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warranty of seaworthiness [1 record]

Record 1 2010-06-23


Subject field(s)
  • Transportation Insurance
  • Water Transport

[Implied warranty] that the ship will be seaworthy "at the commencement of the voyage" for the particular adventure insured.


The warranty of seaworthiness relates not only to the hull but also to the machinery and equipment, the crew, and the way in which a ship is loaded (or overloaded).


  • Assurance transport
  • Transport par eau

[...] engagement implicite quant au fait que le navire sera, au commencement du voyage, en bon état de navigabilité aux fins de l'opération maritime assurée.


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