Definition of unseaworthiness in English:

unseaworthiness

noun

See unseaworthy

  • ‘She was also detained by the United States Coastguard for unseaworthiness.’
  • ‘To satisfy the definition of unseaworthiness it must exist at the commencement of the voyage.’
  • ‘That is because the essence of unseaworthiness as a cause of loss or damage is that the unseaworthy ship is unfit to meet the peril.’
  • ‘Whenever loss or damage has resulted from unseaworthiness, the burden of proving the exercise of due diligence shall be on the carrier or other person claiming exemption under this Article.’
  • ‘The burden of proving that the ship was not seaworthy and that unseaworthiness caused or contributed to the loss or damage complained of, lies on the defendants.’

Pronunciation

unseaworthiness

/ʌnˈsiːwəːðɪnəs/