Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 03 (Jan)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court

Andrew Smith J

Representation Richard Lord (instructed by Clyde & Co) for Logos.
  Timothy Hill (instructed by Bentleys Stokes Lowless) for the defendants .
Judgment Dates: 11 January 2002


Shipping - Carriage by sea - Damages for breach of contract - Loss of or damage to goods - Defendants' vessel loading claimants' cargo of chemicals - Contamination of cargo discovered shortly after loading commencing - Whether on facts cargo contaminated prior to loading.

The Case

An action for breach of a charterparty and the defendant shipowners' duty as bailees in respect of a contaminated cargo of chemicals succeeded on the facts.

Practice Areas

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