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Everglade Maritime Inc. -v- Schiffahrtsgesellschaft Detlef Von Appen m.b.H. [Queen’s Bench Division]

20th Dec 1991

[1993] 1 WLR 33, [1992] 3 All ER 851

Christopher Butcher – Arbitration – Costs – Award – Owners referring to arbitration claim for hire of vessel – Owners rejecting charterers’ sealed offer – Arbitrators awarding owners larger sum by way of principal and interest than sealed offer – Charterers awarded part of costs from date after sealed offer – Whether proper exercise of discretion as to costs