Ebola Virus Resource page
In response to the current Ebola Virus outbreak the Club has collated resources and advice from internal and external sources. The resource page is accessiblehere
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The preparation of cargo holds for the next intended carriage is a critical operation which requires careful planning and execution; this article considers a number of legal issues which may arise, including terms commonly used in charterparties to describe the cleanliness of cargo holds, the consequences of failing to comply with such terms, potentially resulting in off-hire claims and damages, and the role of the independent surveyor.
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We confirm that the container vessel “Ever Given” which grounded in the Suez Canal at about 0540 UTC on 23 March 2021 is insured by the UK Club, The UK Club has insured the owner of “Ever Given” for certain third party liabilities that might arise from an incident such as this.
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