High Court of Justice, 11 May 2018, Agile Holdings Corporation v. Essar Shipping Ltd, [2018] EWHC 1055

The appellant Agile Holding Corporation (“Agile”) appealed under section 69 of the Arbitration Act, 1996 against the respondent Essar Shipping Limited (“Essar”). The arbitration concerned the chartering by ship of a cargo of iron from India to Tunisia. As the cargo was combustible, the vessel was cleared to load but caught fire during the voyage. [...]