The courts position on demurrage claims. The Abqaiq.By james tweed • Jan 24th, 2011 • Category: Shipping Law
This Maritime Law Podcast from Coracle Online and international law firm Ince & Co focuses on the 2010 case of The Abqaiq, in which the commercial court has recently determined issues concerning the settlement of a demurrage claim. The Court examined when payment of a demurrage claim may amount to a settlement of any and all demurrage disputes and whether a claim put forward on one basis within a stipulated time limit will be time-barred when it is subsequently, and out of time, is presented as a demurrage claim..
This podcast refers to National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia v BP Oil Supply Company (The Abqaiq)  EWHC 3042 (Comm)
Also referred to “The Oltenia”  1 Lloyd’s Rep. 448