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Shipping company websites full of embarrassing errors

Odd placement of countries, ships sailing superfast, and impossible contact forms. These are some of the peculiar problems which SeaIntel has encountered on several home pages of container companies. Mistakes like these can give an impression of unprofessional shipowners, estimates SeaIntel.

There are many errors and dead ends on the home pages of container companies. These prompt SeaIntel to admonish sloppy companies:

 “The carriers can of course choose to ignore the glitches we bring up in this article, and on the face of it, they may seem innocuous and nit-picky. However, there is a serious side to these glitches, as a potential customer may lose confidence in a carrier, if they are not capable of placing Genoa in the right country or get their general online form to work. When this is the case, how can they be expected to bring the customer’s container to the right place, at the agreed time?” writes SeaIntel in an article on the shipowners’ home pages, some of which are not always perfectly functional.

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