Fercometal S.A.R.L. –v- Msc Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A.

Adam Fenton QC

[1989] AC 788; [1988] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 199; [1988] 3 WLR 200; [1988] 2 All ER 742; [1987] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 236

Adam Fenton – Arbitration – Award – Burden of proof – Owners alleged non-performance – Whether vessel could have commenced loading by cancelling date – Whether onus of proof on owners – Whether charterers entitled to cancel charter.

Date added: June 16th, 1988


Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport