An article discussing the various types of documentation involved in a sea freight shipment prepared by the various parties involved..
An interesting question from a reader about who will get the claim amount in a CIF shipment where the cargo is damaged in transit.. The seller or the buyer..??
Read comments from an expert..
In the unpredictable industry of Shipping, it is always prudent for one to be comprehensively covered against all exigences.. This article discusses about one such exigency which is General Average..
Incorrect cargo in container – who is responsible..?? This is the gist of the question below from Bukky.. Container arrived,sealed Cleared customs in Houston, TX. Pick up the same for delivery by a trucking company to the buyer warehouse. Container unsealed, inside the container was bags full of cement/unknown stuffs instead of cooking oil. Who…
Can I lodge an insurance claim with an original bill of lading or do I need all original bills of lading..??
The trigger for this topic is a question that a reader Sandreen asked as below..
One of our shipments caught fire on transit. To get the Insurance claim I have to submit the full set of original B/Ls, but I have lost 2 original B/Ls.
If the carrier lost my cargo can I hold them liable..?? This is the question from a reader Erik.. His problem is as below.. HUGE issue with a carrier. The carrier lost track of their container with our cargo load, soon after departure. The container was not found within 9 months and declared the cargo ‘lost’…