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Navig8 Chemicals Pool Inc v Aeturnum Energy International Pvt Ltd (The “Navig8 Ametrine”) – QBD (Comm Ct) (Christopher Hancock QC sitting as a Judge of the High Court)  EWHC 3132 (Comm) – 23 November 2021
Charterparty (Time) – Letter of indemnity – Charter containing provision obliging owners to deliver cargo without production of bills of lading against LOI – Charterers requesting discharge of cargo without production of bills of lading – Cargo discharged to receiver nominated by charterers – Whether production of identification of receiver condition precedent to triggering of charterer’s obligations under LOI – Whether charterers in breach of LOI – Whether disponent owners entitled to mandatory injunction and damages
The claimant was the time charterer of the chemical/product tanker
Navig8 Ametrine. The time charter entitled the claimant to request owners to discharge cargo without production of the original bills of
lading by invoking owners’ P&I Club letter of indemnity (LOI) wording.