WOLLONGONG COAL LTD v PCL (SHIPPING) PTE LTD (THE “ILLAWARRA FORTUNE”)
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 16
SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Before Justice Stevenson
Carriage of goods by sea – Bills of lading issued to shipper of coal cargoes – Bills subsequently switched to new shipper and original bills cancelled – Assignee of carrier claiming to recover charterparty freight and other sums from original shipper – Whether original shipper liable – Whether assignee entitled to recover claimed sums.