Says :
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
What is the difference between mother and feeder vessel according dimensions ?
Khan Says :
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
What is the draft (dept of port) required for feeder vessel and mother vessel ?
iqbal Says :
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
very informative and based.
Basant Lal Says :
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Great! much helpful many thanks
 

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