Difference between Contract of Affreightment and Contract of Carriage

Difference between Contract of Affreightment and Contract of Carriage

A contract of affreightment is a contract between the shipowner and the charterer where the shipowner agrees to carry the goods in his ship, or to allow the charterer the use the ship’s cargo space whole or part for specified voyage
A contract of carriage is defined as an agreement that is concluded between a carrier and a shipper for the transportation of goods from Point A to Point B for this service the carrier gets the payment from the shipper
The conventions & rules covering the Carriage of Goods by Sea

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