This Bloomsbury Professional book covers the sale of goods carried by sea. It considers the nature of bills of lading as documents of title and analyses the connections between the different contracts composing an export transaction. It is an indispensable guide to bills of lading for all legal advisers and it highlights their enduring practical significance to international traders, carriers and banks.
Part I Documentary control over the goods
Part II Risk, title to sue and property
Part III Tender of an acceptable bill of lading