Sea Success Maritime Inc –v- African Maritime Carriers Ltd

Stephen Hofmeyr QC

[2005] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 692; [2005] 2 All ER (Comm) 441

Stephen Hofmeyr QC – Charter-party (Time) – Clause requiring master to reject “any cargo that is subject to clausing of the bills of lading” – Shippers tendering damaged cargo – Master rejecting cargo on basis that it was “subject to clausing” on bills of lading – Whether master entitled to refuse to load cargo.

Date added: July 15th, 2005

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport