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Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea


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Syllabus of the Subject - United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules)

  1. Introduction to the United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules)
  2. Main characteristics of the Hamburg Rules
  3. Responsibilities of the carrier and the shipper
  4. Loads on covers
  5. Transportation document (Bill of Lading)
  6. Claims and actions. Losses and damages
  7. Background of the Hamburg Rules: The Hague Rules

Sample - United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules):
Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules) Maritime Transport

The Subject “United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules)” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Logistics Courses: Maritime transport, Multimodal, Transport in Africa
  2. Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Export Back Office
  4. Doctorates: Global Logistics, World Trade

E-learning Course, Online Asian Student, Business

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business and Foreign Trade in English Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Reglas de Hamburgo Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Règles of Hambourg Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Regras of Hamburgo.

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade - Incoterms® 2020.

Containers and international transport. Customs Convention on Containers. BIC Code. Intermodal Transport

Description - United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules)

The United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules) defines a legal framework for contracts for the international maritime transport of goods between two or more countries.

Under the Hamburg Rules, the obligations and rights of the logistics agents are clearly specified: consignees, porters and stevedores.

The United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (the Hamburg Rules) came into force in 1992.

The document used is the Bill of Lading (it can be presented electronically)

Carrier's liability: from the moment that he receive the goods (under his custody) in the cargo port, during the transport phase to the port of discharge.

Organism: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Member countries of the United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules): Albania, Austria, Barbados, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Chile, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Germany, Guinea, Holy See, Hungary, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lesotho, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Slovakia, Syria, Tanzania, Romania, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sweden, Tunisia, Uganda, United States of America, Venezuela, Zambia.

Containers and International Transportation
  1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
  2. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN)

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