At some stage of shipping, many buyers and sellers have gone through this question.. There has been cargo damage – who should be held responsible.. Who was supposed to check what..??
Category Archives: Case Studies
Shipping your cargo without insurance.. Hmmmmm, not a very smart idea.. Several pitfalls await those who attempt this.. Here’s a question from a reader based on their historical experience.. All comments welcome on this situation..
A discussion about the rights of the shipper under CIF Incoterms..
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.
Shah Nawaz wanted to know who is responsible if his containers fell overboard and what should be the next course of action.. We had loaded 14 containers stuffed with cooking sunflower oil packed in consumer packs on a Ship & After loading of the containers on the deck 6 containers were accidentally dropped in the water. Later those containers were … Read more here..
An exporter wants to get an Express Release done while the Original Bill of Lading is with the bank..
Is this possible..?? Read this article to find out..
This is the Story of a CIF contract and a Letter of Indemnity..
Seller is delivering CIF to Chinese port. The contract has an LOI provision if the original bill of lading should be lost..
The buyer’s bank refuses to make payment without original BOL and will not accept LOI..
What happens next..??
Are Incoterms® EXW rules suitable for international trade..??
Here’s a very unique question from Michael about Over height cargo crushed due to discrepancy in bill of lading.. Hi Hariesh I have an issue where the HBL states cargo OOG. MBL does not reflect this. The over height cargo in an open top container was therefore not managed as OOG and the over height contents were crushed by spreader … Read more here..