In a decision awaited by the shipping community because of its potential impact on the obligations of ship owners and/or time charterers seeking to protect themselves from liability stemming from loss of time in cases
of arrest, the Supreme Court clarified both the extent to which sub-constanty_okolie_ph
charterers (and indeed sub-sub-charterers) could be considered ‘agents’ of the time charterer and the extent to which the time charterer may be liable for the acts or omissions of their ‘agents’. Continue reading »