Article 785. Contract for the carriage of goods.
1. Under the contract for the carriage of cargo, the carrier undertakes to deliver the cargo entrusted to him by the shipper to the point of destination and deliver it to the person (consignee) entitled to receive the cargo, and the sender is obliged to pay a fixed fee for the cargo transportation. 2. The conclusion of a contract for the carriage of cargo is confirmed by the preparation and issuance of a consignment note (bill of lading or other document for the cargo provided for by the relevant transport charter or code) to the sender of the cargo.
References to other articles of chapter 40. Shipping: