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How to Fill in the Contents of the Ocean Bill of Lading

Contents of Basenton Logistics Bill of Lading

1. The following items shall be recorded on the front of the bill of lading:

1. The name, logo, number of packages or pieces, weight or volume of the goods and description of the dangerous nature when transporting dangerous goods.
2. The name and principal place of business of the carrier.
3. The name of the ship.
4. The name of the shipper
5. The name of the consignee.
6. The port of loading and the date the goods were accepted at the port of loading.
7. The port of discharge.
8. The place of receiving the goods and the place of documenting the goods are added in the multimodal bill of lading.
9. The date, place and number of copies of the bill of lading.
10. Payment of shipping charges.
11. The carrier or its representative.

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2. Contents of the front of the bill of lading

1. The name, logo, number of packages or pieces, weight or volume of the goods and description of the dangerous nature when transporting dangerous goods.
2. The name and principal place of business of the carrier.
3. The name of the ship.
4. The name of the shipper
5. The name of the consignee.
6. The port of loading and the date the goods were accepted at the port of loading.
7. The port of discharge.
8. The place of receiving the goods and the place of documenting the goods are added in the multimodal bill of lading.
9. The date, place and number of copies of the bill of lading.
10. Payment of shipping charges.
11. The carrier or its representative. www.basenton.com

3. Terms on the back of the bill of lading

1. DEFINITION CLAUSE
2. Paramount clause
3. Carrier’s responsibility clause and Exception clause
4. Carrier’s period of responsibility clause
5.Packing and mark clause
6. Shipping and Other Charges Terms
7. The carrier’s liability limitation clause
8. Flora and Deck Clauses
9. Dangerous Goods Clause
10. Lien Clause
11. Notice of Claims and Statute of Limitations www.basenton.com

4. Sea waybill

1. Sea waybill: It is a non-negotiable document that proves that the contract of carriage of goods by sea and the goods are taken over or loaded by the carrier, and the carrier guarantees that the goods will be delivered to the designated consignee.
2. Properties and functions:
※It is the receipt that the carrier accepts the goods or ships the goods and is in charge of the goods;
※It is the proof of the contract of carriage by sea;
3. Advantages of sea waybill
※Easy delivery
※ Risk reduction
※The procedure is simplified
※Meet trade needs www.basenton.com

5, the difference between the sea bill of lading and the sea waybill

1. The ocean bill of lading is a document of title, but the ocean bill is not
2. The ocean bill of lading can be in the form of instructions and can be transferred through endorsement, while the ocean bill indicates the consignee and cannot be circulated for transfer.
 3. The legal holder of the ocean bill of lading and the carrier take delivery and deliver the goods on the basis of the bill of lading.
 4. The bill of lading is divided into the full form and the simplified form, and the sea waybill is the simplified form.
 5. Although the sea waybill and the registered bill of lading both have the name of the consignee and cannot be endorsed for transfer, there are essential differences between the two.

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