“Mercedes Envoy” Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. V. Zenith Chartering Corporation

Stephen Hofmeyr QC

[1995] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 559

Stephen Hofmeyr – Charter-party (Time) – Non-performance – “fixed in good faith” – Negotiations for charter of vessel – Vessel suffered heavy weather damage – Defendants advised charterers vessel “fixed in good faith” – Meaning – Whether contract made between parties – Whether parties agreed disputes to be referred to arbitration.

Date added: July 7th, 1995

Area of Expertise

Shipping, admiralty & transport