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Bills of lading claims, logistics and multimodal transport

The movement of goods using multimodal contracts is certainly full of complications, and difficult disputes often arise. With different conventions controlling the transportation of goods across Europe and internationally, good advice from reliable people really matters.   And that’s exactly what we offer. Our marine team advise logistics providers, liner services, freight forwarders and transport companies on all matters relating to the movement of goods across Europe and the world.

As with most business today, time is of the essence. With such short time frames regarding these claims, it’s vital that you seek advice as soon as possible. Our team are on hand to advise and guide you through such claims. We’re supporting members of BIFA and regularly hold presentations in our three offices on logistics and multimodal transport issues.

We specialise in:

  • CMR disputes
  • BIFA terms disputes
  • Bills of lading claims
  • Claims for damage and delay to goods
  • Freight forwarding disputes
  • Litigation and arbitration proceedings in relation to the terms of carriage by road and coastal waters
  • We regularly assist companies to revise their terms and conditions.
  • We assist haulage companies with appeals under the Immigration Act in relation to penalties imposed after the discovery of clandestines

We have expertise in:

  • Time bar issues
  • Limitation issues
  • Enforcement of liens
  • Security for claims

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The Baltic and International Maritime Council have issued a new Supplytime Form for use by companies charter offshore vessels and workboats.

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Permission has been given by the Supreme Court to appeal the Court of Appeal decision in Volcafe v CSAV [2017].

“Ocean Victory” – the Supreme Court Findings
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The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the case of Gard Marine and Energy Ltd v. China National Chartering Co Ltd and Another (“The Ocean Victory”) [2017] UKSC 35.

Frozen tuna – waybills issued towards the end of the carriage
May
2017

A recent High Court decision in Kyokuyo Ltd v AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line [2017] EWHC 654 (Comm) highlights the commercial risks associated with carrying frozen tuna in refrigerated containers.

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