NOBLE CHARTERING INC v PRIMINDS SHIPPING HONG KONG CO LTD (THE “TAI PRIZE”)
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 72
COURT OF APPEAL
Before Lord Justice Bean, Lord Justice Males and Lady Justice Rose
Carriage of goods by sea – Master invited to sign bill of lading stating cargo shipped in apparent good order and condition – Cargo found to be damaged on discharge – Chinese courts holding head owner liable to receivers – Disponent owners settling with head owner – Disponent owners claiming indemnity from sub-charterers – Whether misrepresentation by master – Whether sub-charterers liable to indemnify disponent owners.