We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close

CHAPTER 6 Bills of lading under time charter

Transport Documents in Carriage of Goods by Sea


Page 92

CHAPTER 6

Bills of lading under time charter

6.1 Signature of bill of lading under time charter

Standard forms of a time charter usually contain an ‘employment and indemnity’ clause, which, inter alia, provides that the master shall sign bills of lading ‘as presented by charterers, without prejudice to charter’. This clause is a result of the fact that in a time charter the shipowner transfers the commercial management of his vessel to the charterer, which includes the power to issue bills of lading.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, please enter your details below to log in.

Enter your email address to log in as a user on your corporate account.
Remember me on this computer

Not yet an i-law subscriber?

Devices

Request a trial Find out more