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High Court considers the meaning of “exposed to war risk” in the CONWARTIME clause

In November 2011, judgment was delivered in Pacific Basin IHX Ltd v Bulkhandling Handymax AS (The “Triton Lark”) which considered the true construction and implementation of the CONWARTIME 1993 clause. This case was considered in a previous post. In a further judgment between the same parties dated 25 January 2012, Mr Justice Teare has sought … Continue Reading

The “Triton Lark”: CONWARTIME 1993 and the risk of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden

The Commercial Court has considered the true construction and implementation of the CONWARTIME 1993 clause in a time charter on the NYPE form (Pacific Basin IHX Limited v Bulkhandling Handymax AS [2011] EWHC 2862 (Comm)). The “TRITON LARK” was instructed to carry a cargo from Hamburg to China, via Suez and the Gulf of Aden. … Continue Reading
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