The shipowner has implied authority1 in cases of accident and emergency to deal with any cargo on its owner's behalf, and for the protection of his interests to act for the safety of the cargo in the best manner possible in the circumstances2. Indeed, in some instances he has a duty in cases of accident and emergency to take active measures for its safety and a correlative right to charge to the cargo owner all expenses properly incurred3.
In the exercise of this implied authority he may, for example, jettison cargo4 or arrange to render it fit to be oncarried,
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