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.
Source: Force Majeure laytime and demurrage exception. Delay within reasonable control of charterers?
Source: Moral: don’t arbitrate in Russia if you can help it
Source: Demurrage time bar. No need for simultaneous presentation of claim and supporting documents.