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  Chapter XI Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

  Article 204 Ship owners and salvors may limit their liability in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter for claims set out in Article 207 of this Code.

  The ship owners referred to in the preceding paragraph shall include the charterer and the operator of a ship.

  Article 205 If the claims set out in Article 207 of this Code are not made against ship owners or salvors themselves but against persons for whose act, neglect or default the ship owners or salvors are responsible, such persons may limit their liability in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.

  Article 206 Where the assured may limit his liability in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, the insurer liable for the maritime claims shall be entitled to the limitation of liability under this Chapter to the same extent as the assured.

  (3) The contributory value of freight shall be calculated on the basis of the amount of freight at the risk of the carrier and which the carrier is entitled to collect at the end of the voyage, less any expense incurred for the prosecution of the voyage after the general average, in order to earn the freight, plus the amount of general average sacrifice. #13Article 207 Except as provided otherwise in Articles 208 and 209 of this Code, with respect to the following maritime claims, the person liable may limit his liability in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, whatever the basis of liability may be:

  (1) Claims in respect of loss of life or personal injury or loss of or damage to property including damage to harbour works, basins and waterways an daids to navigation occurring on board or in direct connection with the operation of the ship or with salvage operations, as well as consequential damages resulting therefrom;

  (2) Claims in respect of loss resulting from delay in delivery in the carriage of goods by sea or from delay in the arrival of passengers or their luggage;

  (3) Claims in respect of other loss resulting from infringement of rights other than contractual rights occurring in direct connection with the operation of the ship or salvage operations;

  (4) Claims of a person other than the person liable in respect of measures taken to avert or minimize loss for which the person liable may limit his liability in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, and further loss caused by s