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Court considers nature of the breach and consequent measure of damages in “early redelivery” case

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2015

The vessel was chartered on an amended NYPE form for a minimum of four months and a maximum of five months, plus 15 days in Charterers’ option. Hire

“Brillante Virtuoso” held to have been a constructive total loss

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

The High Court recently held that the "Brillante Virtuoso" (the "Vessel") was a constructive total loss ("CTL") following an attack by pirates in

Brillante Virtuoso

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 20 2015

On 5-6 July 2011, the vessel “BRILLANTE VIRTUOSO” was taken by pirates off the coast of Aden, Yemen. The pirates ordered the vessel to proceed to

All you ever wanted to know about pothole claims

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

Potholes form when the surface of a highway erodes and a hollow develops in the shape of a small pot or pan. They can be caused by hot weather or

Tribunal considers laytime and demurrage issues concerning part cargoes

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2015

A vessel was chartered on an amended Gencon 94 form, for a part cargo of petcoke. A completion cargo of wheat was also arranged. The petcoke cargo was

Volvo unveils prototype “smart-helmet” to improve cyclist safety

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2015

Volvo has unveiled its latest prototype helmet designed to spot and warn both cyclists and drivers about an imminent accident at the Consumer

General Average dealing with the costs of a hijacking

  • Ince & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

The recent judgment in the Longchamp has overturned accepted industry thinking in how bunkers and crew wages are dealt with in a hijacking. Not only

English Court construes arbitration agreement reconciling two conflicting arbitration clauses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2014

In the recent decision Transgrain Shipping BV v Deiulemar Shipping SpA (in liq) & Eleni Shipping Ltd 2014 EWHC 4202 (Comm), the English Commercial

Cocaine haul leads to limitations on War Risk exclusion

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2014

It is a sad fact that drug traffickers like to use ocean-going vessels to help them move their product. If your vessel is the unwitting victim of

Right to enforce an “in rem” claim is not lost where the claim is issued after the court has ordered the sale of the vessel

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 22 2014

Cargo Interests began proceedings in the U.S. against the Defendant former owner of the MV SANKO MINERAL for breach of a contract of carriage. The