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“Lendoudis Evangelos II” Demand Shipping Co. Ltd. –v- Ministry Of Food Government Of The People’s Republic Of Bangladesh And Another

26th Jun 2001

[2001] 2 Lloyds Rep 304

Timothy Brenton QC – General average – Cargo contribution – Unseaworthiness – Vessel en route to Quebec to load additional cargo – Crew member activated fuel tank’s emergency shut-off system – Vessel suffered complete electrical failure, grounded and suffered bottom damage – Glass panel in front of control box housing emergency shut-off device missing at commencement of voyage – Whether vessel unseaworthy – Whether cargo interests liable to contribute in general average.

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