Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 275 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 2894 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court

Hamblen J

Representation John Russell (instructed by Andrew Jackson) for L.
  Julian Kenny (instructed by Waterson Hicks) for R.
Judgment Dates: 24 October 2012


Arbitration - Award - Setting aside award - Parties entering voyage charterparty - Defendant claiming demurrage following delayed discharge - Arbitration tribunal awarding defendant demurrage and prohibiting claimant from alleging set-off - Claimant seeking to set aside award for serious irregularities - Whether award containing serious irregularities - .

The Case

Arbitration Award. The parties entered a voyage charterparty. The defendant claimed for demurrage following a delayed discharge. An arbitration tribunal awarded demurrage and prohibited the claimant from alleging a set-off. The claimant sought to set aside the award for serious irregularity. The Commercial Court found that there had been no irregularity and dismissed the application.

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