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“Stolt Sydness” Mauritius Oil Refineries Ltd. v Stolt-Nielsen Nederlands B.V.

19th Nov 1996

[1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 273

Sioban Healy – Charter-party (Voyage) – Limitation of time – Hague Rules – Construction – Charter incorporated U.S.A. clause paramount – Vessel delayed by engine problems – Charterers bought in substitute cargo – Whether charterers’ claim in respect of cargo carried – Whether claim time barred – Whether English or U.S. law applicable – Whether application for extension of time should be granted.

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