Archive for the ‘London Shipping Law Centre’ Category

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick

Maritime Arbitration: Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong? Take your pick
A very lively panel; on a l to r: Dr Roman Khodykin – Berwin Leighton Paisner, Christopher Style QC – LCIA Board member, The Hon. Sir Bernard Eder (chairman), Sherina Petit – Norton Rose Fulbright and Colin Wright – St Philips Stone Russia, Singapore, Dubai, India or Hong Kong?...
March 7th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just three points and now reads 878 points “thanks” to the volatile Capers … Geopolitics are to spill over given some nations unprecedented demands and the fault rests with all six superpowers that look for their vested business interests rather than...
February 27th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Disputes, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…

“Corruption in shipping has always been there…
The panel with BIMCO’s Grant Hunter delivering his slides paper ‘Corruption in shipping has always been there, so there’s nothing we can do. I do not think that is enough any more’ Facilitation payments, made in order to “oil the wheels” to enable shipping operations to proceed on schedule...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Fraud | Read More

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged

In a digital age, Admiralty procedures should not remain unscrutinised and unchallenged
Darryl Kennard delivering his slides paper and the panel with Dr. Neil Baines, The Hon. Mr. Justice Tear, Mark Jones and Richard Sarll Admiralty procedures which did not sufficiently acknowledge the part played by digital aids in litigation came under the microscope at a London Shipping Law Centre Seminar...
December 9th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents

When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents
A panoramic view of the dinner hall LSLC Cadwallader debate : When criminalisation follows hard on the heels of marine accidents The incidence of criminalisation of shipmasters following accidents in United States waters has gathered momentum in recent years. According to maritime lawyer Michael Chalos,...
November 8th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Changes and Challenges are tough on the World’s Ship Masters

Changes and Challenges are tough on the World’s Ship Masters
l to r: Michael Chalos, Partner at K&L Gates LLP (New York); Jeff Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards at the US Coast Guard; Faz Peermohamed, Partner and Head of Global Shipping at Ince & Co; Chairman of the panel Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebony; Michael Kelleher, Director...
November 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Events, HR, London Shipping Law Centre, News, Person Profiles, Story of the Month | Read More

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?

Can the Dry Market weather the storm? Does geopolitics “help”?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points  since yesterday and the Geopolitics bubble might burst with incalculable repercussions for all, repeat for ALL stakeholders. John Faraclas midweek recap: The BDI was down 11 points earlier on today approaching the 800 points threshold...
October 26th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Just what authority and responsibility does the Master have when he is under attack?

Just what authority and responsibility does the Master have when he is under attack?
Dr Aleka Sheppard The shipping industry’s concerns about the significantly evolving changes in the shipmaster’s traditional role over the years is the basis of this year’s renowned Cadwallaader Debate. Dr Aleka Sheppard, Maritime Arbitrator, Founder and Chairman of the London Shipping Law Centre...
October 12th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Less authority but more responsibility: A Growing problem for Ship masters?

Less authority but more responsibility: A Growing problem for Ship masters?
Michael Grey The position of the Ship Master, apparently enshrined in centuries of law, custom and practice, is showing evidence of strain in the light of 21st century ship operation and management. The Master’s traditional authority is widely perceived as being diminished while responsibility is...
October 12th, 2016 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

LSLC seminar on NYPE 2015

LSLC seminar on NYPE 2015
Clarksons Platou Struan Robertson introducing the event The future of time charter fixtures came under the spotlight at a London Shipping Law centre seminar on September 21st. Key revisions to the New York Produce Exchange Form (Time Charter) generally known as NYPE 2015, were discussed by experts who...
October 4th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Reviewing contracts for supplying fuel oil and for off hire provisions

Reviewing contracts for supplying fuel oil and for off hire provisions
The panel with the Hon Sir Bernard Eder  (standing on the right) introducing the event Recent Supreme Court decisions, particularly those concerning OW Bunkers (the Res Cogitans) and the Global Santosh came under review at a London Shipping Law seminar on July 21st. The OW Bunkers case has been described...
August 8th, 2016 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Announcing the theme for the 2016 Cadwallader debate

Announcing the theme for the 2016 Cadwallader debate
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard, the LSLC’s founder and chairman   The legal position of the ship’s Master when tackling the day-to-day pressures of today’s shipping industry, will be the subject of this year’s Cadwallader Debate, organised by the London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Business...
April 21st, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

