391. Financing of cif contracts.

Even in the simple form of cif transaction already described there are at least four parties concerned, namely the seller, the buyer, the shipowner and the insurer. However, the contractual link between the seller and the shipowner, and that between the buyer and the shipowner, arises out of the contract of carriage, just as the link between the insurer and the seller and the buyer respectively arises out of the contract of insurance. These ancillary relationships essential to the cif transaction result from ordinary carriage and insurance contracts, and are not in any way peculiar to the contract of sale in