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Case reviews

18 February 2016
A bill of lading holder has a continuing duty to take delivery of the cargo once it is landed and to do what is necessary to cooperate in minimising loss and expense if it is unwilling or unable to do so. The case of Sang Stone Hamoon Jonoub Co Ltd v Baoyue Shipping Co Ltd (The “Bao Yue”) [2015] considered whether discharge into a warehouse by the Shipowner in circumstances where storage charges would accrue, for which the warehouse owner would have a lien, constituted an unlawful conversion of the cargo.
5 February 2015
Given the frequency with which we have referred to, or had others refer us to, the above English High Court decision, we thought it would be useful to provide the following refresher.
10 March 2014
Claimant debarred from adducing witness evidence having failed to serve witness statement; parties cannot vary certain directions without approval of court.
30 October 2013
Supreme Court allows appeal against Court of Appeal decision that state run school did not owe a non-delegable duty of care to pupil injured during a swimming lesson.
28 July 2011
The recent decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal in CRW Joint Operation v PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK[2011] SGCA 33 was handed down on 13 July 2011 and is the first judicial case in which the concept of an interim award to enforce a Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) decision under sub-cl 20.6 of the Federation Internationale de IngenieursConseils (FIDIC) Conditions of Contract for Construction (1st Edition, 1999) (1999 Red Book) is discussed.
 

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