London Arbitration 13/23 

TIME CHARTER – DEATH OF MASTER - COVID-19 – QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS – PANAMA CANAL - OFF-HIRE – CANAL TRANSIT AUTHORITIES - DELAY DUE TO COVID TESTING – HEALTH AUTHORITY HOLD – DETENTION – AMENDED NYPE FORM Shortly before its arrival at the Panama Canal in May 2021, complications arose on a time charter due to the unfortunate death of the vessel's master. The vessel was placed on hold until PCR test results were available, delaying transit through the Panama Canal and prompting claims by Charterers of off-hire and detention.
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