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Owners fail to set aside summary judgment against them in respect of costs of additional damages proceedings in Greece

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Greece, United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

In Starlight Shipping Co v Allianz Marine & Aviation Versicherungs AG (The Alexandros T)2014 EWCA Civ 1010, Owners appealed against a summary

Extension clauses in FOB contracts

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

The High Court has recently considered the purpose and effect of the GAFTA FOB contract "Extension of Delivery" clause, which entitles a buyer to

English law and London arbitration clause not sufficient to allow application of late payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 to charterparties

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 18 2014

In a robust judgment of 12 June 2014 in Martrade Shipping & Transport GmbH v. United Enterprises Corporation 2014 EWHC 1884 (Comm), the Commercial

Owners found to have unreasonably withheld approval of charterers’ proposed discharge vessels

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 10 2014

In a previous post, we reported on the decision in Falkonera Shipping Co v Arcadia Energy Pte Ltd (The "Falkonera"), in which Owners were found to

Court construes the terms of and obligations under a LOU provided by Time Charterers as security for cargo interests’ liability in general average

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2014

In St Maximus Shipping Co Ltd v AP Moller-Maersk AS 2014 EWHC 1643 (Comm), the court construed a LOU provided by Time Charterers as obliging them

Tribunal finds that time bar does not apply in circumstances where no cargo was loaded

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2014

The vessel was the subject of a voyage charter containing the following at clause 11: “Any dispute arising from and in respect of this Charter Party

Tribunal finds that lack of adequate mooring facilities meant that a vessel was not “in every way fitted for the voyage”

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2014

The vessel was the subject of a voyage charter, under which the vessel was not accepted for loading. Owners argued that the rejection amounted to a

Commercial Court considers the effect of a paramount clause where the hague-visby rules were compulsorily applicable under English law

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2014

In Yemgas Fzco & Ors v Superior Pescadores S.A. Panama, (The Superior Pescadores) 2014 EWHC 971 (Comm), the Commercial Court was asked to consider

Court of Appeal finds sub-charterers and receivers to be charterers’ “agents” for purposes of proviso to off-hire clause

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2014

In NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA (The Global Santosh) 2014 EWCA Civ 403 the Court of Appeal considered the true

Court of Appeal reverses High Court decision on constitution of limitation funds by P&I Club LOUs

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2014

In Cosmotrade SA v Kairos Shipping Ltd ("The Atlantik Confidence") 2014 EWCA Civ 217, the Court of Appeal reversed the High Court's first instance