The Claims Review is a series of case studies which either have been paid by the Club or where assistance has been rendered in. You will find these invaluable in helping to identify potential claims exposure.
Latest Issue, The Claims Review - Issue 39, November 2018
Canal transit agents represented a ship that collided with a buoy. The canal authority sent an invoice to the agent for the damage of US$ 225,000. The owners disputed the amount of the invoice and told the agent to negotiate with the authority.
A ship agent received a request from a ship owner to deliver cash to Master of US$ 45,000 during a forthcoming call. Funds were remitted and received by the ship agent.
The operations department of a London broker received a message from an owner in relation to a voyage with offshore discharge in an area with a high risk of piracy. Attached to the message was a freight invoice and another one for the cost of armed guards. This cost was payable by the charterer under the terms of the charterparty.
A member of a ship broker’s post fixture department was aware that a number of charterers had placed a block on emails with attachments above a certain size. A large number of emails have attachments which contain logos and...