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  • NINETEENTH ANNUAL

    INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW ARBITRATION MOOT

    2018

    MEMORANDUM FOR CLAIMANT

    SYMBIOSIS LAW SCHOOL, PUNE

    TEAM 12

    ON BEHALF OF

    CERULEAN BEANS AND AROMAS

    LTD.

    CLAIMANT

    AGAINST

    DYNAMIC SHIPPING LLC

    THE SHIP MADAM DRAGONFLY

    RESPONDENTS

    COUNSEL

    Joseph Thodukayil

    Aravind Vishnubhotla

    Kenneth Martin

  • TEAM 12 MEMORANDUM FOR CLAIMANT

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................................ 4

    LIST OF AUTHORITIE ........................................................................................................................ 5

    STATEMENT OF FACTS ..................................................................................................................... 1

    ARGUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CLAIMANT ......................................................................... 4

    I. WHETHER THIS ARBITRAL PANEL HAS THE JURISDICTION TO DETERMINE THE CLAIM FOR

    DAMAGES MADE BY THE CLAIMANT .................................................................................................... 4

    The claim for damages arise from matters which are not required to be determined

    according to the expert determination provisions of the charter party ............................................. 4

    The claim for damages must be determined by this Arbitral Panel ........................................ 4

    The Respondents themselves, have admitted to this Tribunals jurisdiction ........................... 5

    II. WHETHER THE RESPONDENT IS LIABLE TO PAY DAMAGES TO THE CLAIMANT?........................ 6

    A. The Respondent breached obligation not to deviate ............................................................... 6

    B. The Respondent breached obligation of delivering the cargo by 7:00 p.m. on 28th July

    2017. 8

    C. The loss to Claimant was caused by the Respondents breach. .............................................. 9

    D. The loss to CLAIMANT was not a remote consequence of the RESPONDENTs breach. 10

    E. The Respondent is liable to pay damages arising from the water damage caused to the cargo

    10

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    III. WHETHER THE CLAIMANT HOLDS A MARITIME EQUITABLE LIEN OVER THE MADAM

    DRAGONFLY? ...................................................................................................................................... 12

    Whether a Lien is created by payment of $100,000 as security for crews wages? ............. 13

    Whether a maritime lien is created? ..................................................................................... 13

    Whether there exists an equitable lien on the ship? .............................................................. 14

    Whether transfer of Maritime Lien on the Madam Dragonfly has taken place? .................. 15

    Whether the Lien is Transferred Through Subrogation? .......................................................... 16

    Whether Equitable subrogation arises? .................................................................................... 19

    IV. WHETHER THE CLAIMANTS IS LIABLE TO PAY DAMAGES TO THE RESPONDENT? .................... 20

    The Claimant is not liable to pay demurrage to the Respondent? ........................................ 20

    The CLAIMANTS are not liable to pay freight to the RESPONDENT .............................. 23

    The Claimant is not liable for the cost of repairs to the hull. ............................................... 24

    Cost of E-Access Pass is for the RESPONDENTs account. ............................................ 24

    The customary agency fees is payable by the RESPONDENT ............................................... 25

    REQUEST FOR RELIEF .................................................................................................................... 26

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    LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

    ABBREVIATION MEANING

    SROAIR Statutory Right of Action in Rem

    CHARTERPARTY Voyage Charterparty between Cerulean

    Beans and Aromas Ltd. And Dynamic

    Shipping LLC

    ARBITRATION CLAUSE Clause 27 of the Charterparty

    VESSEL Madam Dragonfly

    CARGO 1,000 70Kg Bags of Coffee

    ELR English Law Reporter

    KB Kings Bench

    QB Queens Bench

    WWD Weather Working Day

    USD United States Dollars

    SC Supreme Court

    ER England Reporter

    HKLRD Hong Kong Law Reporter and Digest

    LTD Limited

    ED Edition

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    LIST OF AUTHORITIES

    A. CASES

    1. Achille Lauro v. Total [1968] 2 Lloyds Rep. 247, 251 ................................................................ 13

    2. Asfar v. Blundell [1896] 1 Q.B. 123 ............................................................................................. 31

