Excess war risks
Special war risks P&I excess cover is provided for claims in excess of the proper value of the entered ship as defined in rule 5D or whatever sum is recoverable from war risk underwriters, whichever is the greater.
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Hold Cleaning: the legal issues
The preparation of cargo holds for the next intended carriage is a critical operation which requires careful planning and execution; this article considers a number of legal issues which may arise, including terms commonly used in charterparties to describe the cleanliness of cargo holds, the consequences of failing to comply with such terms, potentially resulting in off-hire claims and damages, and the role of the independent surveyor.