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“Medusa” Mariana Islands Steamship Corporation –v- Marimpex Mineraloel-Handelsgesellschaft M.B.H. & Co. K.G.

17th Jun 1986

[1986] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 328

Charles Priday – Charter-party (Voyage) – Limitation of time – Delay in discharging cargo – Owners submitted claim for demurrage – Charterers contended claim time barred – Whether demurrage claim independent of charter – Whether submission of claim should be treated as a step to commence arbitration proceedings – Whether owners’ claim time barred – Whether application for extension of time should be granted – Arbitration Act, 1950, s. 27.

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