BEMAR, international logistics operator
Tools for international trade
International contract of sale
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
It regulates contracts between parties that have their establishments in different countries, although neither of the parties is located in a State that adheres to the Convention. Its purpose is to offer legal certainty and to ensure uniformity in the regulation of international commercial goods transactions.
Rules on the delivery of the goods
International Chamber of Commerce rules to delimit the rights and obligations of the parties in an international sales transaction, in relation to the different phases of the chosen transportation process and the agreed conditions for the delivery of the goods.
International Agreement for the Unification of Certain Rules in the area of Bill of Lading.
Convention on civil aviation regarding the limit of the carrier’s liability in cases where a transport value is declared, the inclusion of the technical and commercial details of the shipment, instructions for the handling of the cargo, the right to establish reserves and other provisions related to international air transport.
International agreement on the unification of certain rules for international air transport.
Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road. This contract is formalized via the «carta de porte internacional», i.e. international consignment note.
“Ley del Contrato de Transporte Terrestre de Mercancías (15/2009)”, i.e. Inland freight transport Act, implemented in Spain.
Vilnius Protocol or CIM Convention
International Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Rail which brings together the standard rules regarding contracts for the international carriage of goods by rail.
Stowage and securing
Code for the stowage of cargo transport units, established by the International Maritime Organization, the International Labour Organization and the Economic Commission of the United Nations for Europe.
Code of good practice for the safe stowage of cargo in road transport, published by the International Road Transport Union (IRU).
Maritime transport: IMDG Code.
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.
Road transport: ADR Convention
European Agreement concerning the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road.
Rail transport: RID Convention
Convention on the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail.
Air transport: IATA DGR Rules
Dangerous goods rules for air transport.
Agreement on International Transports of Perishable Goods. Regulates the characteristics that vehicles must have to keep goods at a certain temperature, the way to check their variations with respect to time and requirements for samples and temperatures of perishable and frozen goods.
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.