A large cylinder part was damaged as it was being loaded on board the Happy Ranger in Italy. A hook on the crane was brittle and did not meet the approriate specification. It had not been tested as required.
Mrs Justice Gloster DBE
 EWHC 122 (Comm)
England and Wales
Cited – W. Angliss v Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co 1927
Wright J held: ‘The Carriage of Goods by Sea Acts have introduced a new and obligatory code of responsibilities and immunities as affecting carriers under bills of lading in place of the former rule that carriers by sea, while generally under the . .
Cited – Northern Shipping Company v Deutsche Seereederei Gmbh and others (‘The Kapitan Sakharov’) CA 3-Mar-2000
A carrier: (a) should not be exposed to an infinite liability in time; and (b) is not, without more, liable for latent defects in a vessel before it acquired it. The relevant failure to exercise due diligence must relate to the performance of a . .
Cited – Riverstone Meat Co Pty Ltd v Lancashire Shipping Co (‘The Muncaster Castle’) HL 1961
Persons employed by a carrier in the work of keeping or making a vessel seaworthy are the carrier’s agents whose diligence or lack of it is attributable to the carrier. A shipowner’s or carrier’s duty under Article III, Rule 1 would not start and he . .
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Contract, Negligence, Transport
Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.238654