231. Effect of both parties being aware of circumstances likely to cause delay.

Where the cargo is to be procured from a particular source defined by the charterparty, such as a named factory or mine1, and both parties at the time of making the charterparty are aware of circumstances peculiar to the source of supply which may lead to delay in procuring a cargo or in transporting it to the place of loading, they may be taken to have assumed as the basis of their contract the possibility of more or less delay2. The charterer, therefore, assuming no time for loading has been fixed, is not responsible for any delay thus within