UK Defence Club - cover comparison
Examples of disputes covered:
- Wide range of disputes under time and voyage charterparties, concerning for example payment of hire or freight, payment of demurrage (including container demurrage), exercising liens over cargo, sailing orders, safety of ports, ship's performance and characteristics
- Disputes under contracts of affreightment and bills of lading
- Bunker quality disputes with bunker suppliers and between owners and charterers
Claims for damage to the ship (where losses are below hull and machinery deductible) and loss of use between owners and charterers, shippers / cargo owners, terminal operators,third parties
- Disputes with agents, brokers, ship managers, stevedores, terminals or others supplying services to ships
- Coverage or other disputes with marine insurers
Employment claims or other disputes with crew members
- Disputes with governmental or port state authorities, representation at official investigations.
6553 - UKDC_GEN_DOCUMENT_v3 (195 KB)
You may also be interested in:
AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) in Australia on Hours of Work and Rest, May & June 2022
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the update below from the Club's Correspondents in Australia.
Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has confirmed that they have detected chlorinated hydrocarbons on fuel samples representing HSFO deliveries in Singapore.
The Sea Cargo Charter
The Sea Cargo Charter ("the Charter") provides a global transparent framework and baseline for assessing and disclosing the climate alignment of chartering activities against the IMO's absolute target as set out in its Initial Strategy which is to reduce the shipping industry's total annual greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions by at least 50% of 2008 levels by 2050
China - Supreme Court's Memorandum of National Courts' Symposium on Commercial and Maritime Cases
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to an article by Haitong & Partners law firm dated 27.01.2022 in which Haitong provides their comments on the maritime section of the Supreme Court's Memorandum of National Courts' Symposium on Commercial and Maritime Cases.