Relating to the Carriage of Goods by Sea: Hearings Before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, Second Session. January 28 and 29, 1925
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925 - Bills of lading - 197 pages
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adopted agent agreed agreement amendment American apparent apply arising bill of lading BRAND British Brussels CAMPBELL cargo carried carrier Chairman CHANDLER claim clause Commerce Commission committee condition conference connection contained contract of carriage convention course courts cover deemed delivered delivery deviation discharge document draft DRAPER EDMONDS effect evidence facie foreign freight give given going Government Hague Rules Haight held interests issued language LARSEN legislation liability limitation loading loss or damage maritime matter mean nature NICOLSON notice objection ocean owners package paragraph port present proposed provisions question reasonable receipt received referred regard relating represent respect responsibility resulting rules Scott ship shipment shipowner shipper Shipping Board statute steamship suggestion thing tion trade United unless vessel voyage WHITE York
Page 95 - Act of public enemies. (g) Arrest or restraint of princes, rulers or people, or seizure under legal process. (h) Quarantine restrictions. (i) Act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, his agent or representative.
Page 94 - IV, the carrier shall properly and carefully load, handle, stow, carry, keep, care for and discharge the goods carried Article IV Rights and Immunities 1 . Neither the carrier nor the ship shall be liable for loss or damage arising or resulting from unseaworthiness unless caused by want of due diligence on the part of the carrier to make the ship seaworthy, and to secure that the ship is properly manned, equipped and...
Page 36 - ... such marks are stamped or otherwise shown clearly upon the goods if uncovered, or on the cases or coverings in which such goods are contained, in such a manner as should ordinarily remain legible until the end of the voyage: (b) Either the number of packages or pieces, or the quantity or weight, as the case may be, as furnished in writing by the shipper...
Page 50 - The carrier shall be bound, before and at the beginning of the voyage, to exercise due diligence to (a) make the ship seaworthy; (b) properly man, equip and supply the ship; (c) make the holds, refrigerating and cool chambers, and all other parts of the ship in which goods are carried, fit and safe for their reception, carriage and preservation.
Page 104 - In any event the carrier and the ship shall be discharged from all liability in respect of loss or damage unless suit is brought within one year after delivery of the goods or the date when the goods should have been delivered...
Page 55 - ... unless the nature and value of such goods have been declared by the shipper before shipment and inserted in the bill of lading.
Page 52 - Nothing herein contained shall prevent a carrier or a shipper from entering into any agreement, stipulation, condition, reservation or exemption as to the responsibility and liability of the carrier or the ship for the loss or damage to or in connection with the custody and care and handling of goods prior to the loading on and subsequent to the discharge from the ship on which the goods are carried by sea.
Page 54 - ... delivery of the goods or the date when the goods should have been delivered. In the case of any actual or apprehended loss or damage the carrier and the receiver shall give all reasonable facilities to each other for inspecting and tallying the goods.
Page 52 - Goods of an inflammable, explosive or dangerous nature to the shipment whereof the carrier, master or agent of the carrier has not consented with knowledge of their nature and character, may at any time before discharge be landed at any place, or destroyed or rendered innocuous 'by the carrier without compensation " and the shipper of such goods shall be liable for all damages and expenses directly or indirectly arising out of or resulting from such shipment.
Page 104 - Unless notice of loss or damage and the general nature of such loss or damage be given in writing to the carrier or his agent at the port of discharge before or at the time of the removal of the goods into the custody of the person entitled to delivery thereof under the contract of carriage...