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Mainland charter warning

PUBLISHED : Monday, 12 January, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 12 January, 1998, 12:00am
 

The International Maritime Bureau has advised cargo owners to exercise caution when chartering mainland-operated vessels, according to a Lloyd's List report.


The Bureau said there had been at least three incidents over the past two months in which mainland owners had rejected standard procedures for settling charter-party disagreements, and instead discharged cargoes in the mainland for subsequent sale.


One incident allegedly involved a consignment of 9,000 tonnes of jute, loaded in Bangladesh.


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