Sample "congenbill" bill of lading
To the right is a PDF example of a standard form bill of lading. There are different types of standard form bill of lading. These often have specific names to distinguish them. This one is called a "Congenbill". It is a bill of lading designed for general cargo for use when the shipper is also the charterer and has chartered the vessel using a "GENCON" charter party. In other words, if the charterer has chartered a vessel using a GENCON charterparty and they want a bill of lading covering the goods, the carrier may issue them with a Congenbill bill of lading.