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The Purpose of this article is study and more understanding of duties forwarding agent's duties and responsibilities for goods damage. Since international goods transport plays essential role in international trade, in addition to goods sellers and purchasers, forwarding agents are considered one of principal pillars in this regard. Also, sea carriage agents internationally have a special role in transfer of goods. Definition of their duties and responsibilities from international aspects especially with regard to taking care of goods and their safety has a consequence the regulation of their activities. Hamburg convention discusses in details these responsibilities, but since sea carriage of goods which today is carried out through modern ways particularly with emergence of electronic exchanges, revision in responsibilities for coordination and care of goods is of especial importance in relationship of forwarding agents with commodity owners. It seems Rotterdam Convention, by study and completion of this matter (transportation) and making it transparent, is drawn up in line with the above legal objectives.