Our Ref: 2005/03
To: all Australian ship agency members and their insurance brokers
Road Transport Regulations – Compliance and Enforcement
The Managers have been contacted by a...
What are "switch" bills of lading?
“Switch” bills of lading are a second set of bills of lading issued by the carrier (or by the carrier’s agent) in substitution for the bills of lading issued at the time of...
Some years ago the Club included an article on the dangers attached to "pre-dating and clausing" of bills of lading in its newsletter, "The Intermediary". The Club issued a circular on the same subject...
THE SHIP CALLING FOR A CREW CHANGE MAY INVOLVE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
The Club first issued a circular as long ago as 1989 on the subject of ship agents being used by unscrupulous migrant smugglers to move illegal immigrants...
Our ref: 96/01
TO: Members and their brokers
Some years ago the Club included an article on the dangers attached to "pre-dating and clausing" of bills of lading in its newsletter, "The...
Our Ref: 94/06
In November 1992 the club issued its circular 92/11/2 under this same heading, and attached a set of guidelines for agency staff concerned with the issuance of delivery orders.
Our Ref: 92/11/2
It is the Club's experience that the most consistent large risk faced by ship agents arises from the delivery of cargo without the bill of lading. Both TIM and CISBA wrote...