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James Westwood of Myton Law recently participated in an event organised by the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce about trading with China.
Clause 8(d) ICA 1996 “Act or Neglect” means any act, not any culpable act The recent High Court judgement (on appeal from an arbitration award) in Transgrain Shipping (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Yangtze Navigation (Hong Kong) Co Ltd  EWHC 3132 (Comm) provides important clarification of the effect of the Inter-Club Agreement 1996 (the “ICA”) which is widely incorporated into charterparties.
The Commercial Court has considered the meaning of the phrase “consequential and special losses, damages or expenses” in the context of a shipbuilding contract in the recent case of Star Polaris LLC v HHIC-Phil Inc  EWHC 2941 (Comm).