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The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC
Sally-Ann Underhill The Court of Appeal’s decision in Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, “ARCTIC Ship Law Log Comment and analysis by Reed Smith lawyers on the latest developments in the shipping industry MV “ARCTIC” – Obligation to “keep vessel in class” is an innominate...
July 19th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building

Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building
Lloyd’s of London Ince expands presence in historic Lloyd’s building 19th July 2019 – Ince has today announced that it is moving its insurance practice from Aldgate Tower to the Lloyd’s building in the heart of the London insurance market. The well-established insurance team consisting...
July 19th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: July 2019 Edition 1  In this issue: In this issue: Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments 1. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Woodward v Phoenix: all’s fair in love and war? The Court of Appeal...
July 10th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Clyde & Co MGA Survey Report 2019

Clyde & Co MGA Survey Report 2019
.. Clyde & Co MGA Survey Report 2019 MGA Report 2019 We are pleased to release our survey of MGA and insurance carrier opinion on the state of the MGA sector, entitled “Which way now? Is the UK MGA market at a crossroads?”. Our research included a survey of over 100 UK-based insurers...
July 1st, 2019 | Legal, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market developments 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA Penalty for Outsourcing Failures The PRA has imposed a penalty of over £1...
June 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss

Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss
Supreme Court clarifies types of expense to be taken into account in calculating a constructive total loss Sveriges Angfartygs Assurans Forening (The Swedish Club) and others (Appellants) v Connect Shipping Inc and another (Respondents) (the MV RENOS) [12.06.19] The Supreme Court has today held that...
June 12th, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News

American Club circular no. 17/19 – Management News
Dan Tadros AMERICAN P&I CLUB MANAGERS APPOINT PROMINENT MARITIME LAWYER FROM PRIVATE PRACTICE AS NEW CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER IN NEW YORK. Dan Tadros, admiralty partner and practice area coordinator at Chaffe McCall, LLP of New Orleans, to join Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc. on July 1, 2019. NEW YORK,...
June 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince

Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince
Ince Gordon Dadds builds on pre-merger legacy to rebrand firm to Ince London, 31 May 2019: Ince Gordon Dadds, part of Gordon Dadds Group plc, has today announced that following a strategic review, it has changed the brand name of its legal businesses to ‘Ince’. From 31st May 2019: Ince: Most...
May 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Innovation in financial services – FCA sets out progress and next steps The FCA’s Executive Director...
May 30th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One Year On

The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One Year On
Paul Dean The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One year on It has been a year since the publication of our Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers briefing, and the global maritime industry continues to face numerous challenges. Against a backdrop of significant change, the continuing pre-eminence...
May 28th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

A Update On The New Disclosure Pilot Scheme (Practice Direction 51U)

A Update On The New Disclosure Pilot Scheme (Practice Direction 51U)
Hatty Sumtion A Update On The New Disclosure Pilot Scheme (Practice Direction 51U) On 1 January 2019, a new two-year disclosure pilot scheme started in the Business and Property Courts across England and Wales. The scheme is ambitious, aiming to address the costs and challenges of the existing disclosure...
May 22nd, 2019 | Legal | Read More

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract
Paul Dean HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft an industry standard offshore decommissioning contact. The contract – DISMANTLECON – has been approved by BIMCO’s Documentary...
May 20th, 2019 | BIMCO, Energy, Legal, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece

Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece
Paul Herring Over 600 shipping professionals attend 26th Anniversary Party for Ince & Co Greece Athens, 16 May 2019: On the 9th May, Ince & Co Greece celebrated its 26th year in Piraeus at the forefront of the shipping and maritime sector with a party at the historic Four Seasons Astir Palace...
May 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal | Read More

A Sticky Situation: The Sugar Charter Party 1999, “Government Interference” and the Perils of Force Majeure

A Sticky Situation: The Sugar Charter Party 1999, “Government Interference” and the Perils of Force Majeure
A Sticky Situation: The Sugar Charter Party 1999, “Government Interference” and the Perils of Force Majeure The Commercial Court recently handed down a significant judgment on the interpretation of Clause 28 of the Sugar Charter Party 1999 and the effect of “government interference”...
May 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Legal | Read More

HFW Litigation: Are we seeing the end of the ‘Arkin Cap’ limiting a funder’s liability for adverse costs?

HFW Litigation: Are we seeing the end of the ‘Arkin Cap’ limiting a funder’s liability for adverse costs?
Nicola Gare HFW Litigation: Are we seeing the end of the ‘Arkin Cap’ limiting a funder’s liability for adverse costs? In a judgment that will be welcomed by many, the English Chancery Court has departed from what has, since 2005, been the established, but often criticised principle...
May 10th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate

Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate
Margareth Mosquera Arias B. & Associates is pleased to announce that Margareth J. Mosquera T. has joined the firm as Senior Associate We are pleased to announce to our esteemed clients and friends the addition of Ms. Margareth Mosquera as the new Head of our Maritime Litigation Department. Our aim...
May 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Shipping Litigation and Arbitration expert John Simpson joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Shipping Litigation and Arbitration expert John Simpson joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance
John Simpson Shipping Litigation and Arbitration expert John Simpson joins Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance  Law firm Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has strengthened its marine and international trade practice with the appointment of John Simpson as partner. Simpson joins the firm from...
May 2nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue

HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue
HRAS: Case filed against Greece in Strasbourg Court over Criminalising Search and Rescue April 23rd  2019 London.UK. Not-for-profit organisation Team Humanity’s founder Salam Aldeen through the representation of the Global Legal Action Network, have decided to take the Greek government to the Strasbourg...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Disputes, HR, Legal | Read More

HFW promotes record number of new Shipping Partners, elects New Global Practice Head

HFW promotes record number of new Shipping Partners, elects New Global Practice Head
HFW Promotes Record Number Of New Shipping Partners, Elects New Global Practice Head Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has elected partner Paul Dean as the new head of its global shipping practice and a member of the firm’s global Management Board. HFW has also promoted four new shipping partners...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market Developments. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – no deal, no risk? No chance! The FCA has published a speech given by Nausicaa Delfas,...
April 4th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices

The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices
The United States issues updated guidance regarding North Korea’s illicit shipping practices At a Glance… On Thursday March 21 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the advisory document it published on February 23 regarding North Korea’s...
March 28th, 2019 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation EU: No-deal Brexit – Temporary Permissions...
March 27th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Company Profiles, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

“CMA CGM LIBRA” General Average Defence – Alternative link

“CMA CGM LIBRA” General Average Defence – Alternative link
Inadequate passage planning renders vessel unseaworthy  We have been alerted that some readers are having difficulty accessing the link in our original mailing. We apologise for the inconvenience and now share with you an alternative link below. In a recent case before the English Admiralty Court, Clyde...
March 8th, 2019 | Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide

The Shipowners’ Club produces Latin America Jurisdiction Guide
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has released a new Latin America (LATAM) Jurisdiction Guide which provides an overview of common issues arising from the laws and regulations which govern shipping operations in this region. The...
February 19th, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More