Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Who can request shipping line to issue switch bill of lading..??

Who can request shipping line to issue switch bill of lading..?? A very important point raised by Tom regarding the issuance of switch bill of lading.. Question : Considering container liner traffic, who is considered to be the “Principal” authorised to request the switch? Is it the shipper stated on the B/L or th party […]

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Do I need all original bills of lading for an insurance claim..??

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.

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