Carrier refuses to show details relating to commercial and sales information of the cargo on the bill of lading.. Are they being pedantic or are they right..??Click here to read more » » »
A Notify Party is one of the many parties involved in a shipment reflected in a Bill of Lading, forming an import part of the documentary process..
This article discusses the role of a Notify Party in a shipment and their importance..Click here to read more » » »
Should the Shipped on Board stamp be signed and the implications whether it is signed or not..Click here to read more » » »
House Bill of Lading is dangerous..
Or is it..?? Let’s discuss and also take a vote and see what the majority says..Click here to read more » » »
Do banks verify if cargo is actually loaded on a ship..??
Shippers who deal with documentary credit know that the term Shipped on Board carries quite a bit of weight and there is often a lot of discussions, disputes, rejections etc from the side of the bank if there is any discrepancy in the shipped on board clause or date or stamp or signature..
So one would naturally assume that the banks verify if the cargo covered in the bill of lading is actually loaded on board the ship or not..Click here to read more » » »
A case study on the obligations of a shipping line in terms of clauses/notations to be mentioned in a bill of lading.. Based on a real life question from a reader..Click here to read more » » »
When answering my last post Question regarding cargo under Letter of Credit, I mentioned that part bills could be a solution for two shipments in a same container where part of the cargo is covered by L/C and the other part is not..
However, there are several criteria/requirement in order for the carrier to be able to issue Part Bills of Lading and for the customer to accept Part Bills of Lading for this particular scenario..
We will examine these criteria/requirements in this post..Click here to read more » » »
In my last post, I posed a question on behalf of a reader about the possibility of two cargoes being shipped under one bill of lading where one cargo is covered under Letter of Credit and other cargo is not..
Should the carrier issue two bills of lading..?? Or is mentioning in the same B/L the goods under L/C and goods that aren’t is enough..??
This post is an update where I have discussed the answer to the above question..Click here to read more » » »
What happens if the exporter would like to send in the same container goods covered by L/C in addition to some other goods.
Should the carrier issue two bills of lading..?? Or is mentioning in the same B/L the goods under L/C and goods that aren’t is enough..??Click here to read more » » »