Navigation of Vessels: Hearing Before the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives. Sixty-third Congress, Second Session, on the Bill H. R. 8753, to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act Relating to Navigation of Vessels, Bills of Lading, and to Certain Obligations, Duties and Rights in Connection with the Carriage of Property," Approved February 13, 1893
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Sida 3 - That if the owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property to or from any port in the United States of America shall exercise due diligence to make the said vessel in all respects seaworthy and properly manned, equipped, and supplied, neither the vessel, her owner or owners, agent or charterers, shall become or be held responsible for damage or loss resulting from faults or errors in navigation or in the management of said vessel...
Sida 3 - ... the marks necessary for identification, number of packages, or quantity, stating whether it be carrier's or shipper's weight, and apparent order or condition of such merchandise or property delivered to and received by the owner, master, or agent of the vessel for transportation, and such document shall be prima facie evidence of the receipt of the merchandise therein described.
Sida 19 - AND FINALLY, in accepting this bill of lading, the shipper, owner, and consignee of the goods, and the holder of the bill of lading, agree to be bound by all its stipulations, exceptions and conditions, whether written or printed, as fully as if they were all signed by such shipper, owner, consignee or holder.
Sida 3 - ... faults or errors in navigation or in the management of said vessel, nor shall the vessel, her owner or owners, charterers, agent, or master be held liable for losses arising from dangers of the sea or other navigable waters, acts of God, or public enemies, or the inherent defect, quality, or vice of the thing carried, or from insufficiency of package, or seizure under legal process, or for loss resulting from any act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, his agent or representative,...
Sida 3 - Act of public enemies. g. Arrest or restraint of princes, rulers or people, or seizure under legal process. h. Quarantine restrictions. I. Act or omission of the shipper or owner of the goods, his agent or representative.
Sida 3 - ... shall be relieved from liability for loss or damage arising from negligence, fault, or failure in proper loading, stowage, custody, care, or proper delivery of any and all lawful merchandise or property committed to its or their charge. Any and all words or clauses of such import inserted in bills of lading or shipping receipts shall be null and void and of no effect.
Sida 19 - And finally, in accepting this bill of lading, the shipper, owner, and consignee of the goods, and the holder of the bill of lading agree to be bound by all of its stipulations, exceptions, and conditions, whether written or printed, as fully as if they were all signed by such shipper, owner, consignee, or holder.
Sida 3 - That it shall not be lawful for the manager, agent, master, or owner of any vessel transporting merchandise or property from or between ports of the United States and foreign ports to insert in any bill of lading or shipping document any clause, covenant, or agreement whereby it, he, or they shall be relieved from liability for loss or damage arising from negligence...
Sida 3 - An Act relating to navigation of vessels, bills of lading, and to certain obligations, duties, and rights in connection with the carriage of property...
Sida 3 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled "An Act Relating to the Liability of Common Carriers by Railroad to Their Employees in Certain Cases," approved April twenty-second, nineteen hundred and eight, be amended in section six so that said section shall read: Sec.