“Agamemnon” TA Shipping -v- Comet Shipping

Charles Priday

[1998] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 675

Charles Priday acted in this leading decision on the invalidity of “inchoate” Notices of Readiness.

Charter-party (Voyage) – Laytime – Commencement – Premature notice of readiness – Vessel had not reached place specified in charter for giving notice of readiness – Master gave notice of readiness – Whether notice valid – Whether subsequent arrival of vessel had any effect on that notice – Time laytime commenced.

Date added: November 25th, 1997

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Shipping, admiralty & transport