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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.

Port limits and Notice’s of Readiness
6
Mar
2017

The English Court has recently looked at the issue of what can be considered a port limit, when addressing whether a vessel could give a notice of readiness “NOR.”

implications of brexit logistics shipping
14
Feb
2017

LA Marine is hosting a joint seminar with Coleman Insurance Brokers on 22 February 2017 from 16.00 at their office in Bournemouth; “The Implications of Brexit on your Import and Export Business”.

Discharging cargo without production of Bills of Lading
6
Feb
2017

In Oldendorff GmbH & Co KG v. Sea powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises (The “Zagora”) [2016] EWHC 3212, the Commercial Court considered where liability lay arising from the discharge of cargo to a nominated agent without the production of bills of lading.

disembarkation complete
31
Jan
2017

In the case of Collins v Lawrence, His Honour Judge Simpkiss provides helpful analysis and guidance clarifying when a passenger can be deemed to have ‘disembarked’.

London Arbitration 1/17 pumping warranties
20
Jan
2017

A recent London arbitration has examined the pumping warranty in an amended London Molasses form, version 2 – for the carriage of a cargo of molasses.

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20
Dec
2016

In Transgrain Shipping (Singapore) PTE Ltd v Yangtze Navigation (Hong Kong) Ltd 2016 the English Court were asked to consider an appeal of an arbitration award which focused on one element of the Inter Club Agreement.

Carriage of goods cmr conventions
19
Dec
2016

The CMR Convention 1956 is a legal framework facilitating and governing the transport of goods by road. The Convention contains provisions regarding jurisdiction, limitation of liability and time bars for claims

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13
Dec
2016

The question of who bears the burden of proof when handling cargo claims is an important one. Francisco Gozálvez revisits this topic as The English Court of Appeal in the case of Volcafe Ltd and Others v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA [2016] EWCA Civ 1103 was asked to deal with this question on an Appeal.