As ships get bigger, so will the scale of incidents…

As ships get bigger, so will the scale of incidents…
More than a full house; at the far end on the centre at the podium Chris Adams delivers his speech As ships get bigger, so will the scale of incidents- but Lloyd’s Open Form will still cope In recent years, the salvage industry has tackled incidents involving some of the largest merchant vessels which...
February 7th, 2016 | Claims, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The Enforcement of London Arbitration Agreements

The Enforcement of London Arbitration Agreements
The panel on a l to r: Clare Ambrose, Simon Gault, Vasanti Selvaratnam and Robert Gay This “delicate” subject was the theme of the London Shipping Law Centre’s event earlier tonight at a full house at Hill Dickinson’s auditorium. Chaired by Simon Gault, LMAA Arbitrator the panel of speakers...
November 16th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

LSLC/LMAA Special event for LISW – Managing Arbitration Effectively

LSLC/LMAA Special event for LISW – Managing Arbitration Effectively
On 8th September, as part of London International Shipping Week, the London Shipping Law Centre jointly with The London Maritime Arbitrators Association will present an Arbitration workshop – MANAGING ARBITRATION EFFECTIVELY. The panellists are leading arbitration practitioners.  There will...
August 7th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, News | Read More

The shipping markets: Down and out?

The shipping markets: Down and out?
John Faraclas Our nineteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 8th of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was up just a point since yesterday at 574...
May 8th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Gas, HR, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

HFW Briefing – Court fees: reforms update

HFW Briefing – Court fees: reforms update
Court fees: reforms update Amidst controversy, the fees for issuing English High Court proceedings are expected to increase in March 2015. The fee increases, unveiled on 16 January 2015, follow a paper...
February 19th, 2015 | Alternative Dispute Resolution, Associations, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

LSLC event – Mediation advocacy training awareness – Briefing session – 2nd March

LSLC event – Mediation advocacy training awareness – Briefing session – 2nd March
“Mediation advocacy training awareness” David Richbell, Jonathan Lux and Dr Aleka Sheppard will lead an interactive discussion on the benefits of mediation advocacy training which, nowadays, is regarded as being essential for every practitioner or claims’ handler. The session will be chaired...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Philosophy of Law

The Philosophy of Law
John A. Economides The Philosophy of Law, by John A. Economides* “By the limitation of reproductions via regulation and by the liberation of interactions via the reinforcement of individual rights, legal and judicial systems (laws and processes) provide human civilization with economic, social...
February 8th, 2015 | Comment, Communication, Company Profiles, HR, Insight, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Person Profiles | Read More

LSLC event: “The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue & Human Rights” – 10th February 2015

LSLC event: “The Seafarer: Crew Fatigue & Human Rights” – 10th February 2015
Wishing all recipients a Happy New Year. The LSLC would like to remind you of itsNEW COURSE ON EFFECTIVE MEDIATION ADVOCACY Delivered in 3 sessions of 2 hours each CPD accredited – plus Certificate of attendance This LSLC course provides specialist mediation training for those who wish to represent...
February 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

LSLC: A New Course on Effective Mediation Advocacy

LSLC: A New Course on Effective Mediation Advocacy
Wishing all recipients a Happy New Year. The LSLC would like to remind you of itsNEW COURSE ON EFFECTIVE MEDIATION ADVOCACY Delivered in 3 sessions of 2 hours each CPD accredited – plus Certificate of attendance This LSLC course provides specialist mediation training for those who wish to represent...
January 13th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Education and Training, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Electronic systems are the future but don’t overlook paper charts

Electronic systems are the future but don’t overlook paper charts
Jeremy Russell QC, Captain Yusuf Soomro, the host Nick Austin, and Captain Stephen Angove Given technical advances and the improved reliability of electronic data systems, could they provide conclusive evidence in marine investigations? This was the question posed at a London Shipping Law Centre seminar...
December 16th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LSLC best ever Cadwallader’s event!

LSLC best ever Cadwallader’s event!
Julian Bray, Clay Maitland and Dr. Christine Berg in the panel with Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard introducing the debate – photo credits: Katerina Kalogeraki The 20th Anniversary Celebration gala dinner and Cadwalleder’s debate of the London Shipping Law  Centre (LSLC) at the Savoy on the Strand...
November 26th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Classification Societies, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Dialogs and Debates, Education and Training, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Health and Safety, HR, ILO, IMO, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

“Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre

“Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre
Protagonists, Julian Bray, Han Van Blanken and John Tsatsas “Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre Michael Grey writes: How could we have got it so wrong- again? A London performance of the simulated casualty and arbitration, first seen at the BIMCO General Meeting in Dubai earlier this year...
November 7th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Fixtures, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Labour Disputes, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More