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March 27, 2024

Negotiating Charter Parties: Construction and Interpretation of Contracts or Parties’ Intentions?

Divya T explores in her article the case of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte Ltd ("Trafigura") in respect of the mv 'Aquafreedom' ('the Ship'). The case joins recent decisions, recalling certain principles of contract law such as negotiations 'subject to contract', and the cancellation of an offer by a counteroffer.