“Goodpal” Merit Shipping Co. Inc. –v- T.K. Boesen A/S

Gavin Geary

[2000] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 638

Gavin Geary acted in this Charter-party (Time) dispute – Employment and agency clause – Discharge of cargo – Receivers at first port of discharge requested discharge of additional cargo – Owners agreed but only against letter of indemnity – Cargo shortlanded at second discharging port – Whether receivers acting as agent of charterers – Whether shortlanding at second discharge port due to act, neglect or default of owners.

Date added: January 27th, 2000

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Shipping, admiralty & transport