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Court of Appeal finds sub-charterers and receivers to be charterers’ “agents” for purposes of proviso to off-hire clause

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2014

In NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA (The Global Santosh) 2014 EWCA Civ 403 the Court of Appeal considered the true

Court of Appeal reverses High Court decision on constitution of limitation funds by P&I Club LOUs

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2014

In Cosmotrade SA v Kairos Shipping Ltd ("The Atlantik Confidence") 2014 EWCA Civ 217, the Court of Appeal reversed the High Court's first instance

Tribunal comments on validity of NOR and whether laytime stopped running during suspension of loading

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2014

The subject vessel tendered NOR around 75 miles from the loadport of Matadi. At the time she was stated to be "in Matadi Roads", but was in fact at

Tribunal rules on breach of consumption warranty in NYPE trip time charter

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 14 2014

The subject vessel, a new build which had just entered service, was chartered on an amended NYPE form for one time charter trip. Clause 29 of the

Tribunals have no jurisdiction to hear Owners’ claims for “procuring or inducing” breach of arbitration agreement incorporated into bills of lading

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 14 2014

Owners chartered their vessel by way of a charter containing a London Arbitration clause, for a carriage from Turkey to Liberia. The vessel was

Common time limits for trade and shipping claims - a print-out guide

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2014

A "limitation period" is the period of time within which court or arbitration proceedings must be commenced. Every legal claim will be subject to a

"European" employment law applies in Europe only

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 17 2014

The application of UK employment law to employees working outside the UK is a big issue for multi-national companies and employers in the shipping

Court refuses an application by a party to an ongoing arbitration to prevent its opponents from terminating charters

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2014

The Applicants and Respondents in Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd v European Container KS 2013 EWHC 3581 (Comm) were parties to an arbitration

Claimant entitled to judgment in default where the Defendant failed to provide a standby letter of credit as agreed

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2014

The parties to Cooper Mechanical Oilfield Serivces Pte Ltd v Pauwels (Unreported) had entered into an agreement regarding the purchase and conversion

Court rules on issues of contract interpretation and measures of damages in contract for the sale of fuel oil

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 8 2014

The Claimant buyer claimed against the Defendant seller for alleged late delivery of a cargo of fuel oil. The contract stated that the cargo was to