The undertaking of seaworthiness during loading, which must be distinguished from the wider undertaking which comes into operation at the time of sailing1, comprises the following requirements.
The ship must be seaworthy in the strict sense of the word, that is to say, she must be reasonably fit to encounter the ordinary perils which are likely to arise during the loading2; if she is not the charterer may refuse to load3. It is not necessary that she should then be seaworthy in the sense that she is fit to begin her voyage4, provided that she is capable of being made
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