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No cross-undertakings in damages for ship arrests

Charles Buss and Nick Payne discuss the recent decision of the Admiralty Court in London, Natwest Markets Plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. S.A., in which we acted for the successful party. Has the recent decision confirmed the attractiveness of England as a jurisdiction for the arrest of ships?

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WFW advises Grindrod Shipping on dual listing

We advised Grindrod Shipping Holdings, the shipping arm of South African transportation and logistics provider Grindrod, on its spin-off from its parent and its US$320m primary listing on NASDAQ and secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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Double Recovery? Damages for Cargo Claims

The outcome of Sevylor Shipping v Altfadul Company held an owner liable to a bill of lading holders for its full damages claim. Read on to find out why this outcome could be difficult to reconcile with key principles of English law.

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