Can a shipowner claim damages in addition to demurrage for losses arising out of a voyage charterer’s failure to load or discharge the vessel within the agreed laytime?

In the recent judgment of K Line Pte Ltd v Priminds Shipping (HK) Co Ltd (The “ETERNAL BLISS”)[1] the UK Court of Appeal has held that demurrage is an exclusive remedy that covers all consequences of a charterer’s failure to load or discharge within the agreed laytime and there is Read more…