We will have a strong panel at the demurrage conference to debate the question of the fair interpretation of pumping clauses. We propose to start from the basi Read more..
The Tanker Pumping Performance Working Group has completed its research into the technical aspects of pumping, charter party clause interpretation and documentati Read more..
We understand that Intertanko's Documentary Committee has endorsed the "pumping performance formula" and that they will now recommend it to their members as a fai 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..
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..
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..
Considerable care should be taken when drafting interim port clauses. This was highlighted by the dispute in the London Arbitration 6/12 858 LMLN 4. A Read more..