Shipping case digest - June 2017

Welcome to this month's edition of our shipping case digest, providing you with concise and useful summaries of recent legal decisions in the shipping market.

Tanker ship

Gard Shipping AS -v- Clearlake Shipping Pte Ltd: Gard denied escalated demurrage rate

In this decision of the High Court Mr Justice Cooke was asked to determine the appropriate rate of demurrage in circumstances where owners claimed they were entitled to an escalated rate... read more

Cargo containers

MSC -v- Glencore: Use of technology for delivery of cargo

The Court of Appeal was required to consider the point at which effective delivery occurred and whether or not an electronic system of pin codes could be a sufficient substitute for bills of ladings... read more

Cargo shipping

The Aqasia and The Maersk Tangier: permission to appeal granted in both cases

The debate on the interpretation of limitation of liability under the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules appears not to be over as permission to appeal has been granted in The Aqasia and in The Maersk Tangier... read more