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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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GLENCORE INTERNATIONAL AG AND ANOR. V. PORTMAN AND ORS.

SHIPPING CONTRACTS:- Contracts of insurance  for ship voyages – Breach of – When insurer liable

GRIMALDI COMPAGNIA DI NAVIGAZIONE SPA V. SEKIHYO LINE LTD.

SHIPPING CONTRACTS:- Charterparty providing for referral of disputes to arbitration – Where Vessel sinks in collision and charterer losing property – Applicability of Hague Rules as to timebar–How treated

HILARY FARMS LTD V. MV MAHTRA

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Cargo - Allegation that containers had been tampered with prior to off-loading from cargo vessel leading to loss of cargo – How proved – Onus – On whom lies - Sealing of containers – Relevance – When contract of carriage and bailment is deemed discharged by Shipper and liability passed to Ports authority 

I.B.W.A. LTD V. UNAKALAMBA

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Bill of lading - Meaning of - Letters of credit - Nature of transaction conducted thereunder - Types of contracts involved

INGOSSTRAKH INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED V. FIOGRET LIMITED & ORS

 

ADMIRALTY AND SHIPPING LAW:- Contract for the carriage and bailment of perishable goods  – Breach of - What owner of goods is entitled to claim as damages – Enforceability of international contract of insurance for carriage by sea in Nigeria

INTEGRATED TIMBER AND PLYWOOD PRODUCES LTD V. UNION BANK OF NIGERIA PLC

 

ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION:-  Export of goods to a foreign client - Payment facilitated via an irrevocable  Letter of Credit confirmed by Bank – Failure of bank to remit due payment for goods to exporters – Liability claim – Treatment of

INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTION LTD V. SHORELINE LIFTBOATS NIGERIA LTD

ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME – SHIPPING CONTRACT:– Enforcement of  contract – Whether Federal High Court has exclusive jurisdiction thereto.

JONES V.  OCEANIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

SHIPPING PRACTICES:– Carriage of goods by sea – Contract relating thereto – Applicable principles

JOSEPH CONSTANTINE STEAMSHIP LINE LTD V. IMPERIAL SMELTING CORPORATION LTD

SHIPPING PRACTICES:- Ship chartered for cargo loading purposes - Frustration of shipping contract due to explosion in the auxillary boiler – Cause not definitely determined and blame incapable of being apportioned – How Claim by shipowners against charterers for breach of contract treated

K. MAERTSCH & ORS V. OLA BISIWA

ADMIRALTY LAW – JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES:- Action instituted in rem – Whether vessel is a necessary party – Propriety of grant of order ex parte against vessel at time it was not yet a party to the action - Arrest of vessel by the court – Purpose and implication for jurisdiction of arresting court

K LINE INC V. K.R. INTERNATIONAL (NIG) LTD AND ANOTHER

SHIPPING LAW AND CONTRACTS:- Bill of Ladin - Nature and functions of - Who may be carrier of goods thereunder – Breach of – Measure of damages recoverable

KHATOUN V. HOLLAND (W. A.) LINES

SHIPPING TRANSACTIONS:– Complex nature of - Distinction between shippers and carriers - Need to ascertain the status of parties to suit and nature of relationship –

LEADWAY ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED V. ZECO NIGERIA LIMITED

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Importation of goods – Contract of Insurance against loss of goods – Where goods found to have been tampered with before discharge from wharf – Nature of report required to secure insurance payment

KNONOS WORLDWIDE LIMITED V. SEMPRA OIL TRADING SARL

ADMIRALTY AND SHIPPING LAW:- Merchant shipping – Demurrage – Liability for demurrage where no letter of credit opened

LENNARD'S CARRYING COMPANY, LIMITED V. ASIATIC PETROLEUM

SHIPPING PRACTICE:- Loss of Cargo by Fire - Fire caused by non-seaworthiness- "Actual fault or privity" of Owners - Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 (57 & 58 Vict. c. 60), s. 502. – How treated

LEVENTIS TECH. LTD. V. PETROJESSICA ENT. LTD.

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Carriage of goods by sea - Section 2 and Hague Rules set out in the Schedule to the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act Purport of - Effect of.

MAREVA COMPANIA NAVIERA SA V. INTERNATIONAL BULKCARRIERS SA

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Claim for unpaid hire and damages for repudiation of a charterparty – Orders a court may make – Mareva Injunction – Principles and justification

M. V. PANORMOS BAY V. OLAM NIGERIA PLC

SHIPPING CONTRACT:- Shipping: Bill of lading - Arbitration clause therein – Statutory limitation thereto - Section 20, Admiralty Jurisdiction Decree, 1991 construed

MCCUTCHEON V. DAVID MACBRAYNE LTD

SHIPPING CONTRACT AND PRACTICES:- Shipping: Carriage of goods by sea - Exclusion of liability for negligence - No document signed by consignor - Signature required sometimes in previous similar transactions - Whether knowledge of terms established

MONTEROSSO SHIPPING CO LTD V. INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WORKERS’ FEDERATION

SHIPPING PRACTICES:– Agreement for Employment of ships’ crews and designation for worldwide trading at every port – Where made in one jurisdiction (Spain) in English language purportedly with an organization, International Federation of Trade nions based in a different jurisdiction (London) – Applicable law – Relevant considerations



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