Army Transportation and Aviation Logistics School Shipment Law Questions
The maximum limit for the answer of each question is one page.
Look at the following legal case and answer the questions:
Ahmad is an Omani trader works in foodstuff materials. On the first of January, he went to Egypt and bought (200 tons) of sugar from an Egyptian trader called Ali. The price of these goods is (USD 100.000). They agreed that the payment of the price will be at the time of arrival of the goods to the stores of the buyer (Ahmad). On the third of January, Ahmad agreed with a ship owner called Salim to carry half of the goods (100 tons of sugar) from Egyptian port to Omani port. Salim will carry them in return for (OMR 10.000). Ahmad and Salim agreed that the fee of the carriage will be paid at the port of destination (Omani port) by a third party called Khaled who will receive the goods. On the tenth of January, Ahmad agreed with another ship owner called Jasim to carry the other (100 tons of sugar) from Egyptian port to Omani port. Jasim will carry them in return for (OMR 8.000). They agreed that half of the fee will be paid in the departure port and the other half will be paid by a third party called Husain who will receive the goods at the port of destination (the Omani port).
Answer the following questions:
Question number one: Suppose that after Salim started the trip, a strong storm come to the sea and the sky rained heavily. As a result of that, the water entered into the goods and the sugar melted.
A. Who will bear the destruction? Explain.
B. Does Khaled have to pay the fee? Explain.
Question number two: Suppose that, on the twenty of January the (100 tons) which were carried by Jasim arrived to the stores of Ahmad. After that, Ahmad discovered that the sugar is wet. This wetness may lead to decrease the value of the sugar. What is your advice to Ahmad? Explain.
Question number three: Suppose that, at the time when the (100 tons) which were carried by Jasim arrived to Omani port, Husain was unable to pay the fee. What is your advice to Jasim? Explain.
The following rubrics are important to evaluate the answers:
1. Ability of the student to analyze.
2. The language of the students (using legal terms).
3. Clearness and accuracy of the answers.