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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea - New Legislation in Nigeria

Guinea, Nigeria - May 23 2022 The scourge of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) and along the West African coastline is well known. Until last week, pirates who kidnapped vessels…

Tunde Adesokan, Michael Ritter

Shipowner's right to a general average ransom recovery confirmed by the court of appeal

United Kingdom - December 2 2021 Herculito Maritime Ltd and Others v Gunvor International BV and Others (The Polar) [2021] EWCA Civ 1828 Court of Appeal reviews the principles to…

Jenny Salmon

Court grants owners’ s.69 appeal on point of law with implications relating to war risks and general average

United Kingdom - February 17 2021 In this recent arbitration appeal with implications for owners, Charterers and bill of lading holders, the High Court considered whether owners were…

Jenny Salmon

Nigeria bans 113 tankers

Nigeria - July 23 2015 On 15 July 2015, Nigeria's state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) issued a list of 113 tankers prohibited, with immediate…

Tunde Adesokan

UK Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: ransom payments - part two

United Kingdom - November 27 2014 Further to our Briefing on Monday 24 November 2014, the draft UK Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill has now been published.Below, we assess the…

James Gosling, Daniel Martin, Michael Ritter