Standard Cargo Special Edition: Misdeclared Cargo
News & Insights 15 July 2014
The shipment of an undisclosed cargo can be a shipowner’s worst nightmare and, in some scenarios, can lead to a major casualty, putting the safety of the ship’s crew, hull, cargo and the environment at risk.
In this special edition we cover:
Misdeclaration of Dangerous Cargoes – Calcium Hypochlorite
The Cargo Incident Notification System and Organisation
The P&I club experience of misdeclared cargoes We discuss two Standard Club case studies involving claims caused by misdeclaratin of cargo.
Rights of recovery in respect of misdeclared dangerous cargoes