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

27th Oct 1995

[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