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The “Genius Star 1” : conflicting time bar provisions and the Inter-Club Agreement

The recent decision of the Commercial Court in the “Genius Star 1” [2011] EWHC 3083 confirms that where there are multiple and conflicting time bar provisions in a charterparty, the Inter-Club Agreement (“ICA”) two-year limitation will prevail.  The judge placed weight on the provision in clause (2) of the ICA 1996 that “the terms of … Continue Reading