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INTERNATIONAL OCEAN FREIGHT BILL OF LADING IN SHIPPING FROM THE USA OVERSEAS

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International Ocean freight Bill of Lading in the International Cargo Transportation from the USA also referred as a B/L or BOL. This shipping document used exclusively in Ocean freight shipping from the USA overseas. Such bill of ladings are issuing by an international ocean freight carriers. It is acknowledging that specified goods have been received on board as cargo for conveyance to a named place, for delivery to the consignee. Besides other points, the international ocean freight bill of lading serves the following purposes:

  1. It is evidence of a contract of carriage between ocean freight carrier and shipper;
  2. It is a receipt for goods shipping from the USA;
  3. It is a document of title on shipped goods.

There are many different types of international ocean freight bill of ladings used in the ocean freight shipping industry for export goods from the USA. Here are two most commonly used types of NON-NEGOTIABLE international ocean freight bill of ladings:

NON-NEGOTIABLE international ocean freight bill of lading: means that the document itself does NOT give the title to the goods. The consignee (recipient) named in the ocean freight bill of lading must identify himself to claim the goods. Vs. NEGOTIABLE international ocean freight bill of lading issued "to the order of" is the title of the goods. I.e., a NEGOTIABLE international ocean freight bill of lading can be bought, sold or traded while goods are in transit.

International EXPRESS RELEASE ocean freight bill of lading means: that you do not have to provide originals of ocean freight bill of lading to claim your goods at the destination. Shipment on express release should be released at the destination upon surrender a copy of the international ocean freight bill of lading. Express release ocean freight bill of lading should state: "ZERO (0) – NO ORIGINALS REQUIRED FOR RELEASE".

"SET OF ORIGINAL REQUIRED" in international ocean freight bill of lading means that goods CANNOT be released to the consignee unless the consignee had surrendered a set of originals ocean freight bill of lading.

You may find more about ocean freight bill of lading used in the ocean freight industry in this link.

In our practice WE SEND COPIES OF INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS RELEASE OCEAN FREIGHT BILL OF LADING VIA E-MAIL in PDF FILES.  

With us, unless you had requested an international ocean freight bill of lading upon set of originals in advance, after your payment toward our final freight invoice, within a few days after Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) (sometimes it takes a little longer), we will e-mail to you a copy of ocean carriers international EXPRESS RELEASE ocean freight bill of lading in a file attached. Print the ocean freight bill of lading and keep it in your records to recover your shipping from the USA goods at the destination.

Note: Several countries around the world, particularly Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, and certain countries in Africa, DO NOT accept express release ocean freight bill of ladings. Ocean freight carrier should specify it when issuing the bill of ladings. Then we will mail you a set of originals ocean freight bill of lading by USPS First Class Mail within USA and Canada for free. Expedited or international mail must be prepaid.

If shipper/receptionist requires a set of originals international ocean freight bill of lading for shipments to countries that DO accept express release ocean freight bill of lading, then $50 fee will be added on top of the cost of the mail.

LETTER OF INDEMNITY:

If in your international shipping from the USA an original sea freight bill of lading is required, but it needs to be amended or lost, an international ocean freight carrier may request a LETTER OF INDEMNITY. Here is the link with a sample of LETTER OF INDEMNITY in international shipping of ocean freight.

 
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