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“Beursgracht” Glencore International A.G. –v- Ryan – Court of Appeal

21st Dec 2001

[2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 574; [2001] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 608

Timothy Saloman Q.C. led Gavin Geary on behalf of the Apellant Defendant in the Court of Appeal: Insurance (Marine) – Charterer’s liability – Declaration – Open cover – Insured claimed in respect of accident which occurred on vessel – Underwriters alleged no timely declaration made in respect of vessel – Whether contract of liability insurance came into effect when vessel chartered by insured.