What is the nature of a claim for compensation when the parties to a sale contract agree that the vessel shall wait for orders mid voyage? Demurrage,… Read more “Demurrage or detention? Agreement for vessel to wait mid-voyage.”
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The answer to this question matters because of the documents required under a time bar clause for “demurrage claims”. In The Ocean Neptune  EWHC 163 (Comm) the vessel was… Read more “Is a ‘Waiting for orders’ claim a demurrage claim?”
Demurrage time bar clauses are a commonplace in tanker charters. They require owners to submit their claim with supporting documentation within a specified period of time after… Read more “Repudiation claims and voyage charter timebar clause”
In December 2017 BIMCO published the new version of its bareboat charter form, BARECON. The new leaner version of the contract, introduces a formula for calculating a… Read more “NEW BARECON 2017 CALCULATES FUTURE TRENDS”
London Arbitration 2/18 give us an interesting issue on causation arising out of two related contracts, a cfr sale contract, and the charterparty made by the seller.… Read more “Demurrage claim against seller. Don’t blame your buyer if you don’t pay freight due under your charter.”
via Service of arbitration proceedings in cyberspace — don’t make idle assumptions. In Glencore Agriculture BV v Conqueror Holdings Ltd  EWHC 2893 (Comm), decided today, Conqueror had… Read more “Don’t trust legal messages on email”
On 4 December 2017 Hong Kong will apply the latest limits of liability under the 1996 Protocol to the 1976 LLMC, pursuant to amendments to Schedule 2… Read more “Hong Kong ups the limits”
Source: Parent company liability for subsidiary operations abroad.
Source: Owners obligation to start the approach voyage under a voyage charter.