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The Tai Hunter: the complexities of vessel nomination

Online Published Date : 31 May 2021 | Appeared in issue: Vol 21 No 04 - 31 May 2021

A v B (The “Tai Hunter”) [2021] EWHC 793 (Comm) revives the debate on the legal nature of the nomination of a vessel within the context of international commercial sales. Underlying the ratio of A v B is the distinction between the nomination of a vessel and the declaration of shipment in contracts concluded on shipment terms in cif and fob transactions respectively.