East West Corporation -v- DKBS 1912 And AKTS Svendborg Utaniko Ltd. -v- P.&O. Nedlloyd B.V.

Richard Waller QC

[2003] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 239, [2003] 3 WLR 916, [2003] QB 1509, [2003] 2 All ER 700, [2003] 1 All ER (Comm) 525, [2002] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 182, [2002] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 222, [2002] 1 All ER (Comm) 676

Richard Waller – Bill of lading – Title to sue – Delivery obligations – Exceptions in bill of lading – Carriage of goods from Hong Kong to Chile – Goods delivered without presentation of bills of lading – Claimants claimed against defendants – Whether claimants had title to sue – Whether obligation to deliver governed by English law – Whether law of Chile relevant to delivery obligation – Whether exceptions clauses in bill of lading applicable – Whether defendants negligent in delivering goods without production of bills of lading – Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1992.

Date added: February 12th, 2003


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