This article focusses on the proposals made by the European Commission regarding the extension of the European Emissions Trading Scheme to the maritime sector.
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.
This article gives insight into post-Brexit English court jurisdiction clauses in light of the outcome of the Etihad Airways PJSC v Flöther case.
A little patience – Enforcement of foreign judgments in England and Wales under the Lugano Convention18 June 2020
This article considers the decision in Islandsbanki Hf & Ors v Stanford, and the steps which must be taken to enforce a foreign judgment in England under the Lugano Convention.
This briefing examines the decision in Shanghai Shipyard Co. Ltd. v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Limited & Ors , in which the Commercial Court considered whether an instrument issued in relation to a shipbuilding contract was a see-to-it or an on-demand guarantee.
Following a recent judgment, shipowners will have to ensure that, through its agents and servants, due diligence is exercised to produce a non-defective passage plan that clearly contains the necessary warnings.