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The top 5 viewed cases of 2013

31.03.14

Lloyd's Law Reports определил The top 5 viewed cases of 2013. Очень интересно, что в top 5 дел, которые были просмотрены пользователями базы прецедентов за 2013 год, входят не только новые дела, но и знаковые для шиппинга дела разных годов, в особенности, по тайм-чартеру (redelivery, non-paid hire, deviation, employment or navigation) и по рейсовому чартеру (unsafe port):

 

Transfield Shipping Inc V Mercator Shipping Inc (The “Achilleas”) Charterparty (Time) - Redelivery - Vessel redelivered late - Measure of damages - Whether owners entitled to recover loss of profits under subsequent fixture. [2008] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 275

 

Crocs Europe Bv V Anderson And Another, Trading As Spectrum Agencies (A Partnership) Agency – Breach of contract by agent – Whether breach repudiatory – Effect of Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, Regulations 3 and 5 – Breach of fiduciary duty. [2013] 1 Lloyds Rep. 1

 

Motor Oil Hellas (Corinth) Refineries S.A. V. Shipping Corporation Of India (The “Kanchenjunga”) Charter-party (Consecutive Voyage) - Nomination of unsafe port - Charterers ordered vessel to load at Kharg Island - Iran-Iraq war - Whether owners elected not to treat Kharg Island as improper nomination - Whether owners waived right - Whether charterers in repudiatory breach. [1990] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 391

 

Federal Commerce And Navigation Ltd. V. Molena Alpha Inc. Same V. Molena Beta Inc. Same V. Molena Gamma Inc. (The "Nanfri" "Benfri" And "Lorfri") Charter-party (Time) - Repudiation - Charterers deducted claim from instalment of hire - Owners instructed masters not to sign "freight pre-paid" bills of lading - Charterers treated owners' conduct as repudiating charters - Whether charterers entitled to make deductions - Whether charterers had validly terminated charters - Baltime form. [1979] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 201

 

Whistler International Ltd. V. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (The “Hill Harmony”) Charter-party (Time) - Employment - Navigation - Charterers ordered vessel to follow great circle route - Master disregarded orders and followed more southerly route - Voyage took longer and more bunkers consumed - Whether charterers’ orders related to employment or navigation - Whether owners in breach of charter - Whether failure to proceed with utmost despatch. [2001] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 147