PIONEER FOOD CANNERY & ANO.
V.
MAERSK GHANA LIMITED & ORS.

(2017) JELR 65364 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO.: OCC/14/14 ·  24 Mar 2017 ·  Ghana
CORAM
SAMUEL K. A. ASIEDU J.
Core Terms Beta
matter
disputes
english high court of justice
plaintiffs
1st defendant
bill of lading
special damages
2nd plaintiff
agreement
defendants
plaintiffs’ action
supplementary affidavit
terms of the contract of carriage
containers of bulk
english high court
amended writ of summons
carrier’s sole option
civil procedure
determination of the parties
direction of the court
exclusion of the courts of another country
exhibit mgl1
following issues
form of arbitration agreement
general damages
high court
international convention
main cause
order of the court
particular place
parties’ terms
said agreement
second issue
series of sea waybills
series of shipping instructions
such agreement
sum of usd1,704,563.99
support of its application
terms of the arbitration clause
terms of the way
trial judge
trial settlement
unification of certain rules of law
united states
version of the contract
written agreement

By an amended writ of summons filed on the 20th June 2014, the plaintiffs in this matter issued a writ of summons against the defendants herein for the reliefs of:

(a) A declaration that the Defendants are liable to the Plaintiffs for the loss occasioned by the non-delivery and/or delivery in damaged condition of the 65 containers of bulk frozen tuna.

(b) General damages.

(c) Special damages in the sum of USD1,704,563.99 being the loss suffered by the 1st Plaintiff resulting from the loss in revenue for 41 containers of damaged bulk frozen tuna.

(d) Special damages in the sum of USD267,733.12 being charges paid by the 1st Plaintiff in relation to the 41 containers of damaged bulk frozen tuna.

(e) Special damages in the sum of USD1,053,950.64 being the loss suffered by the 2nd Plaintiff resulting from the loss in revenue for 24 containers of damaged bulk frozen tuna.

(f) Special damages in the sum of USD127,837.13 being charges paid by the 2nd Plaintiff in relation to 24 containers of damag…

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