Modern Ship Stowage: Including Methods of Handling Cargo at Ocean Terminals

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942 - Cargo handling - 719 pages

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Page 710 - 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 716 - Saving or attempting to save life or property at sea. (m) Wastage in bulk or weight or any other loss or damage arising from inherent defect, quality or vice of the goods.
Page 711 - Neither the carrier nor the ship shall be responsible in any event for loss or damage to or in connection with goods if the nature or value thereof has been knowingly misstated by the shipper in the bill of lading.
Page 718 - That it shall not be lawful for any vessel transporting merchandise or property from or between ports of the United States...
Page 717 - Rules, the bill of lading shall not be deemed to be prima facie evidence against the carrier of the receipt of goods of the weight so inserted in the bill of lading, and the accuracy thereof at the time of shipment shall not be deemed to have been guaranteed by the shipper.
Page 235 - ... penalty and may be seized and proceeded against by way of libel in the district court of the United States In any district In which such vessel may be found.
Page 710 - Act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, his agent or representative...
Page 717 - ... no bill of lading has been or shall be issued and that the terms agreed shall be embodied in a receipt which shall be a non-negotiable document and shall be marked as such. Any agreement so entered into shall have full legal effect: Provided, that this section shall not apply to ordinary commercial shipments made in the ordinary course of trade...
Page 711 - ... 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. This declaration if embodied in the bill of lading shall be prima facie evidence, but shall not be binding or conclusive on the carrier.
Page 711 - Neither the carrier nor the ship shall in any event be or become liable for any loss or damage to or in connection with goods in an amount exceeding 100/.

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