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Extension of Time for Compliance With IMO Ballast Water Management Convention

USA - July 17 2017 The Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided to extend the time for compliance with…

Alice Leonard de Juvigny, Brian D. Starer, Emily Huggins Jones.

Transportation of hazardous materials: exporters’ liability

European Union, USA - March 10 2014 Incidents involving chemicals and hazardous substances in transit may bring significant liabilities for cargo owners, manufacturers, shippers and…

John J. Reilly.

Tracking chemical hazards on the high seas

USA - August 2 2012 On July 14, 2012 the container ship MSC Flaminia suffered an explosion while in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Carolyn J. Buller, John J. Reilly.

Cutting a submarine cable can cost you, your vessel and your insurance protection

Canada - January 27 2012 The decision of the Canadian court in Société Telus Communications v. Peracomo Inc. breaks new ground in cases involving faults to submarine cables and in the general international maritime law.

Brian D. Starer, Dharmendra K. Nair, Graham D. Harris, Linos D. Choo, Peter Crossley.

Legal lessons learned the last time the Suez Canal closed

Egypt - February 18 2011 Recent political developments in Egypt could affect the Suez Canal and have far-reaching implications for the global shipping industry.

Alan Heblack, Brian D. Starer, John J. Reilly, Juan A. Anduiza, Michael P. Hartman.