Marine Insurance Legal
Covering the latest law firm activity in the marine insurance sector.
- Ninth Circuit decision highlights value of medical evidence April 3, 2020Ms Jamie Madriaga of Cox Wootton Lener Griffin & Hansen LLP have discussed the opinion of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal in the US in an article published by Standard Club ….
- A safe berth is just that, US court rules April 2, 2020On March 29th the US Supreme Court rules that the traditional language in which the charterer promises to send the ship to a safe berth, which shall be procured by the charter ….
- Quadrant Chambers offers checklist for keeping arbitration proceedings “on the road” April 1, 2020Simon Rainey QC and Gaurav Sharma of Quadrant Chambers have proposed 10 easy rules for keeping the current international arbitration diary "on the road as much as possible" ….
- What’s in a guarantee? Parent company found liable to pay April 1, 2020Jasmin Sandhu, Syndicate Executive Claims, Steamship Eastern Syndicate has written on the case of The Rubicon Vantage  EWHC 2012 (Comm), in which the Commercial Court considered the on ….
- Marine sector access to UK court and arbitration during lockdown March 31, 2020UK Courts and Tribunals are currently facing challenges in continuing to provide services to Court users, reports legal firm Clyde and Co. It said that the legal issues it was currently …..
- UK suspends IMO 2020 fuel checks March 30, 2020The UK has suspended checks on ships for their compliance with the recently introduced low sulphur fuel regulations. The move was part of wider measures that cut back on inspections to …..
- Judge will not halt dismantling of Golden Ray during court case March 30, 2020U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood ruled on March 24th that she would not halt the removal of capsized car carrier Golden Ray (IMO 9775816) while salvor Donjon-SMIT continued its legal ….
- Libya will investigate seized tanker after quarantine concludes March 27, 2020The internationally recognized Libyan government, which controls about half of the country has said that it would be beginning its investigation into alleged sanctions-breaking of a tanker ….
- HFW warns of possible nasty shocks for shipowners preparing vessels for EU recycling March 27, 2020Rory Butler and senior associate Jenny Salmon of specialist law firm HFW have warned shipowners that, with less than one year remaining for the owners of any ships calling at EU ports or …..
- Jones Act and LHWCA claims in view of the Covid-19 pandemic March 26, 2020Standard Club has warned that the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) was drafted to favour workers, and therefore a shipowner might face claims from seamen under the …..