“Eurasian Dream” Papera Traders Co. Ltd. and Others v Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd. and Another

Charles Priday
Simon Kerr

[2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 719

Charles Priday and Simon Kerr acted in this Leading case on liability for fire on board ships and on issues of unseaworthiness.

Carriage by sea – Unseaworthiness – Due diligence – Fire broke out on pure car carrier – Vessel’s cargo destroyed and vessel rendered a constructive total loss – Allegations of lack of due diligence and negligence and incompetence of crew – Whether claimants established vessel unseaworthy.

Date added: February 7th, 2002

Area of Expertise

Professional negligence
Shipping, admiralty & transport