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Recognition of salvors' rights to limit liability

February 28 2018 A limitation fund was recently constituted in the context of a salvage and towage operation. The plaintiffs opposed the fund's constitution, arguing…

Recent developments on civil liability derived from pollution claims

July 20 2016 On October 18 2000, by Resolution LEG.1(82), the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organisation adopted amendments to the limitation…

Protocol for detection of suspected COVID-19 cases in Chilean ports

December 23 2020 The Sub-secretariat of Public Health recently developed the Protocol for the Detection of Suspected Cases of COVID-19 in Ports (Phase 4). The protocol…

Maritime enquiries in case of accidents or losses

October 14 2015 The Maritime Authority is authorised to initiate a maritime enquiry into accidents and losses involving vessels or persons in Chilean territorial…

COVID-19 crisis and changes to cargo delivery procedures

April 1 2020 In the context of the current COVID-19 crisis, Customs recently issued Resolution 1179/20, which implements transitory modes for the treatment of…

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

May 5 2021 The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context…

Protocol for detection of suspected COVID-19 cases in Chilean ports

December 23 2020 The Sub-secretariat of Public Health recently developed the Protocol for the Detection of Suspected Cases of COVID-19 in Ports (Phase 4). The protocol…

Complementary resolutions to cargo delivery procedures issued

August 5 2020 Customs recently issued three complementary resolutions to its cargo delivery procedures. However, grey areas remain regarding their interpretation…

Constitutional remedy incorrect legal tool for challenging vessel arrests

April 29 2020 In an unprecedented action, the owners of a vessel attempted to undermine arrest measures by bringing a constitutional remedy before the Concepción…

COVID-19 crisis and changes to cargo delivery procedures

April 1 2020 In the context of the current COVID-19 crisis, Customs recently issued Resolution 1179/20, which implements transitory modes for the treatment of…