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Always beware the nature of the claim

Demurrage time-bar clauses are common, their rationale is well understood and they are regularly invoked, but it is not often that the identity of the claim is the key to the contest.
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Another Association revises its Arbitration Rules

Last year the LMAA gave its rules a workover, with new terms applying to all such arbitrations started on or after 1 May 2017. The main changes were as regards sole arbitrators...
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Does “always accessible” include leaving?

A recent UK decision on a voyage fixture has caused surprise and concern, and after examining it this article considers the US view.
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A key limitation?

This article outlines a recent UK decision on “package or unit” and then briefly compares the US position, with interesting differences highlighted.
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A picture of Brexit

London International Shipping Week 2017 - a recap of Standard Club’s seminar on Brexit, along with a few thoughts of our own.
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Technology in shipping

LISW 2017 continues: the UK P&I Club has brought gamification to seafarer training - Risk Ahoy! Check out their new app.
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Costs, gender and anti-suits in London arbitration

A summary of the LSLC presentations by Christopher Moss (LMAA arbitrator) - LMAA rule changes; Juliet Blanch (arbitrator) - gender diversity; Clare Ambrose of...
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Technical aspects of MV Sewol lift

A short summary of TMC Marine's presentation by Steve Tierney on the MV Sewol wreck removal handled by TMC and Shanghai Salvage.
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Cargo claims

A summary of the LISW2017 presentations by Quadrant Chambers on cargo claims - John Russell QC, Robert Thomas QC, Nichola Warrender and chaired by Simon Rainey QC.
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Time charter damages – English law

An analysis of the recent English Supreme Court decision, The New Flamenco - what happens when charterers repudiate a long-term time charter and owners sell the vessel?
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