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Shipping & Transport

05 August 2020
Ricardo Rozas Complementary resolutions to cargo delivery procedures issued

Chile - JJR Abogados

Customs recently issued three complementary resolutions to its cargo delivery procedures. However, grey areas remain regarding their interpretation and practical implementation, particularly in connection with the potential delivery of cargo without surrender of the original bill of lading. In this respect, ocean carriers should proceed carefully and liaise with their Chilean port agents to define interim protocols.

Author: Ricardo Rozas
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Renaud Barbier-Emery Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

United Kingdom - Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril. Shipowners are generators of waste under the Basel Convention and other laws and remain liable as such following a sale. Further, shipowners and those assisting them in such transactions may also incur liabilities in tort to third parties in connection with shipyard worker injuries and environmental damage occurring after a sale, as noted in a recent High Court judgment.

Authors: Renaud Barbier-Emery, Ina Lutchmiah, Matthew Alker
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