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Shipping & Transport

January 03 2018
Øyvind Axe Management of foreign-owned ships on NIS

Norway - Wikborg Rein

In some transactions, a non-Norwegian company may wish to register its ship with the Norwegian International Ship Register. This can be done only if the ship is managed by a shipping company that has its head office in Norway. This requirement has a bearing on the contractual structures and financing schemes that can be put in place and also raises issues concerning enforcement.

Authors: Øyvind Axe, Peter Jebsen
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Robert Joiner New Flamenco – Supreme Court dances in different direction

United Kingdom - Wikborg Rein

A recent Court of Appeal decision overturned the High Court judgment against the time charterers of a ship, reinstating the arbitration award in their favour. The decision has added another reason for delaying a final assessment of the loss of profit on a repudiated long-term charter by waiting to see whether the owners will sell the vessel.

Authors: Robert Joiner, Ian Teare
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USA - Fowler Rodriguez

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Brazil - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Authors: Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Fernanda Gueiros Bernardes