QCR Winter 2021: THE ETERNAL BLISS: damages and demurrage – as you were?

The Court of Appeal has unanimously overturned the High Court decision in The Eternal Bliss [2021] EWCA Civ 1712, ruling that demurrage is an owner’s exclusive remedy for failure to complete cargo operations within laytime. Members can read the UK Defence Club’s summary of the Court of Appeal’s decision here.

Alex McCue

UK P&I

Date20/12/2021