Legal Information Institute’s website on U.S.C. code – Carriage
of Goods by Sea ITLOS webpage on the International Tribunal for the
Law of the Sea the case J. Gerber & Co. v. S.S. Sabine Howaldt
on pages 165-166 Force Majeure – Clauses in Leases by the American
Bar Association Answer the following questions:
1) The J. Gerber case was about damage of steel being shipped
from what country to the United States? Why does the Court of
Appeals find that the ship owner is not responsible for the damage
to the steel?
2) Which section of Chapter 28 of the US Code deals with ‘Rights
and Immunities of Carrier and Ship’? In your words, what is the
definition of ‘carrier’ under Chapter 28 of the United States Code?
(quoted definitions will earn 0 points)
3) The President of the International Tribunal for the Law of
the Sea is from what country? In your words, explain the function
of Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
4) In American jurisprudence Force Majeure includes not just
acts of God but what else? Support your answers using proper APA