337. R. Pagnan and Fratelli v Finagrain Compagnie Commerciale Agricole et Financiere S.A (the “Adolf Leonhardt”) [1986] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 395

FOB sale – sellers liable for demurrage as an independent obligation where reference made in contract of sale to the generic terms of the Centrocon charterparty. 

The facts

Sellers sold 25 000 tonnes Argentine flint maize FOB.  Two-thirds of the shipment was to be loaded at Rosario and one-third at Buenos Aires.

The contract provided as follows:

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