In this article, London Partners Toby Royal and Mike Phillips and Paralegal James Fitzjohn assess the rules and what they mean for the maritime insurance industry.
The Clydebank Declaration: Green corridors kickstarting the adoption of long-term solutions28 March 2022
This article discusses the objectives of the Clydebank Declaration and highlights the potentially transformative impact of the green corridors on the maritime sector.
In the final part of a two-part series of articles, we examine the international legal and regulatory framework and the significant ESG risks that deep-sea mining has the potential to create.
In part one of a two-part series of articles, we examine why we may need to look at deep-sea mining and what is required to make it happen in practical terms.
We are pleased to announce that Sovcomflot’s US$550m Initial Public Offering on which we acted as maritime counsel won the ‘Deal of the Year’ Editorial Choice Award at the 2021 Seatrade Maritime Awards.
UOG’s acquisition of United Arab Chemical Carriers Limited, on which WFW advised, has the award for Middle East ‘M&A Deal of the Year 2021’.
This article focusses on the proposals made by the European Commission regarding the extension of the European Emissions Trading Scheme to the maritime sector.
The development and use of energy saving technology (EST) in ships is likely to play a significant part in the transition towards sustainability. However, the installation and financing of EST on ships may present several challenges, particularly with existing ship financiers.
As the reduction in carbon emissions becomes an increasing international priority, managing emissions in the maritime sector is particularly under the spotlight. This article explains how the EU emissions trading scheme is expected to apply to the shipping industry, the current status of the UK emissions trading scheme and the legal and commercial issues that may arise.
In the first in our series on the EU Taxonomy Regulation for Sustainable Investments, this article sets out the key concepts introduced by the Taxonomy Regulation and explains what this means for market participants in the transport sector.