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Does a shipowner have to sell its ship in order to mitigate its loss?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The greatly anticipated Supreme Court judgment on the New Flamenco is due to be heard later this year. The decision will address principles of


The importance of the arbitration notice: make sure it is sent to the right person - Sino Channel Asia Ltd v. Dana Shipping and Trading Pte Singapore and Another 2016 EWHC 1118 (Comm)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2016

A recent English High Court decision serves as a reminder of the importance of taking great care in relation to service of notice to commence


The Global Santosh: The Supreme Court provides guidance on a charterer’s responsibility for its agents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

The Supreme Court last week handed down an important decision concerning the issue of when a charterer will be held responsible for its agents under


Shelltime 4 - who bears risk of arrest?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 3 2016

In ST Shipping & Transport Pte Ltd -v- Space Shipping Ltd ("CV STEALTH"), the Commercial Court ("the Court") heard an application arising out of an


Don’t trip up - a warning for owners
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

The recently decided case of SBT STAR BULK & TANKERS (Germany) GMBH & CO KG V COSMOTRADE SA (THE “WEHR TRAVE”) 2016 EWHC 583 (Comm) in the Queen’s


Recent amendments to the Lloyd’s Standard Salvage and Arbitration (LSSA) Clauses
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2016

The Lloyd's Standard Salvage and Arbitration ("LSSA") Clauses have recently been recently amended to account for problems arising


The challenge of mitigating your losses where there is no available market - ‘The New Flamenco’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2016

Mitigation of damage where there is no available market is a difficult area of law and can be challenging. As the Court of Appeal recognised recently


Charterers held to have lost right to cancel where revised loadport orders given
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2015

The charter, on BPVOY3 form, provided that subject to the provisions of clause 24, the vessel would proceed to “12 safe port(s) Black Sea excl


What is your broker up to? Broker found to have authority to enter into a fixture and guarantee
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2015

After extensive negotiations, London brokers fixed a 10-year charterparty on behalf of their principals, the Charterers. The Charterers were named as


High Court rules on inconsistency in charterparty arbitration clauses and applicable curial law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2015

The Respondent Owners chartered their vessel to the Claimant Charterers by a fixture note, clause 23 of which stated, “ARBITRATION: ARBITRATION TO BE