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In a recent case, the English Court was asked to consider the nature of the obligations on the owners of the vessel on an approach voyage, when the charterparty did not include any ETA dates for the ship for the delivery port, but did include a cancelling date.
A legal dispute concerning a cargo of Columbian green coffee beans, which were carried in 20 unventilated containers to Germany, has made its way up to the Court of Appeal.
The English courts have had to consider whether the owners of the Lady M were liable for the wrongful or reckless act of their employee in the context of a cargo claim, brought by cargo owners (Glencore).
In a recent case, the courts considered is a notice of arbitration was validly served if sent to the personal email address of an employee of a company.
The 2017 edition of the standard trading conditions (STC) was launched by British International Forwarders Association (BIFA) on 1 October 2017.
A London arbitration tribunal recently considered issues surrounding the failure of the charterers to provide cargo to a vessel.
In a recent London arbitration the tribunal had the opportunity to review the apportionment between owners and charterers for damages caused by sweaty cargo.