- Notwithstanding the heading "Combined Transport", the provisions set out and referred to in this Bill of Lading shall also apply, if the transport as described in this Bill of Lading is performed by one mode of transport only.
|Carrier :||Means the party on whose behalf this Bill of Lading has been signed.|
|Merchant :||Includes the Shipper, the Receiver, the Consignor, and the Consignee, the holder of this Bill of Lading and the owner of the Goods or person entitled to the possession of the Goods and the servants and agents and principals of any of these, all of whom shall be jointly and severally liable to the Carrier for the payment of Freight, and for the performance of the obligations of any of them under this Bill of Lading.|
|Goods :||Means the cargo received from the Shipper and includes a Container not supplied by the Carrier.|
|Container :||Includes a container, trailer, transportable tank, flat rack, pallet or any other article used to consolidate Goods or any equipment thereof or connected thereto.|
|Carriage :||Means the whole of the operations and the services undertaken by the Carrier in respect of the Goods.|
|Combined Transport :||Arises when the Place of Acceptance and/or the Place of Delivery are set out on page two overleaf in the relevant margins.|
The liberties set out in Clause 7(a) through 7(f) may be invoked for any purpose whatsoever even if not connected with the carriage covered by this Bill of Lading, and any action taken or omitted to be taken, and any delay arising therefrom, shall be deemed to be within the contractual and contemplated carriage and not be an unreasonable deviation. Notwithstanding, the Carrier shall be entitled to full Charges and any additional freight, storage and all other expenses incurred by or on behalf of Carrier, all of which shall be due and owing from Merchant, and the Carrier shall have a lien on the Goods for same.