The Mississippi remains difficult to navigate, prone to high water, and thus perpetually awash with high value claims.
These Guiding Opinions will be of assistance to all Members trading to or from China, or who are currently involved in litigation proceedings in China.
Legal Update: Singapore High Court clarifies applicable interest rate in LOU after constitution of limitation fund
The Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 sets uniform rules relating to the limitation of liability for maritime claims.
The week of June 1, 2020, sees additional steps in the sanctions targeting Venezuela and Iran
Last week saw significant developments in the U.S. sanctions programs targeting Venezuela and Iran.
ICS: Updated Coronavirus Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has updated its COVID-19 guidance.
Whether master presented by Shipper’s with clean BL to sign was provided with warranty that cargo shipped in good order and condition – Consideration of Article III rules 3 and 5 of the Hague Rules.
Failure to pass title in goods - Allocation of risks - Defence of common mistake – Status of a warehouse receipt – Bailment of goods – Limitation provisions in warehouse’s terms and conditions - Estoppel
When is a peril a piracy? Was there an attack on the vessel? Were there persons acting maliciously? Was there an act of vandalism? What there a “sabotage” of the vessel?