As far as we can tell the main beneficiaries of this charter party are lawyers. How many demurrage disputes have reached the courts concerning BEEPEEVOY3 or S Read more..
The Tanker Pumping Performance Working Group's recommendations were presented at our 4th International Conference on Tanker Demurrage at the end of May by Mark As Read more..
The next meeting of the Working Group on the Fair Interpretation of Pumping Clauses is scheduled for October. One item on the agenda will be the question of wheth Read more..
The Working Group on the Fair Interpretation of Pumping Clauses has been strengthened by the addition of several new members and now includes representatives from Read more..
The Working Group on the Fair Interpretation of Pumping Clauses has drafted a set of pumping clauses that should go a long way towards removing the subjective app Read more..
Mark Aspinall of Shaw & Croft, representing The Working Group on the Fair Interpretation of Pumping Clauses, presented an entirely new pumping clause for tank Read more..
The Industry Working Group on the validity of Notices of Readiness held its first meeting in March. Both owners’ and charterers’ representatives a Read more..
The Court of Appeal has recently issued its judgment in the case of Flacker Shipping Ltd v. Glencore Grain Ltd. The “Happy Day” and has allowed th Read more..
So-called “early loading clauses” whereby the charterers receive additional laytime for agreeing to load before the commencement of laydays have Read more..
We have recently been consulted by ship owners about an additional chartering clause that states not only that until free pratique has b Read more..
In the recently published decision in the High Court case of Portolana Compania Naviera v. Vitol SA - “The Alfrapearl”, Read more..
A recent London arbitration, LMLN 27/04, highlighted how difficult it can be to write additional charter party clauses that will cover every Read more..
Shell have now issued their long-awaited update to Shellvoy5 with effect from 18 April 2005. It includes most of the amendments that Shell previously covered in the addi Read more..
The recent High Court case of Lia Oil SA v. Erg Petroli Spa, “The Liano”  highlights the importance of co Read more..
Andrew Wilding who runs Asdem’s office in Singapore is a very experienced shipping lawyer. He has contribu Read more..
In the case of AIC Ltd. v. Marine Pilot (“The Archimidis”)  the Court of Appeal clarified the meanin Read more..
We have encountered several instances where ship owners have been unsure when they can claim damages for detention. As a general rule, detention cannot be c Read more..
Article from Phil Stalley, Demurrage Consultant
I don’t think readers of this n Read more..