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A v B (The “Tai Hunter”) – QBD (Comm Ct) (Henshaw J) [2021] EWHC 793 (Comm) – 31 March 2021

Online Published Date : 23 April 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1080 - 23 April 2021

Sale of goods – Fob sale of Ukrainian feed corn – Buyer making invalid nomination of vessel – Seller purporting to terminate contract – Whether false nomination was breach of condition – Whether nominated vessel had to have been already chartered by buyer – Whether buyer’s obligation to provide copy of charterparty was a condition – Arbitration – Serious irregularity – Whether GAFTA Board of Appeal failed to consider various matters

Argos Pereira Espana SL and Another v Athenian Marine Ltd (The “Frio Dolphin”) – QBD (Comm Ct) (Sir Michael Burton, sitting as a High Court Judge) [2021] EWHC 554 (Comm) – 10 March 2021

Online Published Date : 23 April 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1080 - 23 April 2021

Carriage of goods by sea – Cargo found defective on arrival – Contract of carriage containing London arbitration clause – Subrogated cargo insurers bringing foreign court proceedings against third party – Third party sustaining irrecoverable costs – Whether cargo insurers liable in principle to pay equitable compensation to the carrier in respect of third party’s loss – Whether carrier entitled to compensation pursuant to “transferred loss” principle

Navision Shipping A/S v Precious Pearls Ltd (The “Mookda Naree”) – QBD (Comm Ct) (Andrew Baker J) [2021] EWHC 558 (Comm) – 10 March 2021

Online Published Date : 23 April 2021 | Appeared in issue: 1080 - 23 April 2021

Charterparty – Off hire – Vessel arrested at discharge port pursuant to cargo claim by third party against sub-charterer – Whether arrest occasioned by act or omission of sub-charterer – Whether vessel off hire – Whether head charterer in breach of clause requiring head charterer to accept responsibility “for cargo claims from third parties” in West African ports