Kuwait - Time Bars
|Claims arising out of contract of carriage-cargo claims against the carrier for damage/shortage, carrier claims against the cargo owners for freight, damage of his cargo to other cargoes or the vessel||One year from the date of delivering the cargo|
|Claims arising outside the contract of carriage- demurrage, detention, storage, terminal costs||10 years from the date of obligation|
|Tortious Claims||3 years|
|Fraud||5 years from the date of the crime|
|Latent damage claims - negligence excluding personal injury||3 years from the date of determining who is responsible or from the date of injury|
|Personal Injury||1 year from the date of injury|
You may also be interested in:
White House Makes Enforcement of Rule Against Unjust Detention and demurrage Practices a Priority
The new order enables the FMC to “vigorously enforce the prohibition of unjust and unreasonable practices in the context of detention and demurrage pursuant to the Shipping Act, as clarified in “Interpretive Rule on Demurrage and Detention Under the Shipping Act,” 85 Fed.
The purpose of the ICA is to avoid lengthy and costly litigation on matters of liability and apportionment, and instead seeks to provide a ‘rough and ready’ split of liability between the parties. The Clubs recommend to their Members that they adopt the Agreement for the purpose of apportioning liability for claims in respect of cargo which arise under, out of or in connection with all charterparties on the NYPE Form 1946 or Asbatime Form 1981, whether or not this Agreement has been incorporated into such charterparties. However, unless the ICA is specifically incorporated into the charterparty, it may not be enforceable.
UK Club Circular 08/21: Sierra Leone – Carriage of Iron Ore Fines Cargoes – Liquefaction Risk
Iron Ore Fines Cargoes exported from Sierra Leone have been identified as an area of increasing concern due to a lack of regulatory oversight at loading ports and the potential for excessive wetting and thereby liquefaction and instability.
It's our worst case scenario - someone on board collapses and is found to be unresponsive and not breathing - this advice outlines how to conduct Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and what equipment and medication is available.