Can a crewmember who sustains an injury while following the orders of a supervisor be held responsible for their own negligence in carrying out those orders? Rosa Ostrom, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, and Jennifer Porter, the UK P&I Club, wade through the various jurisdictional takes on the Direct Order doctrine.
Lithium-ion Battery Shipping has become a threat that exponentially increases each year recently, serious and sometimes catastrophic incidents involving lithium-ion batteries have become more commonplace
The Club would like to direct Members' attention to the latest circular from OASIS P&I, a local correspondent in China, relating to China's MSA notice for correction in respect of unidentified underwater objects off Fuzhou port and Ningde port.
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest circular from OASIS P&I Services Limited, a local correspondent in China, relating to the announcement of special safety supervision to ships entering the controlled waters of Huangpu River of Shanghai from 21 Oct to 10 Nov 2022.