Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage explained

This article explains and clarifies the difference between Pre-Carriage, Carriage and On-Carriage and how these come together to provide the full spectrum of services to the customer..

If a bill of lading is an evidence of contract of carriage, then what is a contract of carriage..??

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A Bill of Lading is one of the most important documents in the shipping cycle and comes in different forms such as Negotiable or Order Bill of Lading, Seaway Bill … Read more..

Limitation of liability in contracts of carriage by sea – a comparison

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Limitation of liability is a concept that allows a carrier to limit their liability for maritime claims up to a limited sum regardless of the actual monetary value of the … Read more..

When does a Bill of Lading become a Contract of Carriage..??

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We all know what a bill of lading is and what a contract of carriage is.. But do you know when a bill of lading become a contract of carriage..?? … Read more..

Understanding the difference between Intermodal and Multimodal transport

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Intermodal vs Multimodal – These two terms are often used loosely and interchangeably, but the question is what is the difference.. Here, we will discuss what they mean and what … Read more..

Is there a limitation on the number of Original bills to be issued..??

A reader of this blog had asked a question as below : What is the limitation on 3 OBLs? Why 3….I’ve had customers request 5+ OBLs to be issued. When … Read more..

Part bill of lading

As advised in one of my very first articles – Article 2 – The Documents – a Bill of Lading – abbreviated to read B/L is a document that serves as a document … Read more..

Difference between Ocean, Sea Waybill and Memo Bill of Lading

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Ocean, Sea waybill & Memo Bill of Lading are often confused and thought to be the same.. This article examines these three bills of lading, their differences and their uses..