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Judgment: Kyokuyo Co Ltd v A P Møller-Maersk A/S [2017] EWHC 654 (Comm)

Baker J handed down an extensive judgment on 29 March 2017 in respect of four preliminary issues concerning limitation of liability under Article IV r 5 of the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules. This case raises a number of important issues on limitation of liability in the context of transport by containers that have never previously arisen for decision by an English court.  

A case summary and the full judgment can be read here

Sara Masters QC and Daniel Bovensiepen acted for Maersk Line. 

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