356. Payment of freight: charterer and bill of lading holder.

Where the ship in which the goods are carried has been chartered from the shipowner, there are two kinds of freight which call for consideration, namely the freight reserved under the charterparty and the freight payable under the bill of lading1. As regards the shipowner's right to receive from the charterer the chartered freight, no question arises2.

Where, however, the bill of lading is in the hands of a third person who is liable, as holder, to pay freight3, payment of the bill of lading freight may be claimed both by the charterer and by the shipowner. As against the