Claims Review 37
Claims Review 37 (simplified Chinese)
Claims Review 37 (traditional Chinese)


27/09/2017
The Turkish office of an international agency group was appointed to handle a ship’s call at their local port. The owner was an existing customer of the group but had not called at that Turkish port before. Turkish regulations prohibit any vessel directly or indirectly related to the Republic of Cyprus from calling at Turkish ports.

27/09/2017
A crew manager acted for an owner operating in Norwegian waters. The crew manager arranged for crew from the Philippines. The crew manager was required, on behalf of the owners, to report the presence of the crew in Norway.

27/09/2017
A yacht manager was contracted to provide crew management and ISM consultancy for a superyacht. Although the manager was not contracted to provide technical management, the owner sought their advice on two refits. The manager reviewed the scope of works and the budgets from the refit yards as a favour to their client.

27/09/2017
A clerical error by a ship agent meant that the temperature on a reefer container, carrying a shipment of peaches, was set at 5.5C instead of 0.5C. The shipping line passed the cargo claim of US$59,000 to their agent. The agent settled the claim and was reimbursed by ITIC

27/09/2017
A ship agent was advised by the local pilots’ association that ships arriving or departing the port needed to give two hours’ notice for pilot services instead of one.

27/09/2017
As part of a pipeline project a surveyor carried out geotechnical sampling which required the collection of samples at numerous stations. Unfortunately the surveyor did not follow proper procedures in handling some of the core samples for laboratory tests.

27/09/2017
The commercial manager of a tanker arranged a voyage charter. The fixture was recorded in a recap message and was based on the BP Voy 4 form of charterparty with a large number of amendments and additional clauses.

27/09/2017
A ship manager was responsible for the technical management of a bulk carrier which called regularly at an Australian port to load iron ore.

27/09/2017
Ship brokers arranged a voyage charter between Rotterdam and the Far East. The charterparty was subject to English law, based on the Asbatankvoy form, and provided that the brokers would receive 1.25% commission.

27/09/2017
ITIC has promoted the use of trading conditions by its members. Where these are not produced by industry bodies ITIC has produced suggested wordings available free of charge. These include... 

27/09/2017
Since this is ITIC’s 25th year we asked our longer serving members of staff to recall some of the more unusual situations ITIC had dealt with over the last 25 years. The following are three of our favourites.

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