In December 1980 a shipowner was negotiating to buy a vessel subsequently renamed Zephyr
. The shipowner needed insurance cover for the vessel. On 16 December 1980 the shipowner asked a firm of Lloyd’s brokers to..
This case went to the court of Appeal (Eveleigh, Kerr & Dillon L.JJ.). Judgment was given on 29 July 1983 dismissing the appeal and holding that Mustill J. had correctly applied the tests relating to..
The plaintiffs brought a claim against the defendant shipowners for substantial sums allegedly owing in respect of the use of the plaintiffs’ terminal facilities at Sydney by the defendants’ vessel Bunga Taratai and Bunga Ansana
The plaintiffs were in the business of leasing freight containers, a number of which were leased to Oyama Shipping Ltd. in 1972. In 1975 Oyama went bankrupt leaving the containers scattered over the Far East...
The vessel Mineral Transporter
anchored off Port Kembla in a position about 1.2 miles from the vessel Ibaraki Maru
(63,139 grt). Other vessels were also anchored in the area, all awaiting access to the Port..
The vessel was time chartered under the NYPE form for a period ending on 12 January 1982. On 17 September 1981 the charterers entered into a sub-charter for a “transatlantic round voyage via safe port(s)..
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