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.
Reachable on arrival clause – modified Exxonvoy 1969 form – clause held operative to allow shipowners demurrage for delay caused by congestion.
“Ready to Load” equated with “arrived ship” – vessel lying in the roads, not an arrived ship
(Court of Common Pleas) [L R] 8 C P 46 (23 November 1872)
Dock charterparty – “load in usual and customary manner” held not to control commencement of laytime
Chamber of Shipping Welsh Coal Charter 1896 – definition of “stoppage” for the purposes of the cancellation clause