“So near as she may safely get” proviso held to apply where inaccessibility due to congestion.
Reachable on arrival clause – vessel unable to reach berth due to insufficiency of water – charterers liable for detention.
“Reachable on arrival” clause – laytime commencing “berth or no berth” – damages for detention not competent in case of congestion
Cargo overstowed – Notice of Readiness given prior to accessibility – laytime commencing upon
accessibility and no need for second notice.
“Time lost” clause held operative irrespective of premature notice of readiness.
Demurrage clause held operative notwithstanding vessel not an arrived ship
Giving of Notice of Readiness delayed by port authorities making vessel incommunicado – charterers entitled to rely on “time lost” clause.
Arrived ship – dock charter – vessel sent to port without docks – charter treated as port charter
“Obstructions” in Centrocon strike clause held to include ordinary commercial congestion
Vessel arrived in port – unable to reach berth due to fog – WIBON clause held to apply only to inaccessibility due to congestion.