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Shipping & Transport

06 March 2019
Costas Stamatiou International Safety Management Code – instructions for recognised organisations

Cyprus - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Cyprus Flag Administration recently imposed additional requirements on the development, implementation and certification of safety management systems over and above those which have been set out in the International Safety Management Code since 1998. The consolidated edition of the additional requirements replaces a previous version published in 2006 and recognised organisations are required to implement its terms and conditions immediately.

Author: Costas Stamatiou
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Enare Erim Limiting shipowners' liability for compulsory pilotage services

Nigeria - Akabogu & Associates

It is not uncommon for shipowners to incur liability for acts or omissions for which neither they nor their employees are directly responsible. This is particularly common in the compulsory pilotage field. However, even in cases where liability cannot be disputed, shipowners may be entitled to limit their liability or, in some cases, escape it entirely.

Author: Enare Erim
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Recent updates

Jeremy Prain Hanjin fallout: Supreme Court of Appeal rules on protective writs in South Africa

South Africa - Bowmans

Author: Jeremy Prain
Marco G Remiorz Hard Brexit – liability risk for EU carriers

European Union - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Authors: Marco G Remiorz, Steffen Maelicke
Chris Grieveson Class dismissed – charter terminated for want of class

United Kingdom - Wikborg Rein

Authors: Chris Grieveson, Fiona Rafla, Alexandra Eriksen
Renaud Barbier-Emery Ship and rig recycling: frequently asked questions

International - Wikborg Rein

Authors: Renaud Barbier-Emery, Morten Valen Eide, Ina Lutchmiah
Jesper Windahl Commercial manager not responsible for bunker oil pollution damage under bunker convention

Denmark - WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

Author: Jesper Windahl
Marco Manzone Genoa Court of Appeal confirms decision on limitation of carrier's liability under Hague-Visby Rules

Italy - Dardani Studio Legale

Author: Marco Manzone
Daniel E Tranen Pre-trip inspections: are you doing enough?

USA - Wilson Elser

Author: Daniel E Tranen
Herman Steen New version of Nordic Marine Insurance Plan prepares for Brexit – bolstering Nordic arbitration

Norway - Wikborg Rein

Authors: Herman Steen, Anders W Færden, Sindre T Myklebust

Upcoming event

IBA – 22nd Annual International Arbitration Day

14-15 March 2019 – Montreal, Canada

Now in its 22nd year, the Annual International Arbitration Day has become a must-attend event for lawyers in private practice and government and public bodies, in-house counsel, executives involved in international business activities and academics with an interest in international arbitration.

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