The general average act must be an act done for rescuing the ship and cargo from a common danger1, and it is not enough that its object was to ensure the successful completion of the adventure. In short, according to English law, as soon as safety is attained, general average ceases. Therefore, in general, any expenditure which is incurred after the ship has been placed in safety must be borne by the owner of the particular interest which it was intended to benefit
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