So-called “early loading clauses” whereby the charterers receive additional laytime for agreeing to load before the commencement of laydays have Read more..
We referred to the judgement of the High Court in The “Nikmary” in Read more..
We have seen a few occasions where charterers have upset owners by making unauthorised deductions from their invoices and claims. It is s Read more..
In our last newsletter, Andrew Wilding, Managing Director of Asdem Asia reviewed the decision in 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..
Phil Stalley presented the conclusions of the Oil Industry Working Group at our International Co Read more..
In Asdem Newsletter No. 53 we said that the High Court case of Read more..
BP Shipping's long-awaited new charter party, BPVOY5, has now been published. We believe the time taken to ensure that the charter party is as clear and up-to-date as possi Read more..
Must A Vessel Anchor to Validly Tender NOR
In the case of The Johanna Oldendorff  it was held that the voyage stage does not end until a vessel is securely moored or all fast at the berth. Read more..
A New ASBATANKVOY Form Charter
The ASBATANKVOY form was first published in 1969, with minor updates in 1977. It is the oldest tanker voyage charter form in use day to day. The outstanding longevi Read more..