Electronic bills of lading


Published: 16 September 2014

BIMCO has recently developed and published a charter party clause that specifically addresses the use of electronic bills of lading. Increasing use of electronic documentation, particularly in the dry cargo sector, has resulted in a growing user demand from owners and charterers.

Today there are two platforms at the forefront of developments in electronic bills of lading systems - essDOCS and Bolero - both of which have been approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs (“the International Group”) as well as by P&I Clubs outside the group.

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