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Does the Athens Convention time bar apply to contribution claims?
This case concerned a serious injury which occurred whilst the victim was on board an inflatable boat whilst participating in a work team building…
Waiting matters: Laytime exceptions under Sugar charterparty
In relation to delays in loading caused by the destruction of an intended loading berth, what approach will the courts take in construing an…
“Retla” clauses and bills of lading: don’t mention the rust?
Further to Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co v Retla Steamship Co, there comes a decision interpreting the "Retla" when included in a bill of lading.
NYPE Interclub Agreement: beware conflicting time bars
Where there are different claim time limits in the same charterparty, which limit should the parties adhere to?
Voyage charters and demurrage: interpreting strike exceptions
In a berth charter, can a laytime exclusion – here a strike preventing loading or discharging – rescue charterers from a demurrage claim?