    3. Bank of Nova Scotia v. Hellenic Mutual War Risks Association (Bermuda) Ltd [1990] 1 Q.B.

    818, 904. ........................................................................................................................................ 16

    4. Banque Keyser Ullmann S.A. v. Skandia (UK) Insurance Co. [1990] Q.B. 665, ......................... 16

    5. Barclays Bank Plc. v Estates & Commercial Ltd [1997] 1 WLR 415 (CA) ................................. 22

    6. Bright Grahame Murray [1994] 1 W.L.R. 1360, ........................................................................... 16

    7. British Shipowners v. Grimond (1876) 3 Rett. 968, 972 ............................................................... 19

    8. Cf. Beoco v. Alfa Laval Co. [1995] Q.B. 13 ................................................................................. 16

    9. Chartered Bank v. British India S.N. Co. [1909] A.C. 369, 375 ................................................... 19

    10. Clark v. Bowing (1908) SC 116 .................................................................................................... 25

    11. Compania Sud Americanade Vapores S.A. v. Sinochem Tianjin Import and Export Corp (The

    Aconcagua) [2010] 1 Lloyds Rep. ............................................................................................... 17

    12. Dallah Real Estate and Tourism Holding Co v The Minister of Religious Affairs, Government of

    Pakistan [2010] 2 Lloyd's Rep 691, 715 [95] (Lord Collins) ........................................................ 11

    13. Galoo Ltd v. Bright Grahame Murray [1994] 1 W.L.R. 1360 ...................................................... 16

    14. Gatliffe v. Bourne (1838) 4 Bing. N.C. 314, (1841) 3 M. & G. 643, (1844) 7 M. & G. 850, 11 Cl.

    & F. 45 ........................................................................................................................................... 18

    15. Gibaud v. Great Eastern Rly [1921] 2 K.B. 426, 435. ................................................................... 16

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    16. Heskell v. Continental Express (1950) 83 Ll. L. Rep. 438 ............................................................ 16

    17. Hobbs, Savill & Co Ltd v The Vasilia (Owners) Albaran Bay Corporation [1972] 1 Lloyds Law

    Rep 51 ............................................................................................................................................ 26

    18. Katsivalis v. Serrano Reconveyance Co. (1970) 70 Cal.App.3d 200, 210. ................................... 27

    19. Menelaou v Bank of Cyprus [2016] AC 17 ................................................................................... 22

    20. Monarch SS. Co. v. Karlshamns Oljefabriker AB [1949] A.C. 196 ............................................. 16

    21. Nigerian National Shipping Lines v. Mutual (The Windfall) [1998] 2 Lloyds Rep. 664 ............ 17

    22. Novologistics SARL v. Five Ocean Corporation (The Merida) LMLN 784, 9 December 2009;

    [2010] 1.......................................................................................................................................... 28

    23. Orakpo v. Manson Investments, [1977] 3 W.L.R. 229, at 234...................................................... 24

    24. Programmed Total Marine Services Pty Ltd v The Ship Hako Fortress, [2012] FCA 80 ... 22, 26

    25. Re Bond Worth Ltd [1980] Ch 228 at 250-251, [1985] 3 WLR 610 at 613-614 per Nourse J ..... 21

    26. Re: Economic Transport Organisation Vs. Charan Spinning Mills (P) Ltd. and Anr [2010] 4 SCC

    11 ................................................................................................................................................... 23

    27. Reardon Smith Line Ltd v. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food [1963] 1 Lloyds Rep 12,

    at p. 31 per Viscount Radcliffe. ..................................................................................................... 30

    28. Reardon Smith v. Black Sea Insurance [1939] A.C. 562; ............................................................. 13

    29. Shirlaw v. Taylor (1991) 102 ALR 551 at 557, Aust Fed Ct, Full Ct ........................................... 21

    30. Smith v. State Savings and Loan Association (1985) 175 Cal.App.3d 1092, 1096 ...................... 27

    31. Smith, Hogg & Co Ltd v Louis Bamberger & Sons [1929] 1 KB 15 ........................................... 32

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