QCR Autumn 2020: The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cochin Port Trust v M/S Arebee Star Maritime Agencies Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.
The Supreme Court of India decides that ports have to look to consignees and their agents - not shipowners and their agents - for storage and demurrage charges incurred in respect of uncollected/ abandoned cargo.
On 5 August, 2020, the Supreme Court of India handed down its judgement in the case of The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cochin Port Trust v M/S Arebee Star Maritime Agencies Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.
Following a number of collisions with fishing vessels, a routeing system was established for southwest Indian waters.
Our correspondent GAC has provided the attached update regarding the latest Visa/Travel restrictions issued by Bureau of Immigration in India.
Legal Article: India - Admiralty (Jurisdiction & Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017
The Admiralty Act has been a much awaited legislation to codify the rules and practices relating to enforcement of Maritime Claims and Liens, and arrests, in India.
This Legal Briefing provides a quick overview of the cabotage regimes in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Peru and the United States, highlighting the restrictions, the exceptions, and penalties for violating these regulations.
Legal Article: India - The Admiralty (Jurisdiction & Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017
The Ministry of Shipping in India has issued the attached notification to announce that the above Act will come into force on 1st April 2018.
Paramount Diagnostic Centre, located in New Delhi, India, has recently moved and expanded PEME medical operations for the convenience of UK P&I Club Crew Health Programme Members.
L4 Syndicate Manager Sumit Madhu recently presented at the international conference organised by The GLOBALMET Association on 3rd and 4th November 2017 in Mumbai.
UK P&I Club Crew Health team are pleased to congratulate our approved PEME physician Dr. Vijay Belani of Dr. Belani's Blue Shield Medical Clinics in Mumbai and Goa, India on his feature article in Maritime Matrix magazine - November 2016.
Signum Services are currently investigating a case involving large scale theft of cargo involving shipments of Yellow Peas and Rape Seed from Ukraine to India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
The UK P&I Club was recently invited by Thome Ship management to take part in their “Bulk carrier advancement Workshop” held in Delhi from the 23rd to 25th August. Captain Anuj Velankar represented the UK P&I Club at the workshop.