“Bremen Max” Farenco Shipping Co Ltd -v- Daebo Shipping Co Ltd

Stephen Hofmeyr QC
Robert Bright QC
Sarah Martin

[2009] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 81; [2009] 1 All ER (Comm) 423

Stephen Hofmeyr QC led Sarah Martin; Robert Bright QC – Charterparty (Time) – Letter of indemnity – Charter containing provision obliging owners to deliver cargo without production of bills of lading against LOI – Cargo discharged against LOI requiring charterer to put up security to prevent arrest or secure release of arrest – Holder of bill of lading subsequently arresting vessel – Owners putting up security to obtain release – Whether charterer remained under obligation to provide security – Whether undertakings in LOI conditional upon delivery to party named in LOI.

Date added: November 11th, 2008

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport