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Court confirms arbitration award in chemical transport dispute finding no manifest disregard of the law
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

ICC Chemical Corporation sued Nordic Tankers Trading AS concerning a cancelled charter agreement. Per the agreement, Nordic was scheduled to have


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
  • 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


Serious irregularity in arbitration
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

In two recent cases, the Commercial Court has looked at the question of serious irregularity under s.68 of the Arbitration Act 1996. In both


Claimants in London arbitration obtained ex parte district court order pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782 compelling discovery from the U.S. affiliates of the respondent in the arbitration.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 29 2015

Owl Shipping, LLC and Oriole Shipping, LLC (“Petitioners”), the owners of the vessels MV Owl and MV Oriole, entered into time-charter agreements


Court confirms award over arguments of “manifest disregard,” “evident partiality,” and “corruption”
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

A transported liquid chemical had been found degraded after shipping from Texas to South Korea. The chemical company contended that the shipper was


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


Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • 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


Vacating an Arbitration Award: An Uphill Battle
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

In Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., No. 14-4036-CV, 2016 WL 336078 (2d Cir. Jan. 28, 2016), the Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently


Arbitrator with serious medical condition alone is not a ground for vacating an award
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

In Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., petitioner Vinmar International Limited argued, among other things, that the failure of an


Federal court avoids arbitration in shipping case
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 7 2012

Many parties insert arbitration clauses mandating arbitration in the event of a dispute in commercial agreements