Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana (FLOPEC) v. BP North America (The “Tiber”) – SMA No. 3778, 2 Apr 2003

ASBATANKVOY -- ARBITRATION -- FREIGHT DIFFERENTIAL -- SUB-CHARTER -- Owner Award Owner began arbitration to recover an unpaid freight differential on a back-to-back charter agreement. The Charterer needed an Ecuadorian flag Vessel in order to discharge in the contracted Ecuadorian port and could only get around this by sub-chartering the Vessel to itself through this contract’s Owner. However, Charterer argues that Flopec was under no risk in the transaction and had no right to claim a freight differential.
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