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Tribunal rules on incorporation of arbitration agreement into a charterparty and owners’ entitlement to demurrage

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

The vessel in question was chartered by way of a fixture recap. Owners brought a claim for demurrage against Charterers. Charterers argued that the

Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of typhoon warranty in reinsurance policy

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

The Appellant Insurer had insured the owner of certain vessels. The policy contained a typhoon warranty, which contained two limbs: that "the

Ebola and its effect on shipping contracts

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

More than 1000 people have died in West Africa following the current outbreak of Ebola which began in March 2014. Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia

Disclosure order made against individual and companies controlled by him in respect of marine insurance claim

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

The First Claimant, owners of a vessel, claimed against the Defendant Insurers for an indemnity in respect of damage to their vessel. The Defendant

Arbitration clause in LOU held to replace charterparty arbitration clause

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

The Claimants had claims for cargo damage against the vessel Owners arising under four bills of lading. The vessel was the subject of a chain of

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

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