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Contract of Carriage


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What is a Contract of Carriage?

A negotiated agreement between the carrier and shipper for the transportation of cargo that is not governed by a tariff is known as a contract of carriage.

What Does a Contract of Carriage Include?

The terms, conditions, and obligations of each party concerning the carriage of the specific products are stated in the written agreement between the shipper and the carrier.

What Are Some Types of Carriage Contracts?

Contractual carriers are free to decide whether and when to render services. Typical forms of carriage contracts include:

  • Bill of Lading
  • Charter Party
  • Air Waybill
  • Sea Waybill

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