“Nour” Islamic Investment Co. 1 S.A. v Transorient Shipping Ltd. and Alfred C. Toepfer International G.M.B.H.

Siobán Healy QC
Charles Priday

[1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 1

Charles Priday and Sioban Healy acted in this Time and voyage charterparties: indemnity; dangerous cargo; deviation

Charter-party (Time) – Delay – Damage to cargo – Vessel carrying part cargo of fishmeal from Peru to Taiwan – Vessel deviated to load and discharge other fishmeal cargoes – Problems with heating and fires in Peruvian cargo – Damage to cargo and delay in discharge – Whether fishmeal which complied with contractual description would have survived voyage – Whether all cargo self-heating attributable to charterers’ breach – Whether time charterers entitled to be indemnified by voyage charterers – Whether unreasonable delay in obtaining release of vessel from arrest. Charter-party (Time) – Off-hire – Delay – Damage to cargo-vessel carrying part cargo of fishmeal from Peru to Taiwan – Vessel deviated to load and discharge the fishmeal cargo – Problems with heating and fires in Peruvian cargo – Damage to cargo and delay in discharge – Charterers withheld hire for period voyage extended by reason of problems with Peruvian cargo – Whether vessel off hire.

Date added: July 19th, 1998


Area of Expertise

Shipping, Admiralty & Transport