“Petr Shmidt” Galaxy Energy -v- Novorossoysk Shipping

Charles Priday

[1998] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 1; [1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 284

Charles Priday acted in this Court of Appeal decision on the law of laytime and the effect of “office hours” clauses

Charter-party (Voyage) – Notice of readiness – Validity – Notice tendered outside hours stipulated by charter – Whether notices legal nullities – Whether notice took effect when stipulated hours began so that laytime began then.

Date added: March 10th, 1998

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Shipping, admiralty & transport