Kuehne & Nagel Ltd. v. Agrimax Ltd., 2010 FC 1303

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

This was an action by a freight forwarder for payment of freight. The forwarder also had the “pen” of the NVOCC and was authorized to issue bills of lading on its behalf. The defendant argued that it was not liable for the freight because the forwarder refused to issue bills of lading with a date of loading different than the …

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Transcontinental Sales Inc. v. Zim Container Service, 1997 CanLII 6103 (CF)

In Arbitration/Jurisdiction Clauses in Maritime Law on (Updated )

This was a motion for a stay of proceedings on the grounds that a jurisdiction clause in the bills of lading required any disputes to be brought in Israel. The Plaintiff argued that countless claims between the parties in the past had been resolved in Canada and that the Defendant was only seeking procedural advantages. The Court, nevertheless, ordered that …

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