The Contract of Affreightment as Expressed in Charterparties and Bills of Lading

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William Clowes and Sons, 1893 - Bills of lading - 370 pages
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Page 337 - Act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, his agent or representative.
Page 337 - That it shall be the duty of the owner or owners, masters or agent of any vessel transporting merchandise or property from or between ports of the United States and foreign ports...
Page 335 - ... and have not been allowed as general average ; deduction being also made from the value of the property of all charges incurred in respect thereof subsequently to the general average act, except such charges as are allowed in general average. Passengers' luggage and personal effects not shipped under bill of lading shall not contribute in general average.
Page 324 - ... (4) Where any loss or damage is by reason of the improper navigation of such ship as aforesaid caused to any other ship or boat...
Page 337 - Sec. 2. That it shall not be lawful for any vessel transporting merchandise or property from or between ports of the United States...
Page 328 - ... any such goods without distinctly marking their nature on the outside of the package containing the same, or otherwise giving notice in writing to the book-keeper or other servant of the...
Page 322 - Every consignee of goods named in a bill of lading, and every indorsee of a bill of lading to whom the property in the goods therein mentioned shall pass, upon or by reason of such consignment or indorsement, shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods, as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself (e).
Page 322 - WHEREAS by the custom of merchants a bill of lading of goods being transferable by endorsement the property in the goods may thereby pass to the endorsee, but nevertheless all rights in respect of the contract contained in the bill of lading continue in the original shipper or owner, and it is expedient that such rights should pass with the property...
Page 334 - ... and not the age of the particular part of her to which they apply. No painting bottom to be allowed -\ if the bottom has not been painted within six months previous to the date of accident.
Page 332 - The cost of discharging cargo from a ship, whether at a port or place of loading, call, or refuge, shall be admitted as general average, when the...

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