What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
according additional agent American amount average bank basis bill of lading bonds British buyer Canada candy Capacity capital carrier cent Central Chamber of Commerce changes charges coast Cold Storage commodities compared confectionery considerable Consul contract cotton countries crude Cuba cubic feet customs decline demand direct district dollars domestic duty equipment established Europe European exports extensions figures foodstuffs foreign France fruit Germany gold Government handled imports inches increase industry interest issued Italy less Line loss machinery manufactures materials meat miles months Netherlands operation packing period plant pork port pounds practically present principal quantity Refrigeration reported representative securities shares ship shipment shoes shows sold stamp Street supply Table tons trade United Kingdom usually vessel weight West
Page 3 - That if the owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property to or from any port in the United States of America shall exercise due diligence to make the said vessel in all respects seaworthy and properly manned, equipped, and supplied...
Page 8 - ... (a) The leading marks necessary for identification of the goods as the same are furnished in writing by the shipper before the loading of such goods starts, provided 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.
Page 9 - ... marks, number, quantity, and weight, as furnished by him; and the shipper shall indemnify the carrier against all loss, damages, and expenses arising or resulting from inaccuracies in such particulars. The right of the carrier to such indemnity shall in no way limit his responsibility and liability under the contract of carriage to any person other than the shipper.
Page 10 - The shipper shall not be responsible for loss or damage sustained by the carrier or the ship arising or resulting from any cause without the act, fault, or neglect of the shipper, his agents, or his servants.
Page 3 - ... shall be relieved from liability for loss or damage arising from negligence, fault, or failure in proper loading, stowage, custody, care, or proper delivery of any and all lawful merchandise or property committed to its or their charge. Any and all words or clauses of such import inserted in bills of lading or shipping receipts shall be null and void and of no effect.
Page 8 - goods" includes goods, wares, merchandise, and articles of every kind whatsoever, except live animals and cargo which by the contract of carriage is stated as being carried on deck and is so carried. d) The term "ship" means any vessel used for the carriage of goods by sea.
Page 17 - Such water carriage shall be performed subject to all the terms and provisions of, and all the exemptions from liability contained in the Act of Congress of the United States, approved on February 13, 1893, and entitled "An act relating to the navigation of vessels, etc.