Rio Tinto Shipping (Asia) Pte Ltd. v. Korea Line Corporation

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

In this matter the applicant, a voyage charterer, applied to pay into court the freight which it admitted was owing. The reason was that there were conflicting claims by two parities as to entitlement to the freight. The Court recognized the conundrum of the applicant and allowed it to pay the freight into court in satisfaction of its liability in respect thereof.