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NIGERIAN ADMIRALTY  & SHIPPING-MARITIME CASES: [POLICY, PRACTICE & PUBLISHING LAW REPORTS, 3PLR]

Shipping Contracts  -  Cargo & Shipping Insurance  -  Vessel Acquisition & Maintenance  -  Boating & Ship Accidents  - Commercial Ship Accident  -  Cruise Ship Accidents  -  Ship Registration  -  Vessel Arrest Cases  -  Criminal Cases


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ADELEKAN  V. ECU-LINE NV

SHIPPING CONTRACTS:- Contracts for carriage of goods by sea – Two separate contracts covering 2 separate cargo items - When faxed copy of bill of laden reflects only but one item – Failure to deliver item not listed on copy of bill of laden – How treated

AECTRA REFINING AND MARKETING INC V. EXMAR NV

SHIPPING CONTRACT:– Charterparty - Time charterparties – Dispute arising therefrom – Arbitration clause – How treated

AKINSANYA V. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA LTD

ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION:– Transaction arising from documentary letter of credit – Whether amounts to a matter relating to the carriage of goods by sea within the exclusive admiralty jurisdiction of the Federal High Court

ALFOTRIN LIMITED V. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

SHIPPING PRACTICES:- “Demurrage” – Meaning and nature of -  “Compensation or damages for detention” - Distinction between- Voyage charter - Nature of - When does time begin to run therefor

ALLIED MARINE TRANSPORT LTD V. VALE DO RIO DOCE NAVEGACAO SA

SHIPPING CONTRACT PRACTICES:– Dispute resolution – Claim for breach of charterparty contract – Notice of arbitration abandoned for five and half years – Effect – Whether extinguished both the claimants cause of action and the referral to arbitration - Hague Rules time limit – Whether applied to the charterers’ claim

ALLIED TRADING CO. LTD. V. G.B.N. LINE

SHIPPING CONTRACTS:- Bill of Lading - Stipulation that where issuer not the owner or demise chatterer of ship, owner or demise chatterer liable and not agent/owner - Sufficiency of disclosure of principals existence notwithstanding non-incorporation of charter/party in Bill of Lading - Whether action by holder of bill against issuer for damages for short delivery proper.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CO. V. CEEKAY TRADERS LIMITED

MARINE INSURANCE CLAIM:- Whether an Admiralty claim -Jurisdiction of Federal High Court to entertain same - Sections 7(1)(d), 8(1), 24 and 63(4), Federal High Court Act, 1973 – Interpretation of

ANCHOR LIMITED V.  THE OWNERS OF THE SHIP ELENI

ACTION IN RELATION TO A SHIP:- Whether action in rem or in per­sonam - Arrest of a ship - When ordered.

BOOTHIA MARITIME INC. V. FAREASR MERCANTILE CO. LTD

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Bill of lading – Meaning of - Functions and characteristics of - Transfer or indorsement of by consignee - Whether transfers property in goods - Whether divests consignee of right to sue on the goods - - Right to sue thereon

BRAWAL SHIPPING (NIGERIA) LIMITED V. APHORDITE (ENT.) NIGERIA LIMITED

ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION:- Admiralty jurisdiction of the Federal High Court-Extent of - Whether extends to cargo that arrived or already discharged in Nigeria.

BREMER VULKAN SCHIFFBAU UND MASCHINENFABRIK V. SOUTH INDIA SHIPPING CORPORATION

SHIPPING PRACTICES:- Design and construction of bulk carriers – Dispute arising therefrom – Submission to arbitration – How treated

CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMITED V. LONESTAR DRILLING NIGERIA LIMITED

ADMIRALTY MATTER: – Jurisdictional challenges – How treated 

DR. TUNJI BRAITHWAITE V. MARITIMA SPAIN AFRICAN LINES S.A

SHIPPING PRACTICES:- Release and Arrest of ship – Validity of Arrest

EMESPO J. CONTINENTAL LTD.

SHIPPING CONTRACTS:- Contract of carriage of goods by sea – acknowledgement by bill of lading – claim to recover for failure to deliver all the goods in the same good order and condition and quantity as when shipped and as listed in the Bill of Lading

FAREAST MERCANTILE COMPANY LTD. V. BOOTHIA MARITIME INC. AND OTHERS

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Bill of lading - Endorsement Of - Whether every endorsee or consignee thereof has locus standi under Sections 394(1) Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Decree No. 20 1998 and 375(1) Merchant Shipping Act, Cap 224 Laws of the Federation, 1990 – Determining factor.

FIDELITAS SHIPPING CO. LTD V. VO EXPORTCHLEB

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Contract for charter of ship for loading of goods – Delay – Amount of demurrage recoverable – Arbitration clause – How treated

FINELVET AG V. VINAVA SHIPPING CO LTD

SIPPING CONTRACT:– Charter-party – Frustration – War – Vessel under charter-party trapped in Shatt al-Arab river by war between Iran and Iraq – Whether declaration of war automatically frustrating charter-party

GALAXIA MARITIME SA V. MINERAL IMPORT-EXPORT, THE ELEFTHERIOS

SHIPPING ACTION:- Shipowner – Cargo transport - Voyage charter between shipwner and defendant – Injunction preventing ship from sailing – Interference with shipowner’s trading activities and with crew’s leave arrangements – How shipowner application to discharge injunction treated

GLEBE SUGAR REFINING COMPANY  LTD AND ORS V. TRUSTEES OF PORT AND HARBOURS OF GREENOCK

SHIPPING PRACTICES:- Harbour - Statutory Powers and Obligations of Harbour Trustees



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