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London Arbitration 23/21

Online Published Date : 05 November 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1094 - 05 November 2021

Charterparty – Performance – Speed and consumption claim – Charterers relying on report of weather routing company – Whether report contractual – Methodology used – Relevance of wave height to Douglas Sea Scale – Whether owners in breach of charter

The London Steam-Ship Owners’ Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v The Kingdom of Spain (The “Prestige”) (No 4) – Court of Appeal (Males, Popplewell and Phillips LJJ) [2021] EWCA Civ 1589 – 4 November 2021

Online Published Date : 18 November 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1095 - 18 November 2021

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction – State immunity – P&I Club bringing actions against Spain and France to enforce arbitration awards and English judgments – Whether states entitled to immunity – Whether court had jurisdiction

Alize 1954 and Another v Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG and Others (The “CMA CGM Libra”) – Supreme Court (Lord Reed PSC, Lord Briggs, Lady Arden, Lord Hamblen and Lord Leggatt JJSC) [2021] UKSC 51 – 10 November 2021

Online Published Date : 18 November 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1095 - 18 November 2021

General average – Vessel grounding on uncharted shoal leaving port of Xiamen – Whether cargo interests obliged to contribute to general average – Whether actionable fault on part of owners – Whether vessel’s passage plan defective – Whether defective passage plan made vessel unseaworthy