Carriers Liability Coverage
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  Terms of Bill of Lading
     
  COMMON SHIPPING TERMS  
     
 
 
     
  War Risk  
 

Perils of war or warlike operations, such as capture, seizure, arrests, restraints of kings, princesses and people, hostilities, civil war, mines, torpedo's. War risks are not covered under a policy for marine perils and must therefore be covered under a separate policy for war risks.

 
     
  Warehouse  
  A building specially designed for receipt, storage and handling of goods.  
     
  Warehouse Receipt  
 

Receipt for products deposited in a warehouse.

 
     
  Warehousing  
  Those activities of holding and handling goods in a warehouse (store).  
     
  Warsaw Convention  
  The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw, 12 October 1929, or that Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol, 1955, stipulating obligations or parties and limitations and/or exonerations of carriers (air cargo).  
     
  Waybill  
  Non-negotiable document evidencing the contract for the transport of cargo.  
     
  Weight Charge  
  The charge for carriage of goods based on their weight (air cargo).  
     
  Wharf  
  A place for berthing vessels to facilitate loading and discharging of cargo.  
     
  Wharfage  
  The fee charged for the use of a wharf for mooring, loading or discharging a vessel or for storing goods.