We have delayed you a day, and if you will put in a bill for demurrage, I will approve it.
"The Outlet" by Andy Adams
Run her in the lumber trade and the demurrage would break a national bank.
"Cappy Ricks" by Peter B. Kyne
Delay pays demurrage to the wisely patient.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862" by Various
In France demurrage begins the moment a ship stops outside of port.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
Who knows anything about this claim for demurrage?
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
An old term for good opportunity or season for navigation, which, if neglected, was liable to costs of demurrage.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The freight of that ship too calls for an enormous sum, on account of her long demurrage.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
Nor has he any lien for dead-freight or demurrage.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
At all events, the demurrage must be frequent, vexatious, and expensive.
"Historic Highways of America (Vol. 14)" by Archer Butler Hulbert