QCR Summer 2017: The Supreme Court affirms OCEAN VICTORY ruling

Gard Marine and Energy Limited v China National Chartering Company Limited and Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha (2017)) (“The Ocean Victory”)

The Supreme Court has clarified the law in relation to unsafe ports and has confirmed the Court of Appeal’s decision limiting a charterer’s potential liability for breach of safe port warranty. Read the UK Defence Club's Soundings here.