Claims

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We have a team of 15 claims handlers in two offices handling claims for our clients.

When compared to overall scale of operation, our team is one of the largest in the P&I Market.

Time Charter Trip – Cargo Claim

Time Charter Trip – Cargo Claim

This case illustrates Charterer’s exposure to an (implied) indemnity claim by Owners who are able to prove a loss as a result of complying with Charterer’s orders.

Demurrage under a Voyage charter

Demurrage under a Voyage charter

This matter involves a Charterer (the Assured) attempting to recover a substantial claim for demurrage from his sub-charterer.

Frustration under a time charter

Frustration under a time charter

This case deals with the delicate legal English law principle of frustration where sound legal advice from the Club and English solicitors is paramount to avoid unpleasant consequences arising of a potential repudiatory breach for unlawful termination of contract.

Cancellation of a Voyage Charter

Cancellation of a Voyage Charter

A premature cancellation can place a party in what is called in English law anticipatory breach allowing the other party to claim damages which otherwise would not have arisen.

Voyage Charter – Damage to Hull

Voyage Charter – Damage to Hull

There is often the perception that a very limited third party liability risk is attached to a voyage charterer. Whilst to some extent this is accurate, the reality is…

Time Charter Trip – Cargo Claim

Time Charter Trip – Cargo Claim

This claim example illustrates the exposure of a time charterer to cargo claims in the first instance when trading with bills of lading on its own form as carriers.

Period Time Charter – Damage to Hull Claim

Period Time Charter – Damage to Hull Claim

The quality of bunkers stemmed by the vessel has always been a major concern to Charterers who are commonly required by contract to supply bunkers of a certain specification.