SEA MASTER SHIPPING INC v ARAB BANK (SWITZERLAND) LTD AND ANOTHER (THE “SEA MASTER”)
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 21
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION (COMMERCIAL COURT)
Before His Honour Judge Pelling QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
Carriage of goods by sea – Bill of lading incorporating terms of voyage charterparty – Carrier claiming demurrage following delays at discharge port – Charterer in insolvent liquidation – Carrier bringing demurrage claim against defendant bank and cargo receivers on basis that they became subject to liabilities under contract of carriage – Whether implied term of contract of carriage that defendants would discharge and deliver cargo with reasonable time.