Falkonera Shipping Company v Arcadia Energy Pte Ltd

Shipping – Cargo. The charterers chartered a large, oil-carrying vessel from the owners. They made requests to the owners to be allowed to transfer crude oil from the vessel into another, similar vessel. The owners refused all their requests. The charterers brought proceedings, submitting that the owners had acted unreasonably in refusing their requests. At first instance, the judge found for the charterers. The Court of Appeal, in dismissing the owners' appeal, held that the judge at first instance had been entitled to make the conclusions that he had done.

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