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16
Oct
2017

A London arbitration tribunal recently considered issues surrounding the failure of the charterers to provide cargo to a vessel.

LONDON ARBITRATION 22/17 – Demurrage and Time Bar
7
Sep
2017

LONDON ARBITRATION 22/17 – Demurrage and Time Bar: The charterparty was an amended Asbatankvoy form and the vessel was chartered to carry a cargo of gasoil from Iran to Fujairah (UAE).

Cargo Claims and the Application of the NYPE Inter-Club Agreement
4
Aug
2017

In a recent London arbitration the tribunal had the opportunity to review the apportionment between owners and charterers for damages caused by sweaty cargo.

Discharging Cargo against Electronic PIN Codes
4
Jul
2017

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has considered discharge of cargo against PIN Codes and whether the provision of PIN Codes amounted to “delivery” of cargo, or a “Delivery Order”.

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.