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P&O Princess Cruises International Ltd v The Demise Charterers of the Vessel “Columbus” – QBD (Admlty Ct) (Mr Admiralty Registrar Davison)  EWHC 113 (Admlty) – 26 January 2021
Admiralty – Port dues – Cruise vessels laid up at Port of Tilbury following suspension of cruise operations caused by Covid-19 pandemic – Port agreeing preferential lay-up rate – Port subsequently stating that rates were to be as per Port’s published tariff – Very significant difference between agreed rate and tariff rate – Whether Port entitled to increase rate to tariff rate
The cruise ships
Vasco da Gama were owned by Carnival plc (Carnival). They formed part of the Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) fleet and were managed by Global
Cruise Lines Ltd (GCL), which was part of the CMV Group. Both vessels were demise-chartered to a Liberian single-purpose company
within the group. The demise charterer of
Columbus was Lyric Cruise Ltd (Lyric) and that of
Vasco da Gama was Mythic Cruise Ltd (Mythic).
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