Ocean Traffic and Trade Volume 16

Ocean Traffic and Trade Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... certain provisions of the Harter Act of 1893. This Act provides, among other things, that it shall not be lawful for any shipowner to insert in any bill of lading any clause whereby he 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 merchandise. If a shipowner exercises due diligence to make his vessel in all respects seaworthy and properly manned, equipped, and supplied, ' neither he nor the charterers shall be held responsible for damage or loss resulting from faults or errors in navigation or in the management of the vessel, nor shall they be held liable for losses arising from dangers of the sea, acts of God, or public enemies, or theiinherent defect, quality, or vice of the thing carried, or from insuificiency of package, or seizure under legal process, or for loss resulting from any act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, or from saving or attempting to save life or property at sea, or from any deviation in rendering such service. In other particulars the main clauses of bills of lading are usually similar in their more important bear _ ions and conditions enumerated below)-to-be delivered 11951 NOR-ro-.or so near thereto as the vessel may safely get, unto PRODUCE EXC their Assigns. Freight as per_margin for the said _goods tn ent by the Shippers, the Consignee or Holder of lhlS', Bill of freight, puimage and charges are paid.. Antwerp Rule, 1 3. _.If the_ shipowners shall have exercised ped, equipped..1 supplied, it is hereby agreed that, _in case of L the management of the ste.-inier, or from any latent or other r existing at the time of shipment or at thetbe 'uni'ng oi the' p ili ence), the...show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236967852
  • 9781236967855