Wehner v Dene Steam Shipping Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1905
Year1905
CourtKing's Bench Division
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Shipowner's Unfettered Right To Collect Bill Of Lading Freight
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 24 May 2021
    ...the Charterparty?" By reference to authorities such as Molthes v Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd [1927] 1 KB 710,Wehner v Dene Steamship Co [1905] 2 KB 92 and indeed The Bulk Chile itself, Owners argued that it was well established Under the Bill of Lading contract, Owners had an unfettered righ......
  • BC Court Of Appeal Upholds The Right Of A Shipowner To Direct Payment Of Freight
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 25 October 2013
    ...should follow commercial reality and not what a judge thinks is "fair". The Court then followed Wehner v. Dene Steam Shipping Company, [1905] 2 K.B. 92 and the The "Cebu", [1983] 1 Lloyd's L.R. 302, and held that Byatt was entitled to direct payment of the freight so long as the freight had......
1 books & journal articles
  • UNRAVELLING THE IDENTITY OF THE CARRIER
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1994, December 1994
    • 1 December 1994
    ...see “The Vikfrost”[1980] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 560 at 567. 20 [1908] 1 K.B. 185. See also Wehner and Ors. v. Dene Steam Shipping Company & Ors.[1905] 2 K.B. 92 at 98. 21 The charterparty contained the usual employment and indemnity clause which extended to the captain signing bills of lading as or......

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