507. Rights and immunities of parties to a contract of carriage.

The parties to a contract of carriage1 have the following rights and immunities2:

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    (1)     neither the carrier3 nor the ship4 is liable for loss or damage5 arising or resulting from unseaworthiness unless caused by want of due diligence6 on the part of the carrier to make the ship seaworthy7, and to secure that the ship is properly manned, equipped and supplied and to make the holds, refrigerating and cool chambers and all other parts of the ship in which goods8 are carried9 fit and safe for their reception, carriage and preservation10;

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    (2)     neither the carrier nor the ship is