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SOLAS Amendments July 2016    
Shipper's Letter of Instructions    
RULE REVISION HISTORY
Rule 2.33 – SHIPPERS REQUIREMENT TO SUBMIT SHIPMENT INFORMATION

Revision Number Published Date Effective Date Title
Revision 1 02/10/2016 02/10/2016 SHIPPERS REQUIREMENT TO SUBMIT SHIPMENT INFORMATION
Original 01/20/2016 01/20/2016 SHIPPERS REQUIREMENT TO SUBMIT SHIPMENT INFORMATION

Displaying: Revision 1 Published Date: 02/10/2016
RULE: 2.33: SHIPPERS REQUIREMENT TO SUBMIT SHIPMENT INFORMATION
Effective 2/10/16

Carrier's form of shipping receipt can be obtained free of charge upon request. Shipper not using 
Carrier's form must furnish, in writing, and tender with the goods, name of vessel for which shipment 
is intended, date of sailing, port of discharge, correct  description of cargo, marks, numbers, gross 
weight of each package and for whose account cargo is delivered. It shall be prohibited for any 
person (which includes individuals, Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations existing under or 
authorized by the laws of the United States or a Domestic Offshore Trade), to knowingly and 
willfully, directly or indirectly, by means of false billing, false classification, false weighing, 
false report of weight, false measurement, or by any other unjust or unfair device or means obtain or att
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attempt to obtain ocean transportation for property at less than the rate or charges that would
otherwise be applicable. 

If the cargo declaration on the shipping documents contains a description of the cargo differing 
from that on the Electronic Export Information, the Carrier will rate the Bill of Lading according to 
the description and Schedule "B" number appearing on the E.E.I.