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Commodities contracts and the impact of the OW Bunkers case
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2016

As we reported in an earlier Client Alert, the UK Supreme Court recently handed down its highly anticipated judgment in the Res Cogitans case. The


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


Res Cogitans - A Class of Its Own - Bunker Supply Contracts, Retention of Title Clauses, The Sale Of Goods Act 1979 and One Highly Publicised Insolvency Combine to Give Vessel Owners a Global Headache
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

The Supreme Court’s ruling in this already notorious case may have a significant impact on the bunker supply industry and be somewhat unsettling for


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


Shipbuilding Contracts - Limitation Periods and Sale of Goods Act
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

In Neon Shipping Inc. v. Foreign Economic 7 Technical Corporation Co. of China and another 2016 EWHC 399 (Comm) the Commercial Court dealt with 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


Mitigation and the assessment of damages on early redelivery - “The New Flamenco”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2016

Assessing the level of damages recoverable following the early redelivery of a vessel under a time charter can be a complex area of law to navigate


Congenbill ‘Paramount Clause’ - Hague or Hague Visby Rules?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

In Yemgas FZCO & Ors v Superior Pescadores SA 2016 EWCA Civ 101, the Court of Appeal considered whether the standard 'Paramount Clause' wording in


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