The changing face of maritime law and risk - cyber, e-commerce, automation of vessels: shipping laws and regulations 2020
As the pace of global digitalisation steadily accelerates across many industry sectors, the international maritime industry has similarly continued to adopt technologies aimed at making its processes more efficient and reducing costs. This chapter highlights some key developments in maritime technology, the benefits they bring and the potential risks they present. It considers certain legal, regulatory and practical issues that arise and discusses some of the solutions being implemented across the international maritime sector.
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洞察力 / Court of Appeal confirms one-year time bar applies to mis-delivery after discharge
31-05-2023 / 航运
The Court of Appeal has held that the Hague-Visby Rules one-year time bar applied to the Claimant bank’s claim under the bills of lading for mis-delivery after discharge. As a result, the claim was out of time. Read our article, by William Chetwood, Reema Shour and Sharon Msiza, for a discussion of the decision.
洞察力 / How to approach remoteness of damage in multi-contract commodities dispute
24-05-2023 / 航运
In this commodities dispute, the Court has found that the arbitral appeal tribunal had misdirected itself on whether the claimant’s losses were too remote to be recoverable. In their article, Joanna Steele and Reema Shour discuss why the Court came to this conclusion.
洞察力 / Supreme Court dismisses attempt to treat one-off oil spill as a continuing nuisance
15-05-2023 / 航运
The Supreme Court has dismissed an argument that an oil spill emanating from the sea constituted a continuing nuisance and provided the claimants with a continuing cause of action for so long as the oil remained on their land. The oil spill was a one-off event and the cause of action accrued and was complete once the claimants’ land had been affected by the oil. Read our article, by Chris Kidd, Sophie Forsyth and Reema Shour.
洞察力 / Bill of lading in hands of charterer when it ceases to be charterer: document of title or mere receipt?
10-05-2023 / 航运
The Court of Appeal has considered the status of a bill of lading in the hands of charterer after it ceases to be a charterer. Is it a document of title or a mere receipt? Our article, by Jamila Khan, Iain Preston and Reema Shour, analyses the decision.
新闻 / KSA Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
04-05-2023 / 商品与贸易, 能源及基础设施, 酒店和休闲娱乐业, 航运, 科技、媒体与电信
KSA has been actively pursuing economic diversitication for investors to do business in the Kingdom. The first Special Economic Zone has now been established, with special commercial regulations.
新闻 / Court finds there was no binding arbitration agreement between parties
27-04-2023 / 航运
Court finds there was no binding arbitration agreement between parties. Emirates Shipping Line DMCEST v. Gold Star Line Ltd  EWHC 880 (Comm) The underlying contract in this dispute was a 2018 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) governing the operation of a container shipping line. The 2018 MOU contained an LMAA arbitration clause.