The Sea Cargo Charter is a framework established by a group of bulk cargo owners to improve, among other things, shipping’s carbon footprint.
Pressure is mounting on ways for the shipping industry to tackle the decarbonisation challenge, but will the maritime sector keep pace with other industries in terms of decarbonisation?
The acquisition was structured by way of a reverse triangular merger with the financing for the acquisition provided by alternative investment firm, EnTrust Global and will be the first such merger to be effected under the Companies Law of the DIFC.
Watson Farley & Williams have acted as maritime counsel to leading Russian shipowner Sovcomflot on their US$550m Initial Public Offering.
In view of current extraordinary circumstances, we will be hosting our annual Owners’ Day in a series of three webinars. The format of a webinar will allow our clients across the globe to participate in this event.
This briefing examines recent IMO guidance relating to delays of ship deliveries due to COVID-19.
Our Partner Toby Royal was recently interviewed in an article by Seatrade on the topic of the Poseidon Principles. Toby was a member of the team which provided legal oversight and drafting input for the Principles.
How can we ensure the future success of both the maritime industry and the environment? We will be exploring this question at London International Shipping Week, the UK’s leading annual industry gathering.
Our breakfast briefing will explore the key issues stakeholders need to be aware of when navigating the law and evolving practice relating to environmental compliance.
They establish a framework for assessing whether ship finance portfolios align with the IMO’s goal of reducing shipping’s total annual greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050.