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“Lendoudis Evangelos II” Continental Pacific Shipping Ltd. –v- Deemand Shipping Co. Ltd.

15th Nov 1996

[1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 404

David Edwards acted for trip time charterers resisting a claim by owners in respect of a voyage estimate given “without guarantee”

Charter-party (Time) – Wrongful detention – Estimate of length of trip – Vessel chartered for “duration about 70/80 days without guarantee” – Voyage lasted 103 days, 12 hours and 40 minutes – Owners claimed for wrongful detention – Whether estimate made in good faith – Whether estimate a reasonable estimate – Whether charterers liable for wrongful detention.

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