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“I Congreso Del Partido” – playa Larga (Owners Of Cargo Lately Laden On Board) V. I Congreso Del Partido (Owners); Marble Islands (Owners Of Cargo Lately Laden On Board) V. I Congreso Del Partido (Owners)

[1983] 1 AC 244; [1981] 3 WLR 328; [1981] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 367; [1981] 2 All ER 1064; [1980] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 23 Timothy Saloman – Conflict of Laws – Sovereign immunity – Government-owned ship – Commercial transaction for supply of sugar from one state to another – Non-delivery of sugar on government orders following […]

July 16, 1981

“Gundulic” Itoh & Co. Ltd. -v- Atlantska Plovidba

[1981] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 418 Timothy Saloman – Charter-party (Voyage) – Damage to cargo – Unseaworthiness – Cargo damaged by entry of seawater – Whether entry caused by defects in hatch covers – Whether personal want of due diligence on part of defendants – Gencon form

June 16, 1981

“El Amria” Aratra Potato Co. Ltd. and Another -v- Egyptian Navigation Co.

[1981] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 119 Jonathan Gaisman – Admiralty practice – Bill of lading – Foreign jurisdiction clause – Cargo alleged to be damaged on unloading – Cargo-owners commenced action for damage to cargo in England – Whether action should be stayed on the ground that parties agreed to refer disputes to Egyptian Court.

May 15, 1981

Cummins Engine Co. Ltd –v- Davis Freight Forwarding (Hull) Ltd.

[1981] 1 WLR 1363; [1981] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 402; [1981] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 106; [1981] 3 All ER 567 Gavin Kealey – Practice – Third party proceedings – Service out of jurisdiction – CMR contract for shipment of diesel engines from Scotland to Amsterdam – Goods shipped to Europoort by English carriers – Dutch carriers […]

March 6, 1981

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. -v- Papadopoulos And Others

[1980] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 1; [1980] 2 All ER 29; [1979] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 130 Timothy Saloman – Contract – Shipbuilding – Guarantee – Buyers defaulted in payment – Plaintiffs rescinded contract – Whether rescission based on contractual right – Writ issued after contract rescinded – Whether there was an accrued right to unpaid instalments […]

February 9, 1980

North Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd –v- Hyundai Construction Co. Ltd and Another

[1979] 1 QB 705 Gavin Kealey – Contract – Validity – Duress – Contract to build ship – Devaluation of currency – Shipbuilders’ refusal to honour contract unless payments increased to lessen effect of devaluation – Owners’ agreement to demands under protest – Whether economic pressure amounting to duress – Whether consideration for increased payments

July 20, 1979