A quick overview of ship arrest in some popular jurisdictions - The uncertain shipping market makes the issue of arrest a topical one. The key questions being; where are the most advantageous arrest jurisdictions? And what makes them so favourable? This article seeks to give a brief overview of some popular arrest jurisdictions, and sets out why they are potentially advantageous.
China has become a significant importer of goods, and Members often face claims advanced by shippers or consignees in China. The latest publication from the UK Club Legal Briefing team provides an overview of the current situation and recommendations to note if Members face claims by shippers or consignees in China.
The UK Club's Loss Prevention department, together with Hellenic War Risks and Terra Firma Risk Management, have produced a guide for seafarers, which explores the background of Piracy and armed robbery and explains what happens during a kidnap. It also provides some insight into the training available for shipping companies and crews.
Solis Marine Consultants is very pleased to be working together with the UK P&I Club to highlight some of the practical aspects of the pilot/master exchange which is a critical part of any passage for the master and bridge team.
This edition of BI News contains articles on A shipowner’s obligation to those lawfully on board, proof of negligence post Scindia, the role of jury focus groups, negotiating damages through BI mediation and managing the cost of maritime healthcare in the US.
The December edition of Hellas Hilights is now available to download, with articles from our Loss Prevention Team on Cargo Wetting damage, a focus on Bauxite Liquefaction and information on Ship to ship cargo transfers.