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Court determines the meaning of “in light ballast condition” (again)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

In this case, the meaning of the term “in light ballast condition” came up for consideration by the Court for a second time. The irony being that the


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


English Court confirms that package limitation under the Hague Rules excludes a bulk cargo
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

A recent decision provides authority for the broadly accepted understanding that a “unit”, for the purposes of limitation under Article IV Rule 5 of


OW Bunker in Singapore - where are we?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

Although the Singapore courts have not, to date, been required to consider the legal issues which have recently come before the English courts in the


Collateral lies: The lie is dishonest but the claim is not
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2016

The Supreme Court rules that a collateral lie embellishing a valid claim does not amount to a fraudulent claim. Versloot Dredging BV and another


Distinguishing ‘collateral lies’ from the fraudulent claims rules in insurance contracts: the lie is dishonest but the claim is not
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2016

In Versloot Dredging BV and another v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others 2016 UKSC 45, handed down, last month, the Supreme Court


Definitely indefinite? Container Demurrage in the Court of Appeal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

In the recent case of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. V. Cottonex Anstalt 2016 EWCA Civ 789 the Court of Appeal ruled that the commercial


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


Court of Appeal rules on indefinite demurrage claims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2016

A Court of Appeal decision handed down on Wednesday of this week ruled that demurrage on detained containers, which could not be redelivered to the


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