Disputes can arise over whether a cargo claimant’s arbitration notice was issued validly – and how (and if) the LOU arbitration provision should be read with the bill of lading’s arbitration clause. Recent guidance stresses caution in such circumstances.
Welcome to the fourth edition of Watson Farley & Williams’ maritime disputes newsletter – a publication designed to help you get to grips with the latest developments in English maritime law.
Calculating damages for a contract breach – caution when an associated party suffers the loss13 November 2020
In this article we discuss about the recent Palmali Shipping SA v Litasco SA Judgment from the UK’s Commercial Court.
Bliss for shipowners! Damages may be claimed in addition to demurrage for voyage charterparty delay27 October 2020
This article discusses a significant recent decision by the English Commercial Court which answers a much-debated question for owners.
This webinar will look at “US Sanctions”, “Force Majeure/Frustration & Commercial/Shipping contracts” and “Ship Finance Update: changes in the market and documentation”.
Welcome to our third maritime disputes newsletter – a new publication designed to help you get to grips with the latest developments in English maritime law.
A common-sense approach: welcome guidance on 1976 Limitation Convention meaning of “operator”14 July 2020
This article discusses the Admiralty Court’s guidance on the meaning of a ship “manager” and “operator”, in the context of a claim for a limitation of liability for property damage under the 1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims.
In this article we consider the English Court of Appeal’s decision in Lakatamia Shipping Company Limited v Morimoto on applications for freezing orders and demonstrating a risk of dissipation.
In this article, we outline some of the key issues affecting a variety of shipping contracts in light of COVID-19.
Welcome to our maritime disputes newsletter – a new publication designed to help you get to grips with the latest developments in English maritime law.