“Marinor” Noranda Inc. And Others –v- Barton (Time Charter) Ltd. and Another

Gavin Kealey QC

[1996] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 301

Gavin Kealey Q.C. and Simon Picken acted in a case involving a time charter and the incorporation of the Hague/Hague-Visby Rules.

Charter-party (Time) – Limitation of time – Hague-Visby Rules – Incorporation – Time charter for carriage of sulphuric acid – Cargo outturned contaminated – Plaintiffs claimed damages for breach of contract and substitute tonnage – Whether Hague-Visby Rules incorporated – Whether plaintiffs’ claim time barred

Date added: October 27th, 1995

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law
Shipping, admiralty & transport