An article discussing the various types of documentation involved in a sea freight shipment prepared by the various parties involved..
Tag Archives: Marine Insurance
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 is responsible for the missing … Read more here..
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’ and the carrier confirmed responsibility … Read more here..