Trident Freight Logistics Ltd. v. Meyer's Sheet Metal Ltd., 2003 BCCA 342

In Carriage of Goods by Road/Rail on (Updated )

This was a counterclaim for water damage to a cargo of 19 pallets of galvanized sheet metal carried from Calgary to Nanaimo. The cargo was loaded onto a flat bed trailer in Calgary by employees of the shipper who placed tarpaulins over the pallets. The decision to use a flat bed trailer was made by the shipper because of the …

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Nova Steel Ltd. et al. v. The "Kapitonas Gudin", 2002 FCT 100

In Carriage of Goods by Sea on (Updated )

These cases were for damage to rolled coils carried from Latvia to Montreal. The coils were “pitted”, allegedly by sea water. The Defendants denied liability arguing the damage was caused by the excepted perils of peril of the sea (condensation), act or omission of the shipper (defective packaging) or inherent defect (mill defects in the coils). After reviewing the evidence, …

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