Metalfer Corporation -v- Pan Ocean Shipping Co

S J Phillips QC

[1998] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 632

Stephen Phillips acted in this Arbitration Incorporation and proper Construction of Clauses, Limitation of time

Arbitration – Limitation of time – Arbitration clause – Fixture agreement between owners and charterers – Claims to be referred to arbitration within 30 days of completion of voyage – Whether arbitration clause part of fixture agreement – Whether clause operated to bar charterers’ claims if made after the lapse of 30 days – Whether clause inconsistent with provisions in Hague Rules – Whether charterers’ claim time barred.

Date added: October 7th, 1997


Area of Expertise

Insurance & Reinsurance