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CHAPTER 37 Bills of Lading

Voyage Charters

CHAPTER 37 Bills of Lading Bills of Lading Changes to Gencon 1976 are shown by underlining. 10. Bills of Lading 154 Bills of Lading shall be presented and signed by the Master as per the “Congenbill” Bill of Lading form, Edition 1994, without prejudice to this Charter Party, or by the Owners’ agents provided written authority has been given by Owners to the agents, a copy of which is to be furnished to the Charterers. The Charterers shall indemnify the Owners against all consequences or liabilities that may arise from the signing of bills of lading as presented to the extent that the terms or contents of such bills of lading impose or result in the imposition of more onerous liabilities upon the Owners than those assumed by the Owners under this Charter Party. 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 37.1 The clause is substantially different from clause 9 of Gencon 1976. The clause falls into two main parts: lines 155-158, which deal with the general question of the issue of the bill of lading; and lines 159-163, which contain an express indemnity.

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