Case Studies

14. Inca Compania Naviera S.A. and Commercial and Maritime Enterprises Evanghelos P. Nomikos S.A v Mofinol Inc. (The “President Brand”) [1967] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 338

Reachable on arrival clause – vessel unable to reach berth due to insufficiency of water – charterers liable for detention.

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15. Shipping Developments Corporation S.A. v V/O Sojuzneftexport (The “Delian Spirit”) [1971] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 64; [1971] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 506

“Reachable on arrival” clause – laytime commencing “berth or no berth” – damages for detention not competent in case of congestion

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16. Government of Ceylon v Societe Franco-Tunisienne D’armement-Tunis (The “Massalia”) (No.2) [1960] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 352

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.

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17. Roland-Linie Schiffahrt G.M.B.H v Spillers Ltd and others (The “Werrastein”) [1956] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 211

Demurrage clause held operative notwithstanding vessel not an arrived ship

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18. North River Freighters Ltd v President of India (The “Radnor”) [1955] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 73; [1955] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 668

Giving of Notice of Readiness delayed by port authorities making vessel incommunicado – charterers entitled to rely on “time lost” clause.

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10. E.l. Oldendorff & Co. G.M.B.H v Tradax Export S.A. (The “Johanna Oldendorff”) [1971] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 96; [1972] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 292; [1973] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 285

Port charterparty – test for “arrived ship”

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12. Seacrystal Shipping Limited v Bulk Transport Group Shipping Co. Ltd (The “Kyzikos”) [1987] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 48; [1987] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 122; [1989] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 1

Vessel arrived in port – unable to reach berth due to fog – WIBON clause held to apply only to inaccessibility due to congestion.

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