Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH v. Moo Transport & Commodities Inc., 2009 FC 201

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

The issue in this case was whether a counterclaim for damage to cargo and non-delivery should be dismissed on the grounds that the counterclaim was made out of time. The moving party relied upon a clause in the bill of lading that stipulated the carrier would be discharged from all liability unless suit was brought within one year (almost identical …

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Budget Steel Ltd. v. Seaspan International Ltd., 2003 FCT 610

In Admiralty Practice, Delay and Time Extensions on (Updated )

This was an appeal to the Federal Court of a Prothonotary’s order granting the Plaintiffs an extension of time to file a defence to counterclaim. The Plaintiffs claimed damages for the loss of a cargo of scrap steel when the Defendant’s barge capsized. The Defendant filed a defence and counterclaimed for loss of freight and damage to the barge as …

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