Non-payment of hire aside, the owner can terminate a time charter during its currency for breach of condition, or for any breach going to the root of the contract1. An express right to terminate for 'any breach' will be restrictively construed2. As mentioned above, presumptively an owner who withdraws a vessel under an express withdrawal clause in circumstances where the breach would not otherwise amount to a repudiation of the charterparty cannot claim damages for loss of bargain from the charterer, since his loss is regarded as arising, not from the charterer's breach, but from his own choice to
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