Significance of Bill of Lading Clauses

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Significance of Bill of Lading Clauses

Everyone involved in the shipping and freight industry would have come across various clauses and stamps on a Bill of Lading.. There is a specific reason why each of these clauses are typed or stamped on a Bill of Lading..

Here we will discuss these clauses in relation to “containerized” shipments only..

Is a shipping line liable for any costs if they don’t send the arrival notification for import cargo..??

Thanks to the readers of this blog who ask some stimulating questions like the title of this post.. This is a very contentious issue between the shipping lines and the importers of the cargo and in my opinion, will continue to remain so.. To understand this further, i would like you to cast your mind … Read more

Are Shippers Load Stow and Count and Said to Contain – different..??

Are Shippers Load Stow and Count and Said to Contain – different..?? Both these clauses are used in container shipping : Shippers Load, Stow and Count (SLAC) = The cargo was Loaded – packed into the container by the shipper, Stowed – stacked in a specific order by the shipper, Counted – number of packages … Read more

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