When you make a less-than-truckload (ltl) or truckload shipment, you generally can choose to use any of a number of bill of lading
The bill of lading
issued by the defendant MSC to Coniston at Durban in December 1989 named MacWilliam as the consignee and declared that the bill was non-negotiable.
The extra reliability and speed of down-loading Bills of Lading
from our website is a welcome service upgrade for our customers.
Since the bill of lading
was clean and did not contain any reservations, as well as the Plaintiff didn't submit to the Court any evidence that some pipes in the cargo were damaged at the port of delivery, the case should be dismissed for lack of evidence.
Courts interpret the bills of lading
strictly, therefore it is incumbent on shippers to clearly describe the smallest unit of packaging on the bill of lading
if they wish to recover the full value of their goods in the event of loss or damage.
This new strictness regarding bills of lading
has been made necessary by the proliferation of documents that look like bills of lading
but leave questions as to who is signing them and what their liabilities and responsibilities are, as well as whether "on board" means something other than "on board the ocean vessel.
However, where a bill of lading
is issued under a charter party, the Hamburg Rules apply to such a bill of lading
if it governs the relations between the carrier and the holder of the bill of lading
and if the latter is not the charterer (art.
These telexes stated that MSC had copies of the original bills of lading
in its files and that the carrier authorized the release of the shipments to Genita without receiving copies of the original bills of lading
The shipping carrier issues the Bill of Lading
upon the shipper's request and in accordance with the information provided to him from the shipper, which is stated in the Shipping Order.
Essentially, all of the changes found in the new NMFC bill of lading
serve to protect the carrier.
PandI cover may be prejudiced where cargo is delivered without the original bill of lading
being duly presented at the port of discharge.
He said that it was decided among the participants of the meeting that from 6th February 2013 onward Pakistan Ship Agent Association members will start collection of empty Lading
Order (LO/LO) charges at their offices and no cash transaction will be carried over by transporters at the terminals.