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September 2008
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/1/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 34, p26
The article reports on the cargo-liability convention established by the UNCITRAL working group that will replace the 1924 Hague Rules. The Hague Rules were ratified by the U.S. in 1936 as the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act. More agreements including the Hague-Visby rules and Hamburg Rules will also be replaced by the convention.


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