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    Bills of Lading: A Guide to Good Practice, 3rd Edition

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    This unique illustrated guide explains how to avoid disputes and problems arising from improper use of bills of lading, one of the most important yet least understood documents involved in the international carriage of goods by sea. It aims to assist ship’s officers, operators and managers in their understanding of the legal implications of bills of lading and the problems and practical issues surrounding their everyday use.
    ISBN: 9780957493605
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    Author: The North of England P&I Association Ltd

    Published August 2019

    ISBN 9780957493605

     

    This guide works on various levels, with a practical guidance section supplemented by a theory section and footnotes to show the legal foundation of the advice given. Copies of the various international conventions are included together with an annotated and fully explained copy of the BIMCO Congenbill and the latest set of recommended standard letters. This third edition has been extended to cover electronic bills of lading and the legal section has been fully reviewed and updated.

     

    Table of Content

    INTRODUCTION

    Loss prevention and bills of lading

    Notes on the third edition

    How to use this guide

    General notes

     

    QUICK REFERENCE

    How to use this section

    The bill of lading – a quick guide to its role and its problems

     

    PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

    Signing bills of lading (paragraphs 1 – 21)

    Delivering the cargo at discharge port (paragraphs 22 – 34)

    A typical bill of lading – the BIMCO Congenbill (paragraphs 35 – 55)

     

    THEORY

    History and context (paragraphs 56 – 104)

    Signing the bill of lading (paragraphs 105 – 199)

    Sources of information for the bill of lading (paragraphs 200 – 214)

    Movement of the bill of lading under the sale contract (paragraphs 215 – 225)

    The voyage – deviation, delivery, loss and damage to cargo (paragraphs 226 – 245)

    Delivery of the cargo (paragraphs 246 – 265)

    Other matters (paragraphs 266 – 279)

    Other documents and variations (paragraphs 280 – 294)

    Security issues (paragraphs 295 – 296)

    Sanctions (paragraphs 297 – 298)

     

    ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING

    Background (paragraphs 299 – 308)

    P&I cover (paragraphs 309 – 319)

    The master’s role (paragraphs 320 – 323)

    Charterparty requirements (paragraph 324)

    LEGAL NOTES

    APPENDICES

    I Glossary

    II Standard letter of authority to issue bills of lading

    III P&I club circulars on standard letters of indemnity

    IV Standard letters of indemnity

    V Hague Rules

    VI Hague-Visby Rules

    VII Hamburg Rules

    VIII List of countries applying the conventions

    IX UK Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992

    X P&I club circulars on electronic (paperless) trading systems

    XI International Group of P&I Clubs frequently asked questions of August 2013 on paperless trading

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    INDEX

    Author: The North of England P&I Association Ltd

    Published August 2019

    ISBN 9780957493605

     

    This guide works on various levels, with a practical guidance section supplemented by a theory section and footnotes to show the legal foundation of the advice given. Copies of the various international conventions are included together with an annotated and fully explained copy of the BIMCO Congenbill and the latest set of recommended standard letters. This third edition has been extended to cover electronic bills of lading and the legal section has been fully reviewed and updated.

     

    Table of Content

    INTRODUCTION

    Loss prevention and bills of lading

    Notes on the third edition

    How to use this guide

    General notes

     

    QUICK REFERENCE

    How to use this section

    The bill of lading – a quick guide to its role and its problems

     

    PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

    Signing bills of lading (paragraphs 1 – 21)

    Delivering the cargo at discharge port (paragraphs 22 – 34)

    A typical bill of lading – the BIMCO Congenbill (paragraphs 35 – 55)

     

    THEORY

    History and context (paragraphs 56 – 104)

    Signing the bill of lading (paragraphs 105 – 199)

    Sources of information for the bill of lading (paragraphs 200 – 214)

    Movement of the bill of lading under the sale contract (paragraphs 215 – 225)

    The voyage – deviation, delivery, loss and damage to cargo (paragraphs 226 – 245)

    Delivery of the cargo (paragraphs 246 – 265)

    Other matters (paragraphs 266 – 279)

    Other documents and variations (paragraphs 280 – 294)

    Security issues (paragraphs 295 – 296)

    Sanctions (paragraphs 297 – 298)

     

    ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING

    Background (paragraphs 299 – 308)

    P&I cover (paragraphs 309 – 319)

    The master’s role (paragraphs 320 – 323)

    Charterparty requirements (paragraph 324)

    LEGAL NOTES

    APPENDICES

    I Glossary

    II Standard letter of authority to issue bills of lading

    III P&I club circulars on standard letters of indemnity

    IV Standard letters of indemnity

    V Hague Rules

    VI Hague-Visby Rules

    VII Hamburg Rules

    VIII List of countries applying the conventions

    IX UK Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992

    X P&I club circulars on electronic (paperless) trading systems

    XI International Group of P&I Clubs frequently asked questions of August 2013 on paperless trading

    BIBLIOGRAPHY

    INDEX

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