Jurisprudence on Interpretation of the 1910 Collision Convention regarding the 'allocation of liability' (art. 4), the 'legal presumptions of fault' (art. 6) and the 'time for suit' (art. 7).
Jurisprudence on Interpretation of the 1952 Arrest Convention regarding the arrest in respect of claims other than maritime claims (Art. 8.2), the arrest of a sister ship (Art. 3.4), the arrest of a ship not owned by the person liable (art. 3.4), the associated ships (Art. 3.2), the claims against the time charterer (Art. 3.4), the claims in respect of which a ship may be arrested (Art. 2), the claims in respect of which a ship may not be arrested (Art. 2), the corporate veil, the definition of 'Arrest' (Art. 1.2), the financial conditions of the person liable (Art. 2), the forced sale (Art. 9), the jurisdiction (art. 4, 5, 7.1), the maritime claims and other provisions.
Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, 1999 and a list of signatories and ratifications.
The Basel Convention 1989
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, 1989 and the parties that ratified the convention
A list of package and kilo limitations of 148 countries according to the international conventions which they have each ratified.
2009 Rules & Bye-Laws
This book contains the Club's 2009 Rules and Bye-Laws, full contact details for the managers worldwide and the latest contact details for the Club's correspondents in a single edition.
Rafaela S - changes to Rule 2, Section 17 (
Several Members have contacted the Managers in connection with the use of waybills and the recently agreed change to the Rules regarding delivery of cargoes carried under straight bills of lading, a change which reflects equivalent changes to the Pooling Agreement, occasioned by the case of the RAFAELA S.
Ship Arrest in Australia
The article examines the arrest of ships in Australia under the Admiralty Act 1988.
Arrest Convention 1999
International Convention on Arrest of Ships, 1999 - Final Act of the United Nations/International Maritime Organization Diplomatic Conference on Arrest of Ships.
Arrest of Ships in USA
Supplemental Rules for Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (2009) - USA
This notice outlines the customs procedures which apply to the importation of goods into the United Kingdom from places outside the Community, from the time of their arrival until they are entered to free circulation or another customs procedure.
An Act to confer on third parties rights against insurers of third-party risks in the event of the insured becoming insolvent, and in certain other events
Guadalajara Convention 1961
Convention Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention for the unification of certain rules relating to international carriage by air performed by a person other than the contracting carrier, signed in Guadalajara, on 18 September 1961 and signatory countries
This document lists certain provisions of the International Hull Clauses (01/11/03) and also certain provisions in the Institute Time Clauses-Hull (01/10/82), the Norwegian Plan of 1996 (2003) version), the American Institute Hull Cluases (June 2, 1977), the Frech Hull Form (2002), the Swedish Hull Conditions(2000) and the DTV Clauses.
The production and use of biofuels for transport has increased dramatically in recent years and is set to continue, reducing carbon dioxide emissions and meeting growing consumer demand. As most biofuels will be transported by sea, the industry needs to take stock of its growing experience of what can go wrong aboard ship and develop safe and efficient shipping, loading, handling and storage practices.
England - jurisprudence on interpretation of the Bill of Lading Convention 1924 and it's 1968 and 1979 Protocols
The word "dangerous" in the expression "goods of . [a] dangerous nature" must be given a broad meaning. Goods may be dangerous if they are dangerous to other goods, even though they are not dangerous to the vessel itself. A groundnut cargo is of a dangerous nature if it is liable to give rise to the loss of the other cargo loaded on the same vessel by dumping at sea. The liability of the shipper under article 4(6) of the Hague Rules is strict irrespective of fault or neglect on his part.
Statement of Brian Buckley McAllister, Vice President and General Counsel of McAllister Towing, New York
This paper addresses the liability and financial responsibility for oil spills under the Oil Pollution Act 1990 and related statutes comments on the impact of the May 12th proposed legislative package in relation to the smaller US operators.
This Legal Briefing reviews the Regulation's key provisions of interest to Members and provides summary translations of its key articles.
The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act 2010, due to become US law very shortly, imposes substantial requirements on cruise ships carrying over 250 passengers on international voyages which embark or disembark passengers in any US port. They concern design and construction, medical facilities, passenger and crew information, training and measures to report and combat crime.