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“MSC Amsterdam” – Trafigura Beheer BV and Another –v- Mediterranean Shipping Company SA

27th Jul 2007

[2008] 1 All ER (Comm) 385; [2007] 2 All ER (Comm) 149; [2007] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 622

Dominic Kendrick QC and Charles Holroyd – Bill of lading – Forged bills – Misdelivery – Whether shipowners entitled to rely on limitation provisions in bill of lading and Hague/Hague-Visby Rules – Whether cargo owners entitled to recover hedging losses – Whether damages to be assessed on value of goods at date of conversion or date of trial.