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What does COGSA stand for?

COGSA stands for Carriage of Goods By Sea Act

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In this case, the Supreme Court ruled that the application of liability was governed by the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA) and in specific the "Himalaya clause" in lieu of the commonly expected Carmack Amendment.
Claims for damage to cargo presumably may be filed under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act.
The authors have also examined the judgments in cases decided in the English Courts under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1971 and under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 and have indicated whether these cases would be decided differently under the new Rotterdam Rules.
In each case a separate contract applies, either one with statutory provisions or an independent contract that pertains to the relevant contract act, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, Railway Act or the Common Carriers Act.