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Supplytime Form 2017- Levelling the playing field
22
Jun
2017

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

Permission to Appeal to the Supreme Court – Volcafe v CSAV [2017] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 32
1
Jun
2017

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
25
May
2017

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
16
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.

Berthing and storage – Contract formation and debt recovery
3
May
2017

With space at a premium and berths a finite resource, the importance of guarding against unprofitable berths is paramount. With this in mind, if something goes wrong it helps to have a lawfully worded contract upon which you can rely.

bimco supplytime 2017
24
Apr
2017

The BIMCO Supplytime Form 2005 is used worldwide by a range of vessels including, but not limited to tugs, support, offshore and crew transfer vessels.

Clandestines, containers and haulage operations
3
Apr
2017

The risk to hauliers and container line operators and users from illegal immigrants gaining access to trailers and cargo containers is both a physical, tangible risk as well as a financial one.

Additional War Risk premiums under the spotlight
28
Mar
2017

A recent London arbitration 11/17 has examined an Owners’ entitlement to recover additional war risk premium and whether a claim for damages could be set off against it.

Thinking of buying a yacht?
20
Mar
2017

Tim Woollard of our LA Marine team has outlined some of the matters one would do well to consider when looking to enter the yacht market.

Gencon General Strike Clause
7
Mar
2017

We look at a recent Arbitration Award where the Gencon General Strike Clause was considered.