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B/LBaseline
B/LBilateral
B/LBill of Lading
B/LBack Log
B/LBattery Limit
B/LBranched to Linear (ratio)
B/LBeals, Lalonde and Associates (Ottawa, ON, Canada consulting group)
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However, where a bill of lading is issued under a charter party, the Hamburg Rules apply to such a bill of lading if it governs the relations between the carrier and the holder of the bill of lading and if the latter is not the charterer (art.
The shipping carrier issues the Bill of Lading upon the shipper's request and in accordance with the information provided to him from the shipper, which is stated in the Shipping Order.
Essentially, all of the changes found in the new NMFC bill of lading serve to protect the carrier.
The interplay between COGSA and the Carmack Amendment has been a source of judicial discrepancy in cases where a single, multimodal bill of lading incorporates the terms of COGSA to govern both an international carriage by vessel and an inland carriage by rail.
Neither the carrier nor the ship shall in any event be or become liable for any loss or damage to or in connection with the transportation of goods in an amount exceeding $500 per package lawful money of the United States, or in case of goods not shipped in packages, per customary freight unit, or the equivalent of that sum in other currency, unless the nature and value of such goods have been declared by the shipper before shipment and inserted in the bill of lading.
According to the ICCTA, the transfer or drayage trucker on the southern border is an interstate carrier and, as such, is required to provide a bill of lading.
The bill of lading shows shipment between ports other than those specified in the credit.
The Bill of Lading Identifies Contracting Parties and States Terms and Conditions of Agreement.
The bill of lading is a contract between the shipper and the carrier designating the pickup point, the ports visited and the final destination of the cargo.