Navigating the Americas
The Thomas Miller Americas P&I team has authored a selection of P&I focused articles covering a range of current issues which are impacting the American regions.
If you would like to know more about any of the articles, or indeed a topic which has not been touched upon here, please don’t hesitate to make contact, our professionals in the New Jersey and San Francisco offices will be more than happy to help.
White House Makes Enforcement of Rule Against Unjust Detention and demurrage Practices a Priority
The new order enables the FMC to “vigorously enforce the prohibition of unjust and unreasonable practices in the context of detention and demurrage pursuant to the Shipping Act, as clarified in “Interpretive Rule on Demurrage and Detention Under the Shipping Act,” 85 Fed.
Our Americas Members often deal with contracts of carriage subject to the US Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (“COGSA”) and the Harter Act, this article addresses some frequently asked questions.
This article examines the outlook for offshore wind farms in the United States, including the two types of offshore wind farm, regulatory compliance and more.
In 1914, a single ship passed through the Panama Canal to little fanefare bringing to fruition a multinational effort that began 44 years prior, this article looks at the brief history of the canal and some claims considerations.
Several factors, such as inadequate dredging, ice accumulation, or even scheduled lock maintenance, that impact one part of the system can create ripple effects throughout the maritime system as a whole, resulting in possible vessel damage or shipping bottlenecks.
Whilst the future is uncertain, now is a good time to summarize how Brexit will affect the Maritime community.
The Paraná River provides entrance to inland South America through Argentina from the Atlantic Ocean and acts as a grain super-highway for much of South America.
California recently amended its state workers compensation laws to create a rebuttable presumption that COVID-19 injuries arise out of an employment relationship and are compensable.
As part of our series of live webinars covering various Loss Prevention issues, the UK Club provided anoverview of P&I Clubs and claims for Members, brokers and industry contacts in the Americas region.