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Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

Companhia Siderurgica Paulista (COSIPA), BLG’s client, concluded a Gencon-form voyage charterparty with Fednav (disponent owner of the defendant vessel), for the carriage of steel coils from Brazil to the U.S.A. and Canada

Personal jurisdiction - enforcement of arbitral award - district court dismisses petition to enforce international arbitration award, finding lack of minimum contacts to support jurisdiction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

Petitioner Greatship (India) Limited ("Greatship") owned two shipping vessels which it chartered to Respondent Marine Logistics Solutions LLC ("Marsol"), an offshore logistics service provider registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Ninth Circuit: English arbitration law does not apply, and dispute not arbitrable under federal law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2011

Titan Maritime appealed a district court’s decision denying its motion to compel arbitration in an action filed by Cape Flattery Limited for gross negligence in the salvage of a vessel owned by Cape Flattery

The Supreme Court - February 21, 2012

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

The Supreme Court of the United States announced decisions in four cases this morning

District court compels arbitration of maritime contract dispute after respondent failed to appoint its arbitrator and failed to participate in the instant judicial proceeding

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The parties entered into two "charter parties," which are contracts by which ship owners lease their vessels to merchants. Each charter party

The “BULK Uruguay” - charterers fail to establish anticipatory breach of contract

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

In the recent case of the "BULK URUGUAY", the Court examined whether anticipatory breach of contract can arise purely on the basis of future

Class-action arbitration cannot be compelled absent evidence of consent

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2010

On April 27, 2010, a divided U.S. Supreme Court (5-3, with Sotomayor, J., recused) held that the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 1 et seq. ("FAA"), does not permit forcing unwilling parties to participate in a class arbitration to which they have not consented

Courts make waves for marine lawyers: Rule B and antisuit injunctions

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2009

Two recent judgments are making waves for marine lawyers

Reach out and sue someone stolen cell phones spur arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2009

Litigation was stayed pending concurrent arbitration in a dispute arising out of the theft of cell phones during international shipping

Supreme Court holds that class arbitration cannot be imposed on a party whose arbitration agreement is silent on the issue

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2010

The Supreme Court recently held that shipping companies could not be compelled to participate in class arbitration of their customers' price fixing claims when the parties had not agreed to class arbitration