337. Demurrage: arrival of the ship and her placement at charterer's disposal.

Time does not begin to run against the charterer until the ship has been placed at his disposal1. She is not at his disposal until she has reached the place named in the charterparty as the place where she is to take in or deliver her cargo, as the case may be, and until she is ready to do so2. When these conditions are satisfied, she is said to be an 'arrived ship'3. Where the place is merely designated in general terms, as, for example, by the name of a port, difficult questions arise as to when the ship