“Pre-summer-vacation-ICC-Opinion-Review” #4


The fourth “pre-summer-vacation-ICC-Opinion-Review” is R752 / TA748 regarding a branch of the carrier signing a bill of lading:

 

Quote

Title: Bill of lading issued by branch of the carrier

 

Links:

UCP 600: UCP 600 article 20(a)(i)

ISBP 745: E5(b)

Topic: Signing of transport documents

 

Details of the query:

Presentation information:

The presented bill of lading is issued/signed as follows:

 

The headline of the bill of lading reads: “Carrier: Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft, Hamburg”

 

The bill of lading is signed as follows:

“Hapag-Lloyd Denmark,

Branch of Hapag-Lloyd AG, Germany As Carrier”

 

Question:

Is the bill of lading signed correct?

 

ICCs opinion

Hapag Lloyd AG, Germany is the carrier and any of its stated branches may issue bills of lading and sign as carrier.

 

The bill of lading fulfils the requirements of sub-article 20 (a) (i).

 

 

Full transcript

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Reference:

Official Opinion R752 / TA748 - 2009-2011

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Best regards

Kim

 



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