A commercial manager fixed a ship that had been under his management for several years for a project voyage to Finland.
A pool manager misdescribed a tanker as being acceptable to a specific oil major, even though he had received an email from the head owners prior to fixing that stated she had been rejected by them. This email was overlooked by the pool manager when the tanker was fixed for a spot voyage to load ULSD (ultra low sulphur diesel).
Ship managers acted as managers of a vessel for a number of years until it was sold. When it was delivered in Northern Europe to the buyers, Class suspended the vessel’s approvals due the state of its ballast tanks.
A layup manager arranged the blanking of sea valves for a vessel going into cold layup.
An inspector of CARB - California Air Resources Board (the clean air agency of the state of California) – boarded a ship in July 2011 managed by an ITIC Member at the Los Angeles Terminal.
A ship was fixed on a charterparty form containing a time bar clause that provided that all claims, charges and expenses had to be submitted within 90 days of the completion of the discharge or otherwise would be deemed waived.
A commercial ship manager fixed a ship for a voyage of 4,000 metric tonnes of ammonium nitrate in big bags. This type of cargo had been carried by the commercial manager’s fleet on several occasions, but the cargo had always previously been described as being in loose/bulk condition.
A ship fixed by a commercial manager had a clause in the charterparty which stated that the charterer would reimburse owners any extra costs in relation to the ship being ordered into a war risk area.
A large ship management company was asked, as a favour, to provide a master /skipper to a yacht to be sailed from Thailand to Spain. No formal contract was in place between the member and the owners of the yach
A manager for a number of cruise ships was sued by the shipowners in a court in the USA in respect of alleged failure to oversee the maintenance, negligence in the provision of the manning and for negligent advi