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Legal Update: Non-Payment of Hire under a Charterparty
21 Apr 2015
The LawIn 2013, Flaux J argued in The Astra [2013] EWHC 865 (Comm), that payment of hire by Charterers was a condition of the Charterparty. Owners were therefore entitled...
Letters of Undertaking: the effect of the dispute resolution clause
18 Sep 2014
Viscous Global v Palladium Navigation (the “Quest”) [2014] EWHC 2654 (Comm)In this case, the P&I insurer provided a Letter of Undertaking (LOU) to the cargo...

Changes to British Marine Terms and Conditions for 20.02.2015
15 Dec 2014
British Marine has made 2 changes to the expiring 2014 P&I terms and conditions, which is nowreflected in the 2015 edition.36. Legal Costs not covered by Clause 24Insert...
Ebola Update: Legal Considerations For Owners and Charterers
03 Sep 2014
Recent DevelopmentsFurther to our recent advice about the Ebola Virus (“EVD”), the current situation is changing on a daily basis. Owners should keep themselves...