Who can lodge claim based on Bill of Lading

Who can lodge claim based on Bill of Lading


Who can lodge claim based on Bill of LadingClaim under Bill of Lading


B/L is the only evidence to file claim against the shipping company in the event of non-delivery, defective delivery or short delivery. If the importer makes payment, he can lodge the claim, as he will be in possession of negotiable copy of B/L. Otherwise, exporter can lodge the claim and receive the value of goods. Contents of B/L

1. Name and address of the shipper.

2. Name and address of the vessel.

3. Name of port of loading.

4. Date of loading of goods.

5. Name of port of discharge and place of delivery.

6. Quantity, quality, marks and other description.

7. Number of packages.

8. Freight paid or payable.

9. Number of originals issued.

10. Name of the shipping company.

11. Voyage number and date.


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