387. Elements of cif contracts.

Under a cif contract the duty of the seller, so far as physical handing over of the goods themselves is concerned, is accomplished when goods conforming to the contract of sale are put on board a ship for the purpose of the transit to the destination agreed in the contract of sale or through the purchase of such goods already afloat1 and bound for that destination. In addition, he is under an obligation to make or procure a contract of carriage with the carrier under which the carrier is obliged to carry the goods to, and deliver them at, the