Hill Dickinson: Shipping case digest – March 2018

Communication, Legal — By on March 29, 2018 at 12:38 PM

Shipping case digest

Welcome to this month’s edition of our shipping case digest, providing you with concise and useful summaries of recent legal decisions in the shipping market.   

The “RENOS”: Court of Appeal clarifies costs to be included in calculations for CTL

The owners of the “MV RENOS” (represented by our Piraeus office) have won an important judgment in the Court of Appeal clarifying the law on constructive total loss and what should be included in owners’ calculations when considering whether to tender a Notice of Abandonment… read more

The “AQASIA”: Construction of ‘unit’ for bulk cargoes under Hague Rules

The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s 2016 findings on the meaning of ‘unit’ in Article IV rule 5 of the Hague Rules, and whether it applies to limit liability for bulk cargoes, resolving a long-standing debate… read more

The “CV STEALTH”: meaning of stakeholder claim under CPR part 86

In this High Court case, Mr Justice Teare had to consider stakeholder relief under CPR part 86, the effect of rule B proceedings in the US and third party debt orders where there were conflicting claims… read more

A -v- B: An A to Z guide for claimants under the LCIA Rules

In this case, the Commercial Court reviewed the requirements for a valid commencement of LCIA arbitration and examined when a challenge to jurisdiction must be made under the LCIA Rules… read more

See also

The IMO fuel consumption data collection system (IMO DCS)

In the first article in our series on environmental shipping law we considered the EU MRV regulation in respect of CO2  emissions. With this article, we take a look at the IMO’s own parallel emissions monitoring regime, known as the IMO Fuel Consumption Data Collection System or ‘DCS’…read more

 

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Lewis Moore
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Toby Miller
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Chris Primikiris
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Beatrice Cameli
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