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Court considers whether Owners had affirmed a charter by allowing discharge before withdrawal for non-payment of hire

In White Rosebay Shipping SA v Hong Kong Chain Glory Shipping Ltd [2013] EWHC 1335 (Comm), Owners appealed against an arbitration decision stating that they were unable to claim damages from Charterers in respect of the latter’s renunciation of the charter. The Tribunal had found that by allowing the vessel to discharge cargo after Charterers’ … Continue Reading

Owners’ demand for future hire held not to amount to a waiver of their right to terminate

The Commercial Court has considered the issue of whether Owners had waived their right to terminate a charterparty for non-payment of hire by serving a demand for future hire (Parbulk II A/S v Heritage Maritime Ltd [2011] EWHC 2917 (Comm)). Charterers had bareboat chartered Owners’ vessel, with hire to be paid in advance on two … Continue Reading