Morlines Maritime Agency Ltd. v. IKO Industries Ltd., 1999 CanLII 9196

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

The issue in this case was whether the shipper was liable for the ocean carrier’s freight charges when it had already paid the freight forwarder who went bankrupt without paying the carrier. The court relied upon the decision in C.P. Ships v Les Industries Lyons Corduroys Lte., [1983] 1 F.C. 736, where it was held that the debtor/shipper must pay …

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