Claim form – Service. The disponent owners in a shipping dispute sought declarations to the effect that notices of claim and commencement of arbitration served by them had been served in time. The Commercial Court declined to make those declarations, and made rulings on applications made by the claimants pursuant to s 12 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996) for extensions of the time for commencing arbitration to validate the notices of arbitration that they had served on the defendant charterers.