‘Howsoever caused’ in exception clause in bill of lading covers loss due to negligence and unseaworthiness.  

via ‘Howsoever caused’ in exception clause in bill of lading covers loss due to negligence and unseaworthiness.  

The Elin (Aprile S.PA. v Elin Maritime Ltd) [2019] EWHC [1001] (Comm) involved a claim under a bill of lading for damage to a cargo carried on deck which was stated to be so carried, and was therefore not subject to the Hague Rules.