230. Transporting cargo to loading place.

The voyage-charterer must not only procure a cargo but get it to the place of shipment ready for loading1. Transport to the place of shipment is not normally considered part of loading2; thus the charterer is usually responsible for all delays or accidents, however caused, during such transport, without reference to any exceptions in the charter3. Where, however, it is the practice in a particular trade to store cargo not at the place of loading but at a distance until required