Vessel performance precedent restated

The applicable method for the determination of cases concerning speed and performance issues (the ‘good weather’ method) has been enshrined in legal precedent for decades. In the recent case of Eastern Pacific Chartering Inc v Pola Maritime Ltd, Ms Clare Ambrose (a maritime arbitrator sitting as a deputy judge of the Commercial Court), considered Charterers’ proposition of an alternative method for assessing the Vessel’s performance (the RPM method). Summary by Lucinda Roberts, Senior Associate, CJC

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Lucinda Roberts                                           
Senior Associate