ASBATANKVOY -- ARBITRATION -- CHARTER PARTIES -- WEATHER -- STORM -- BERTH -- PUMP WARRANTY -- WHARFAGE -- Partial Charterer Award This arbitration encompasses several different disputes which arise from multiple charter parties. The points of contention include the application of the 50% weather delay exception at berth, the Owner’s failure to meet the pump warranty, an occupied berth upon arrival, and the responsibility of wharfage fees during discharge.
ASBATANKVOY -- ARBITRATION -- VOYAGE -- DEMURRAGE -- PUMP -- DISPORT -- LAYTIME -- NOR -- LOADBERTH -- Partial Owner Award The Owners were forced to start arbitration against the Charterers after they refused to pay the voyage’s demurrage claim. The Charterers denied liability basis the Trinidad Daylight Docking Rules, excess pumping time at disport because of Vessel’s low pressure, the 6H laytime credit after NOR tender, and laytime credit at loadberth for USCG inspection.
ASBATANKVOY -- DEMURRAGE -- ARBITRATION -- INTEREST -- Owner Award Once a demurrage sum was agreed upon, the Charterers confirmed that payment would follow. However, after nine months of no response to their invoices, the Owners began arbitration to recover the demurrage amount plus interest and legal fees.