557. Non-separation agreements.

Where cargo is transhipped during the course of a general average and forwarded by another vessel, it is the practice, where appropriate, to obtain the agreement of the interested parties to certain allowances in general average as if, instead of being forwarded by another vessel, it had been reloaded and carried to its destination in the original vessel, and their agreement to contribute to the general average on that basis. Sometimes, instead of keeping the cargo at a port of refuge until repairs to the vessel are completed and the vessel is ready to sail