“Coral” Balli Trading Ltd. –v- Afalona Shipping Co. Ltd.

[1993] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 1

Timothy Brenton – Bills of lading – Damage to cargo – Summary judgment – Collapse of cargo stow during voyage – Plaintiffs claimed damages – Bills of lading incorporated charter-party clauses and Hague-Visby Rules – Whether plaintiffs had title to sue – Responsibility for loading and stowing cargo – Whether carriers had arguable defence – Whether plaintiffs entitled to summary judgment.

Date added: June 23rd, 1992

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport