Commentary

5 Complex transactions

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

5 Complex transactions

| Commentary

5 Complex transactions

Many contracts of carriage form part of complex arrangements. For example, if goods are to be transported to a foreign destination, there may be initial carriage by road, subsequent storage at a port, loading by stevedores, carriage by sea, unloading by other stevedores, further storage and a final delivery again by road. Ownership of the goods may be transferred on at least one occasion while the goods are in transit and all the parties will be carrying their own insurance. Nevertheless, the transaction is conceived as a single whole and the original contracting parties will have determined

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