Carrier Liability

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Definition: Carrier Liability

Ocean and air carriers are normally liable for all the delay, damage, and loss of cargo except those which arise from the act of the shipper, inherent nature of the goods from acceptance of the cargo through its release or delivery and act of God. Ocean carriers are usually liable under Hague convention while Air carriers are liable under Warsaw convention.

Following are the cases in which the liability of the carrier may arise:

• Faulty service

• Delays

• Lost or damaged goods

• Intentional damage


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