Encan Liquidation v. Transintra Canada, 2000 CanLII 16598

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

This was an application by the Defendant carrier to stay a Third Party claim brought against it by a co-Defendant, the freight forwarder of the Plaintiff cargo owner, on the basis of a jurisdiction clause in the bill of lading. The Court noted that the bill of lading was a contract between the carrier and the "Merchant" as defined. The …

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