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“Mary” Aleko Maritime Co. Ltd. –v- Woodhouse Drake & Carey Suisse S.A.

12th Mar 1991

[1991] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 277

Charles Priday – Carriage by sea – Sale of cargo of rice – Cargo originally consigned to Ministry of Defence in Somalia – Purported head representative of Somalia to the United Nations instructed vessel to carry cargo to West Africa – Instructions challenged by other Somali interests – Vessel about to arrive at Abidjan – Defendants applied for cargo to be sold – Whether application should be granted.

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