Is anyone familiar with this brand of inflatable pontoons and rafts?

Discussion in 'Watercraft' started by chromefinder, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Many times, shipping labels or Customs Docs make it appear as if the goods are made in the same factories, but often those are the names of an import/export business. Those types of businesses are used to ship goods for lots of reason, including by small companies who may not have the expertise, but they are also sometimes used by savvy customers who don't want the name of the actual factory known. Otherwise, people can easily look it up...

    Shipper
    QINGDAO HAILUN YACHT CO.,LTD.
    LIUTING INDUSTRIAL PARK, CHENGYANG DISTRICT, QINGDAO

    Consignee
    NORTH FORK OUTDOORS
    HOSKISSON WARHOUSE 1960S CASPERVILLE HEBER CITY UT 84032

    Product Description
    INFLATBALE BOAT

    Arrival Date
    2012-06-23

    Weight
    3100 KG

    Units

    Port of Loading
    Ching Tao

    Port of Discharge
    Long Beach, California

    Vessel Name
    WAN HAI 508

    Bill of Lading
    BXGCQD0512050146

    Voyage No.
    060E

    Carrier Name
    WAN HAI 50

    Carrier Name
    BXGC

    Marks and Numbers
    NO MARKS
     
  2. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    But for myself, I know the ones going to my customers weren't coming from a Chinese Freight Forwarder/expeditor, but the factory itself. :) Nature of my job. lol
     
  3. james.jimenez

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    Any response from this company yet?
     
  4. constructeur

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    I'm not sure of your source (meaning if you actually found the source for Zebec boats, or if the photo was poached), but iirc Zebec is the parent for Star Inflatables.

    http://www.starinflatables.com/mods/default.asp


    I have/use the star frame fittings on the suggestion of board user Shapp, and am quite happy with them. Though I'd much rather have a nice American made boat, I'd have no problem rowing a Star/Zebec made anything down the drink.