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“Dynamic” Ocean Marine Navigation Limited –v- Koch Carbon Inc.

31st Jul 2003

[2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 693

Rebecca Sabben-Clare and Jawdat Khurshid – Charter-party (Time) – Redelivery – Hire – Vessel arrested by charterers – Whether hire continued to be payable – Whether charterers in repudiatory breach of contract in redelivering vessel – Owners not accepting repudiation – Whether owners bound to accept charterers’ repudiation and sue for damages – Whether owners were entitled to recover damages for repudiatory breach equivalent to the hire for the period of the arrest.