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Göteborg: 4 January 2022

COVID and quarantine in an off-hire context

In Triton 1-2021, we looked at the meaning, the effect and the potential loopholes of the BIMCO disease clause for time charterparties. In this second part in Triton 3-2021, we look at how, and why, quarantines can or can’t be off-hire events.

What about quarantines specifically?

Where is the protection for the shipowner when the local authorities impose quarantine restrictions, and the vessel is necessarily delayed for 14 days (or longer), and the charterer inevitably places the vessel off-hire?

Read the full article in Triton No 3-2021»

The article is written by:


Haris Zografakis                     Oliver Hutton
Partner, Stephenson               Claims Manager,
Harwood, London                    Team Piraeus


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