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The courts position on demurrage claims. The Abqaiq.

By • 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) [2010] EWHC 3042 (Comm)

Also referred to “The Oltenia” [1982] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 448

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