Offshore Contracts – ‘Knock-for-knock’ framework and insurance implications in its absence

June 29, 2015

 Download article in PDF format Background and purpose of ‘knock for knock’ A ‘knock for knock’ clause is the well-established core of the offshore contracts…

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The Validity of Charterparty Terms Against A Turkish B/L Holder

May 1, 2015

It is a well established fact that if the bill of lading is making a reference to a charterparty with the condition that the reference…

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Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

April 28, 2015

 Download article in PDF format The Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (the Convention) entered into force on 14 April 2015. The Convention has created…

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The Astipalaia – Loss of Profit Calculation

September 5, 2014

 Download article in PDF format In the recent case of Astipalaia v Owners and/or Demise Charterers of the Hanjin Shenzhen [2014] EWHC 210 (Admlty), the…

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The Astra – Loss of Earnings

September 25, 2013

Download article in PDF format The English High Court has in the recent case of Kuwait Rocks Co v AMN Bulkcarriers Inc (The Astra) [2013]…

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The Bulk Chile – Lien on Sub Freight

November 25, 2012

Download article in PDF format A ‘multi lien’ clause such as clause 18 of the NYPE form allows Owners faced with an insolvent Charterer to…

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The Aquafaith – Early Redelivery

September 1, 2012

Download article in PDF format Where Charterers have repudiated the charterparty by redelivering the chartered vessel early, Owners will have the option to either accept…

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Charterparty Termination – Timing Is Of The Essence

July 1, 2012

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Charterparty Disputes – Speed and Performance

April 1, 2012

Download article in PDF format Owners are frequently faced with claims of underperformance and over consumption. The recent English court case below discusses the problems…

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