(Evans J.) - 25 May 1988
Disputes arose under a charterparty, which contained the following arbitration clause:
ARBITRATION. Any and all differences and disputes . . . arising out of this charter shall be put to arbitration..
The issue before the court was whether one of two defendants in an action who had counterclaimed against both the plaintiff and his co-defendant was entitled as a matter of principle to seek summary judgment..
In December 1977 the vessel Danaos
was under time-charter and was loading cargo at Port Newark. During the course of loading by stevedores, the vessel’s Stulken Boom collapsed, damaging part of the cargo.
In December 1978..
Conoco U.K. Limited entered into a contract with Saipem (an Italian company) to do certain dredging work in the area of the Vector oilfield in the North Sea. Saipem entered into a sub-contract with VO2..
27 May 1988
Wijsmuller contracted with Lauritzen to transport a drilling rig (the Dan King
) from Japan to Rotterdam between June and August 1981. The carriage was to be performed by using a “transportation unit” defined..
5 May 1988
Section 4(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1970 provides that a judge of the Commercial Court might accept appointment as sole arbitrator in a commercial dispute.
Disputes arose under a charterparty on the..
The plaintiff cargo interests issued a writ in an admiralty action in rem
against the defendant shipowners. The writ was indorsed inter alia
with a claim that the plaintiffs’ cargo had been damaged as a..
The vessel was voyage chartered for the carriage of cargo of sulphur in bulk from Canada to Mediterranean ports. The charterparty provided that the vessel should be presented with clean and dry holds.
Prior to loading..
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