Difference between vessel name and voyage number


Difference between vessel name and voyage number 

Vessel name and Voyage number

We have already discussed about difference between mother vessel and feeder vessel in this web blog. Let us discuss about vessel name vs voyage number.

Vessel name with voyage number are mentioned in Bill of lading of each shipment issued by carrier of goods. Some of you may need clarification on voyage number mentioned in Bill of lading and other shipping journals. What is vessel name and what is voyage number.

What is vessel ‘voyage’ number in a sea shipment.

Difference between vessel name and voyage number

The meaning of voyage is ‘long journey’ by sea or in space. We can also call trip, travel, passage, or tour.

You would have noticed vessel name followed by voyage number. What is this voyage number after vessel name mentioned. For example, Vessel ‘Evergreen Teresa – V.284’. Here, ‘Evergreen Teresa’ is the vessel name and ‘V.284’ is voyage number. (V stands for voyage). So, V.284 means voyage 284 – 284th trip of said vessel.

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glory: customer NI called and said they are not able to obtain bank guarantee from the bank with the current OBL copy as the bank told them they need vssl voyage number which ia usually written next to vssl name starting with V .. This is first time I was told and requested of this and pls see what u can and rvrt.

Shirish Patil: What is Difference between Voyage No & VIA No?, as per my knowledge Voyage no is given by shipping line for no of trips & VIA no is given by terminals. But what is the terminal's funda to allot VIA No? Can you guide for my knowledge? Shirish Patil +91 8425845964 +91 7715015459

bala: Explain the voy . Voy symbols E,W, & S. Why the symbols can be changed.

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