In this article we summarise the CII framework, explain where this fits in the wider IMO decarbonisation agenda and ask whether CII can really work and survive in its current form.
In our breakfast talk, speakers from different areas of the shipping industry will provide you with their view on the upcoming changes and invite you to discuss on how to best prepare your business.
A Smart judgment for owners: An owner can demand payment of freight under a Bill of Lading even if head charterers have paid hire in full8 July 2021
In a recent judgment of the English Commercial Court, The M/V Smart , which will be welcomed by owners, Mr Justice Butcher held that a shipowner could demand direct payment of freight under a bill of lading even though the bill of lading stated that the freight was payable “as per charterparty” and the vessel’s time charterer was not in default.
This article examines a recent UK Admiralty Court decision, in which we acted for the successful shipowner, on ship arrests for claims against bareboat charterers.