The Greek Supreme Court has recently confirmed the principles for determining a limitation of liability
Our Americas Members often deal with contracts of carriage subject to the US Carriage of Goods by Sea Act ("COGSA") and the Harter Act, here we address FAQ's.
After 65 years, Greek maritime law (3816/1958) undergoes significant changes on May 1, 2023, ushering in a new era
The Latest Developments in Limitation of Liability under Greek Law: Losing the Right to Limit Liability
International legal framework for shipowner liability limitation established by 1976 Convention, aiming to harmonize rules among member states.
No Suit For You (Volume II)
How a Jones Act seafarer was barred from suing a London-based P&I insurer directly.
When Charterers are on the hook
Matthew Johnston explores three categories where charterers may face liability for a bodily injury incident and how those incidents might be handled.
Kristin Poling, Claims Executive, looks at the Eastern District of Louisiana's decision concerning an insurer's right to recoup maintenance and cure payments.
A Direct Order Can Cost in Court
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.
Dee O' Leary explains how a prompt and efficient investigation by Tom Nork, a partner at Holman, Fenwick and Willan, saved a foreign shipowner from a potential million-dollar claim
In September last year, the Club issued an alert from the Club's correspondent, Spica Services WISMA PMI in which they highlighted the increasing incidents of detention of vessels anchored in waters off Bintan Island, Indonesia
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) approved on 30 June 2022 a draft convention (the Draft Convention) on the effect of judicial sales
The Supreme Court has refused the disponent owners permission to appeal, and affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal
Transport Canada has issued Ship Safety Bulletin (SSB) No
The Club's guest authors, Jeremy M Joseph and Matthew Van Huizen of JOSEPH & PARTNERS, discuss the different limitation of liability regimes applicable to Peninsular Malaysia and to East Malaysia.
On 22 June 2022, the European Parliament adopted a revised proposal for the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).
Just two months after the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 was introduced into Congress (see our previous article here), the Federal Maritime Committee (FMC) Fact Finding Final Report #29, Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic on the U.S
Herculito Maritime Limited & others v Gunvor International BV & others (The "Polar") - Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 1828
Court of Appeal: cargo owners and shippers are liable to contribute to general average even if insured, unless bill of lading explicitly states otherwise.
In a recent decision on the CMA CGM Libra, the UK Supreme Court upheld the lower court's decision that defects in passage planning, could render a vessel unseaworthy.
STS tranfers in Brazil have never been regulated but from 1 December 2021, the National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ)'s Resolution 59 of 28 October 2021 will govern such operations