An article on how to safeguard cargo release using the right bill of lading.. This article is based on a case study information received from one of the readers..
Category Archives: Bill of Lading
A burning question that is circulating currently in the container industry is whether the Tare Weight of a container should be included in the weight shown in the Bill of Lading or not and whether the SOLAS VGM should match the Bill of Lading weight..
I received a question from one of the readers (Abhisesh) seeking help regarding issuance of House Bill of Lading and Master Bill of lading for his shipment..
Which is the most important function of a bill of lading and why..??
The Bill of Lading, is one of the most important documents in global trade and has been around for many years..
The paper form of the bill of lading is still the leading form and is mostly used when a Bill of Lading is issued as a Negotiable instrument (Ocean Bill of Lading)..
Is there space in the shipping world however, for an Electronic Bill of Lading..??
Should the Shipped on Board stamp be signed and the implications whether it is signed or not..
Here’s something VERY INTERESTING for maritime historians, nostalgic seafarers, shipping documentation people and generally everyone interested in our wonderful industry..
Mr. Ahmet Aytoğan from Turkey is an avid collector of BILLS OF LADING.. Yes.. You heard right.. Bills of Lading (not sure if this hobby has a name yet like Philatelist etc……)
He has been collecting bill of ladings for twenty three years now…………………………
If multiple notify parties are used on the bill of lading for a shipment, do they have a different role and responsibility..?? Are they similar or different..?? And what is the reason for multiple notify parties..??