Archive for the ‘London Shipping Law Centre’ Category

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

YMP – Stone Chambers Quiz night

YMP – Stone Chambers Quiz night
Half way through… Earlier on this evening at the heart of the Square Mile, in one of the City’s most known shipping streets, The Minories, the YMP invited members to take part in the LSLC-YMP/Stone Chambers’ Annual Quiz night at the Abbey Bar’s basement. A full international house –...
September 24th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Events, Food and Drink, HR, London Shipping Law Centre, People and Places | Read More

When cargo shifts at sea, responsibility should not

When cargo shifts at sea, responsibility should not
Containers can be seen pushing up the hatch covers in the bow section – photo credit LOC Clearly, the proper, adequate and satisfactory stowage and securing of cargo is of the utmost importance for the safety of crew, ship and cargo itself. If not properly carried out, cargo might shift with consequences...
May 12th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

LSLC’s 20th Anniversary – Cadwallader Debate & Dinner‏

LSLC’s  20th Anniversary – Cadwallader Debate & Dinner‏
LSLC’s 20th Anniversary – Cadwallader Debate and Dinner Join the Centre and its members at the renowned Savoy Hotel, London, to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Date: Tuesday 25th November 2014 from 5.45pm Champagne Reception, illustrious Debate and a three-course meal.   Debate: “Regulatory...
April 1st, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Regulatory | Read More

Absolute Power for British and Greek Shipping

Absolute Power for British and Greek Shipping
John Faraclas Here is the Allaboutshipping.co.uk’s twelfth overview and recapitulation of the Shipping Markets, Events and the World’s various “situations”  for 2014 with John Faraclas: With the BDI down 39 points since yesterday (27 March 2014)  at 1, 375 and a weekly drop of 226 points since...
March 28th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, HR, IMIF, London Shipping Law Centre, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

Expanding trade and smaller navies are good news for pirates

Expanding trade and smaller navies are good news for pirates
Standing, The Hon. Mr. Justice Eder summing up and on an l to r panellists Richard Siberry QC, William Howard and Peter Cook The London Shipping Law Centre’s third major seminar of the year, ‘Piracy legal, commercial and political developments’, was a resounding success, on 26 March, and was attended...
March 28th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, London Shipping Law Centre, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

LSLC celebrates 20 years with a move to the capital’s legal heart and a vigorous 2014 programme

LSLC celebrates 20 years with a move to the capital’s legal heart and a vigorous 2014 programme
News brief The London Shipping Law Centre (Maritime Business Forum) is marking its twentieth anniversary with a move to the capital’s judicial hub, boosting its plans for 2014. Since the start of the year, it has been provided with office premises by Quadrant Chambers (one of its corporate members)...
January 22nd, 2014 | Books, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More

New Trends in Piercing the Corporate Veil…

New Trends in Piercing the Corporate Veil…
New Trends in Piercing the Corporate Veil… – (The conservative versus the liberal approaches) Salomon v A Salomon established a century-old principle of the separate juristic personality of a corporation (the corporate veil). It provides a method of limitation of liability, protects shareholders’...
December 13th, 2013 | Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Maritime Fraud | Read More

How to assess time charter damages

The complexities of assessing the value to be placed on a disrupted time charter, calculating appropriate damages, and understanding legal developments were discussed at a seminar on Tuesday, November 12th. Organised by the London Shipping Law centre Maritime Business Forum, it took place at Moore Stephens’...
November 14th, 2013 | Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre | Read More