COGSA definition

COGSA means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of the United States of America approved on 16th April 1936.
COGSA means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of the United States of America approved on 16th April 1936, as amended and recodified from time to time.

Examples of COGSA in a sentence

  • In the event that the Bill of Lading covers a shipment to or from the USA, however, US COGSA shall be applicable before the Goods are loaded on and after they are discharged from the vessel.

  • Where the Hague Rules, the Hague-Visby Rules, or any legislation making such Rules compulsorily applicable (such as COGSA) to this Bill of Lading apply, the Carrier shall not, unless a declared value has been noted in accordance with clause 7.1.5 below, be or become liable for any loss or damage to or in connection with the Goods in an amount per Package or Shipping unit in excess of the Package or Shipping unit limitation as laid down by such Rules or legislation.

  • In the event that the Bill of Lading covers a shipment from or to the USA US COGSA shall apply.

  • When loss or damage has occurred between the time of loading of the Goods by the Carrier at the Port of Loading and the time of discharge by the Carrier at the Port of Discharge, the responsibility of the Carrier shall be determined in accordance with the Hague, Hague-Visby Rules or US COGSA, as such may be compulsorily applicable.

  • All Carriage under this Bill of Lading shall have effect subject to any legislation enacted in any country making the Hague or Hague-Visby Rules compulsorily applicable and in the absence of any such legislation, in accordance with the Hague-Visby Rules or US COGSA (in the case of Carriage to or from the United States of America).


More Definitions of COGSA

COGSA means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of Singapore.
COGSA means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of the United States of America approved on 16th April 1936, as amended. “Multimodal Transport” arises where the Carriage under this Bill of Lading is not a Port to Port Shipment.
COGSA means the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of the United States of America approved on 16 April 1936. "Merchant" means and includes the shipper, the consignee, the holder of this Bill of Lading and the owner of the goods.
COGSA means. The International Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of Japan enacted 13 June 1957, as amended 3 June 1992.