Timberwest Forest Ltd. v. Gearbulk Pool Ltd. et al., 2003 BCCA 39

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

This case concerned the meaning of “goods” as defined in the Hague-Visby Rules and deals with the need for clarity and accuracy in descriptions of deck cargo. The Plaintiffs were the shippers and consignees of 1725 packages of lumber carried from Vancouver to Antwerp. The cargo was comprised of two consignments destined to two different consignees and covered by two …

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