Flota Petrola Ecuatoriana v. Adam Maritime Corp. (The “Trade Resolve”) – SMA No. 3125, 10 Oct 1994

ASBATANKVOY -- LIGHTERING -- CARGO -- DISPORT -- PORT -- ANCHORAGE -- CHARTER PARTY -- BERTH -- DETENTION -- DEMURRAGE -- Partial Owner Award The Charterer fully loaded the Vessel with the intention of lightering the cargo at disport. However, the Vessel remained at port anchorage for over sixteen days while discharging to lightering vessels. The Owner contended that the Charterer breached the charter party by not procuring a berth reachable upon arrival and therefore demanded damages at the detention rate instead of the demurrage rate.
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