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Container demurrages: a recent judgment by the Court of Genoa establishes key principles

By judgment issued on 8 July 2022, the Court of Genoa has established some important principles on the subject of costs for the prolonged storage of containers at the port of unloading (so-called “demurrage”) in the event of failure to collect the goods at destination by the receiver. On this topic, see Pietro Mordiglia’s contribution in Assagenti’s December 2022 newsletter, available in Italian at the following link: https://www.assagenti.it/it/news/25061/Container_demurrages_I_principi_fissati_da_una_recente_sentenza_del_Tribunale_di_Genova