QCR Summer 2017: The Supreme Court affirms OCEAN VICTORY ruling
Gard Marine and Energy Limited v China National Chartering Company Limited and Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha (2017)) ("The Ocean Victory")
The Supreme Court has clarified the law in relation to unsafe ports and has confirmed the Court of Appeal's decision limiting a charterer's potential liability for breach of safe port warranty. Read the UK Defence Club's Soundings here.
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QCR Winter 2021: The Danish Supreme Court - Judgment dated 9th September 2021 (U2021.4943 H)
The Danish Supreme Court rules that a jurisdiction clause in a waybill may under certain circumstances supersede the principal rule of jurisdiction in the Danish Merchant Shipping Act, section 310_1, if the Brussels I regulation was to be applicable to the case.
The Chinese government changed in approach and lifted the various related restrictions on COVID-19 since December 2022. The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest circular from Shanghai P&I Services Ltd
The Supreme Court has refused the disponent owners permission to appeal, and affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal
QCR Spring 2019: Cargo of containerised bagged coffee beans found to be damaged by condensation - Inherent vice - Whether carrier failed properly and carefully to load and carry the goods
VOLCAFE LTD AND OTHERS v COMPANIA SUD AMERICANA DE VAPORES SA  UKSC 61 - 5th December 2018 - THE SUPREME COURT