“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
Modified Chamber of Shipping Welsh Coal Charter, 1896 – significance of obligation to load “in turn”
Port charterparty – vessel required to be within port to qualify as “arrived ship”