ASEFA YESUF IMPORT & EXPORT AND ORS (2016)

The defendant Danish shipowner challenged the jurisdiction of the court on the basis that the proceedings had not been validly served on it in Denmark and the claimant shippers applied for service to be validated or dispensed with.   The shipowner had issued bills of lading to the claimants, who were Ethiopian shippers who exported … Continue reading ASEFA YESUF IMPORT & EXPORT AND ORS (2016)

D AMICO SHIPPING ITALIA SPA v ENDOFA DMCC & ANOR (2016)

The claimant ship owners applied for summary judgment on a claim against the first defendant charterer for the balance of freight owing under a voyage charterparty.   The owner's vessel had been chartered to ship a cargo of crude oil. The charterparty contained a provision that freight was to be paid "before breaking bulk" and … Continue reading D AMICO SHIPPING ITALIA SPA v ENDOFA DMCC & ANOR (2016)