Ship Registration For ship registration, UNCLOS requires that all vessels must sai l under the flag of a particular state. Thus, shipowners must register their vessels with a Flag State and keep their vessel in a condition t hat satisfies the requirements of that particular Flag State. UNCLOS Article 91 Nationality of ships 1. Every State shall…Details
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PORT STATE CONTROL Port Stare Control is a system of harmonized inspection-procedures designed to target substandard vessels with the main objective being their eventual elimination In March 1978 the grounding of the supertanker “Amoco Cadiz” off the coast of Brittany (France) resulted in a massive oil spill, causing a strong political and public outcry in…Details
How to register a ship in India Which ships require registration Every Indian ship, unless its NT ≤ 15 tons and is employed solely in navigation on the coasts of India, shall be registered with the Principal Officer of MMD. Sea going ships fitted with mechanical means of propulsion of 15 tons net and above…Details
Difference Between Mates Receipt And Bill Of Lading S.No MATES RECEIPT BILL OF LADING 1 Mate’s receipt is issued when goods are placed on board ship after verification of quantity and condition. Bill of Lading is prepared & issued based on Mate’s receipt. 2 Mate’s Receipt is prepared and issued by chief officer. B/L is…Details
Classification of Bill of Lading Classification of Bill of Lading By method of execution Open B/L Straight B/L Bearer B/L Ordered B/L Classification of Bill of Lading By method of operation Received for shipment B/L Shipped B/L Through B/L Combined transport B/L By method of execution Open B/L Unless otherwise expressly provided, the B/L is a freely…Details
Obligations of the Bill Of Lading The holder of the Bill of Lading (Buyer, Endorsee, Assignee) is bound by same condition as the consignee himself. Ex. If the consignee is required to pay the freight on delivery, the general average contribution to be paid or difference of freight, the holder has to do the…Details