UKDC - Soundings December 2010
AET Inc Ltd v Arcadia Petroleum Ltd, (The “Eagle Valencia”), EWCA Civ 713.
The ruling of the Court of Appeal highlights that the Courts will treat documentary requirements under
demurrage clauses very strictly but it is also stated that in relevant circumstances it is not unreasonable
to expect an owner to include alternative notices of readiness when it submits a demurrage claim.