*Sea Tank Shipping AS (formerly known as Tank Invest AS) v Vinnlustodin HF and another

Shipping – Charterparty. The word 'unit' in art IV r 5 of the Hague Rules was not apt to apply to bulk cargoes, and thus would not apply to a cargo of fish oil that had suffered damage. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that consequently, the defendant would not be permitted to limit its liability for damage via the Hague Rules.

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