Sub-standard and Unseaworthy Vessels

Read Richard’s latest article in Gaftaworld 2013…here’s a snippet….

“Arbitrators in trade disputes where there is a shipment and classification clause should not accept that a vessel is ‘first class’ and is ‘suitable for the carriage of contract goods’ simply because the vessel happens to have a ‘class’ certificate.”

Sub-standard & Unseaworthy Vessels Gaftaworld Oct 2013