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Tribunal comments on validity of NOR and whether laytime stopped running during suspension of loading

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2014

The subject vessel tendered NOR around 75 miles from the loadport of Matadi. At the time she was stated to be "in Matadi Roads", but was in fact at

Tribunal rules on breach of consumption warranty in NYPE trip time charter

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 14 2014

The subject vessel, a new build which had just entered service, was chartered on an amended NYPE form for one time charter trip. Clause 29 of the

Tribunals have no jurisdiction to hear Owners’ claims for “procuring or inducing” breach of arbitration agreement incorporated into bills of lading

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 14 2014

Owners chartered their vessel by way of a charter containing a London Arbitration clause, for a carriage from Turkey to Liberia. The vessel was

Common time limits for trade and shipping claims - a print-out guide

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2014

A "limitation period" is the period of time within which court or arbitration proceedings must be commenced. Every legal claim will be subject to a

Court refuses an application by a party to an ongoing arbitration to prevent its opponents from terminating charters

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2014

The Applicants and Respondents in Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd v European Container KS 2013 EWHC 3581 (Comm) were parties to an arbitration

Court of Appeal reverses first instance decision in “The Athena” on the applicability of the NYPE off-hire clause

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2013

The Court of Appeal has reversed the first instance decision in Minerva Navigation Inc v Oceana Shipping AG (The "Athena"

Court can appoint an arbitrator in a shipping dispute where there is a good arguable case

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2013

In Five Oceans Salvage Consultants Ltd v Perla Navigation Ltd (unreported), the applicant applied for the court to appoint an arbitrator pursuant to

Tribunal considers issues of cargo quantity, responsibility for broken cargo equipment, demurrage and the margin of redelivery bunkers allowed by the term “about”

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2013

The Claimants chartered the Vessel to the Respondents on an amended NYPE form. The Respondents agreed a sub-voyage charter for the carriage of 50

Charterers’ claims for off-hire and damages fail where the Vessel failed a pre-loading inspection

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 13 2013

The Vessel was trip-chartered on an amended Asbatime 1981 form, which contained the following clauses:Clause 66: “Without prejudice to any of their

Court considers whether owners had affirmed a charter by allowing discharge before withdrawal for non-payment of hire

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2013

In White Rosebay Shipping SA v Hong Kong Chain Glory Shipping Ltd 2013 EWHC 1335 (Comm), Owners appealed against an arbitration decision stating