What conditions might make a port unsafe within the meaning of a charter party?

Inability of the ship to reach, stay at or leave a loading berth safely for some reason, e. g. insufficient depth of water, berth obstructions, ice, war, general strike, civil insurrection, quarantine restrictions.

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What is a master entitled to do if he finds a port is unsafe, for example due to a greatly insufficient depth of water?

What is the legal test for a safe port, i. e. the test applied by lawyers and judges?