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Project MARTHA, crew fatigue and the implications for a vessel’s “seaworthiness”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

In January of this year the findings of “Project MARTHA”, a three year study into the causes and effects of crew fatigue, were released - along with


Piracy - additional premium and crew costs
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

In London Arbitration 1117 it was held in respect of a charter on an amended NYPE 93 form, incorporating the BIMCO Piracy clause and the Conwartime


The New LMAA Terms 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) has published a set of new terms, the LMAA Terms 2017, which are due to come into effect for


New LMAA Terms coming into effect 1 May 2017
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

The LMAA has published new Terms and Procedures which will apply to arbitration proceedings commenced on or after 1 May 2017. Key differences between


Within Port Limits
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

In this case the Commercial Court considered the meaning of “within port limits” in the context of a charterparty on an amended Gencon 94 form which


Culpability and Clause 8(d) of the Inter-Club Agreement - The Yangtze Xing Hua
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

This was an appeal from an LMAA arbitration award


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