Shipping lines cannot blindly use quarantined ships as an opportunity to achieve force-majeure compensation. They must first examine the circumstances, Bech-Bruun shipping lawyer Johannes Grove Nielsen tells ShippingWatch.
Rederier kan ikke i blinde bruge skibe i karantæne som mulighed for at opnå force majeure-kompensation. De skal først kigge på omstændighederne, fortæller shippingadvokat hos Bech-Bruun, Johannes Grove Nielsen til ShippingWatch.
If part of the legal aftermath of the OW Bunker bankruptcy is settled according to Danish law instead of British, the final outcome could look completely different and bring in more money to the estate.
Claims against bankrupt Copenship stands at around USD 110 million in total. Bunker suppliers have the biggest sums trapped in the collapsed dry bulk operator. But there are doubts how many of the creditors will get their money back, sources tell ShippingWatch.