Lloyd's Shipping & Trade Law
Soufflet Negoce v Bunge SA  EWHC 2454 (Comm)
Readiness to load – GAFTA form 49 clause 9 – Notice of Readiness (NOR)
Adebowale Awofeso University of Southampton
The contract was for the sale of 15,000 tons of feed barley, FOB Nikotera, Ukraine; delivery 9-22 October 2006 at buyers’
call; weight and quantity to be final as issued by a GAFTA approved surveyor. Terms were provided as to laytime, demurrage
or despatch, with laytime to commence upon issue of a valid notice of readiness. The sale contract also incorporated the GAFTA
form No 49.