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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?
Charterparty damages: Owners’ claim for wasted expenses fails
A number of cases have reached the courts regarding the approach to assessing damages arising out of early re-delivery and premature charter…
The last chance saloon: hire default and anti technicality notices
Charter termination and withdrawal has been a feature of the shipping landscape since the 2008 market slump.