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Singapore High Court confirms the application of Kompetence-Kompetence

In The Titan Unity, the Singapore High Court considered an application to stay court proceedings in favour of arbitration. The claimant had commenced court proceedings in Singapore relating to the defendant’s failure to deliver a cargo under certain bills of lading.  The defendant applied for a stay of the proceedings in favour of arbitration under section 6 of the International Arbitration Act (“IAA“) on the basis that an arbitration clause in a separate time charter party between the parties had been incorporated into the bills of lading. The claimant denied