Posts Tagged ‘Holman Fenwick Willan LLP’

Direct rights of action against P&I clubs: a growing trend?

Direct rights of action against P&I clubs: a growing trend?
Paul Dean, partner Holman Fenwick Willan It is well known that there are a number of International Conventions conferring direct rights of action against liability insurers. Notable examples would include the International Convention on civil liability for oil pollution damage and the International Convention...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, Legal, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, Pollution | Read More

HFW Briefing: Vessels now exposed to 24 month bans from Australian ports

HFW Briefing: Vessels now exposed to 24 month bans from Australian ports
Vessels now exposed to 24 month bans from Australian ports In August 2014, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for the first time exercised its powers under the Navigation Act 2012 to prohibit...
February 13th, 2015 | Alternative Dispute Resolution, Associations, Legal, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Copenship” Insolvency, February 2015

“Copenship” Insolvency, February 2015
Steven Paul 4 February 2015 saw Copenship A/S, a significant charterer of bulk vessels, and its subsidiary Copenship Bunkers A/S, file for bankruptcy in the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court. The bankruptcy of Copenship marks the latest in a series of recent high-profile shipping insolvencies,...
February 12th, 2015 | Banking, Bunkering, Chartering, Claims, Dry Bulkcarriers, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 5 Feb. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin 5 Feb. 2015
INSURANCE BULLETIN 5 February 2015 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments,...
February 5th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin – Jan. 2015

HFW Insurance Bulletin – Jan. 2015
INSURANCE BULLETIN 30 January 2015 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments,...
January 30th, 2015 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Shipping Bulletin – Jan 2015

HFW Shipping Bulletin – Jan 2015
SHIPPING BULLETIN January 2015 Welcome to the January edition of our Shipping Bulletin. In this edition we begin by reviewing the implications of an international regulation which...
January 28th, 2015 | Legal, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing: Ocean Victory Court of Appeal decision

HFW Briefing: Ocean Victory Court of Appeal decision
SHIPPING BRIEFING January 2015 Abnormal occurance clarified in the OCEAN VICTORY Court of Appeal decision The surprising and somewhat controversial finding in the first instance...
January 26th, 2015 | Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
INSURANCE BULLETIN 14 January 2015 Happy New Year, and welcome to HFW’s first Insurance Bulletin of 2015. This issue contains the usual summary of the key insurance and reinsurance...
January 14th, 2015 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing – Sulphur Emissions: A New Year’s Resolution

HFW Briefing – Sulphur Emissions: A New Year’s Resolution
SHIPPING BRIEFING January 2015 Sulphur Emissions: A New Year’s Resolution As has been widely reported, 1 January marked the commencement date of new emissions regulations...
January 6th, 2015 | Emissions, Environment, Legal, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?

HFW Briefing – Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all?
COMMERCIAL BRIEFING December 2014 Good faith, honesty, and reasonableness: goodwill to all? The duty to act in good faith and what it means to act reasonably The English courts...
December 18th, 2014 | Communication, Legal, Press and Media, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin – 10 Dec 2014

HFW Insurance Bulletin – 10 Dec 2014
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 10 December 2014 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market...
December 10th, 2014 | HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

The Holman Fenwick Willan Insurance Bulletin for 3rd December 2014

The Holman Fenwick Willan Insurance Bulletin for 3rd December 2014
      INSURANCE BULLETIN 3 December 2014 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements,...
December 3rd, 2014 | HR, Legal, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Logistics Bulletin

HFW Logistics Bulletin
LOGISTICS BULLETIN November 2014 Welcome to the November edition of our Logistics Bulletin. In this edition, we begin by reviewing the potential implications of the Insurance...
November 28th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Legal, Logistics, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 26 November 2014 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases and...
November 26th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Shipping Law Review

HFW Shipping Law Review
    SHIPPING LAW REVIEW   We are delighted to provide a link below to the electronic copy of the 1st edition of the Shipping Law Review, an important new legal...
November 24th, 2014 | HR, Legal, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
INSURANCE BULLETIN 19 November 2014     Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments, court cases...
November 19th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin – 13 Nov 2014

HFW Insurance Bulletin – 13 Nov 2014
INSURANCE BULLETIN 13 November 2014 Welcome to HFW’s Insurance Bulletin, which is a summary of the key insurance and reinsurance regulatory announcements, market developments,...
November 13th, 2014 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing: Terrorism on the high seas

HFW Briefing: Terrorism on the high seas
SHIPPING & OFFSHORE BRIEFING November 2014 Terrorism on the high seas A recent on-line Al Qaeda propaganda publication has once again highlighted the potential threat posed...
November 11th, 2014 | Communication, HR, Legal, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Australian Government to overhaul coastal cabotage regime, September 2014

Australian Government to overhaul coastal cabotage regime, September 2014
Hazel Brewer In an interview with The Australian newspaper yesterday (Wednesday 17  September 2014), Australia’s Deputy Prime  Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and  Regional Development, Mr Warren Truss,  indicated that there will be a streamlining  of the cabotage regime introduced under...
September 18th, 2014 | Flags, Legal, Politics and Government | Read More

Limitation fund by guarantee: ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE

Limitation fund by guarantee: ATLANTIK CONFIDENCE
Michael Ritter On 6 March 2014, the English Court of Appeal (Civil Division) handed down their judgment of Kairos Shipping Limited v. Enka & Co. LLC (and Others)1. Lady Justice Gloster, giving the leading judgment, ruled that as a matter of English law, pursuant to the Convention on Limitation...
July 16th, 2014 | Banking, Legal, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention comes into force

Maritime Labour Convention comes into force
Paul Dean Maritime Labour Convention comes into force- by Paul Dean, partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) comes into force next week on 20 August 2013. The UK has become the 41st International Labour Organisation (ILO) Member State to ratify the MLC, having done...
August 15th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pensions | Read More