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Congenbill ‘Paramount Clause’ – Hague or Hague / Visby Rules?

In Yemgas FZCO & Ors v Superior Pescadores SA [2016] EWCA Civ 101, the Court of Appeal considered whether the standard ‘Paramount Clause’ wording in the Congenbill incorporates the Hague Rules 1924 (the “HR”) or the Hague/Visby Rules (the “HVR”). The ‘Paramount Clause’ set out on the reverse side of the bills of ladings in … Continue Reading

Commercial Court considers issues regarding the incorporation of a charterparty jurisdiction clause into a bill of lading

In Caresse Navigation Ltd v Office National d’Electricite (The Channel Ranger) [2013] EWHC 3081 (Comm), the court considered whether a reference in a bill of lading to the incorporation of a charterparty “English law and arbitration” clause should be read as referring to a clause in the relevant charterparty which conferred jurisdiction on the English … Continue Reading
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