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Superyacht insurance - the perils of over-valuation
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2016

Following the total loss by fire of the Riva motoryacht “GALATEA” whilst moored in Athens in late 2011, the English High Court recently held that


Iron Ore Impasse - A failed claim for conversion Sang Stone Hamoon Jonoub Co Ltd -v- Baoyue Shipping Co Ltd 2015 EWCH 288
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2016

In the recent case of the "Bao Yue", the English High Court found that the bill of lading holder was liable to reimburse the shipowner for 3 and a


yacht focus - winter 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, United Kingdom
  • December 30 2015

The insurers had agreed to insure the yacht against all risks for an ‘agreed value’ of 13 million. The owner had purchased the yacht for 13 million


Supreme Court overturns decision on CMR Article 31
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2015

Their Lordships have taken a strict approach to the interpretation of the CMR Convention and overturned the Court of Appeal's decision on


Responsibility for loading and discharge under a charterparty bill of lading
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

Société de Distribution de Toutes Merchandises en Côte d'Ivoire & Ors -v- Continental Lines NV & Anr (The 'Sea Miror') 2015 In


Failure to present bill of lading - the carrier’s right to discharge
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

A cargo of iron ore was shipped from Iran to China under a bill of lading which was issued ‘to order’, with no named consignee or notify party. An


Migrant crisis and its effffect on importers
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

With daily news coverage on the European migrant crisis and its humanitarian and economic impact, the issue of illegal immigration and clandestine


Marine insurance law reform: England: 1, Australia: 0
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • October 26 2015

The Insurance Act 2015 (UK Act) was passed on 12 February 2015. The vast majority of the UK Act's provisions enter into force on 12 August 2016. The


The risks of over insurance...
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2015

Following the constructive total loss by fire in an Athens marina of the yacht the MY GALATEA (the yacht), it was held that insurers validly avoided


Scope of compulsory motor insurance: a loaded gun
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2015

The insurance obligation in respect of motor vehicles appears to be under threat. We consider the implications of the European Court of Justice (ECJ