Articles

Forwarder not Liable for a Week’s Delay

Gill Nadel + Ohad Krief, Goldfarb Seligman, Israel Background: Importers utilize the services of various logistics entities in the cargo transportation process, including international forwarders, shipping companies, air carriers, custom brokers, logistic warehouses...

“Himalaya clauses” in Israeli Courts

Roy Gilad, Grossman, Cordova, Gilad & Co, Israel In August 2016, a decision was rendered by the Haifa District court, as Admiralty Tribunal, according to which a foreign jurisdiction clause in a bill of lading applied to a third party that was not a party to the...

Fisherman Cut a Sea Cable with a Hacksaw

Aage Krogh, IUNO Denmark The Norwegian Court of Appeal ruled that a ship owner was liable for damages to a sea cable due to gross negligence. However, the court eased the amount of damages from € 140,457 to € 54,022 due to the ship owner’s poor financial situation....

No indication of reckless behaviour by carrier

Olaf Hartenstein and Michael Semder, Dabelstein & Passehl, Germany On March 20 2012 the Cologne Higher Regional Court applied a series of practically relevant rules of (land) transport law. Facts Palettes of canned and jarred food were shipped from Germany to...