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Shipping & Transport

11 September 2019
Maurizio Dardani Tribunal of Genoa examines jurisdiction issue in pre-trial proceedings regarding court surveyor's appointment

Italy - Dardani Studio Legale

A recent Tribunal of Genoa case concerning a yacht lost during carriage examined whether the Italian courts have jurisdiction to appoint court surveyors and order survey operations to take place in Italy where the merits of a dispute are not subject to Italian jurisdiction. According to the tribunal, the fact that the merits of the dispute in question were to be decided in London did not deprive the Italian courts' jurisdiction to order inspection and survey operations on goods located in Italy.

Authors: Maurizio Dardani, Luca Di Marco
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Adrian Attard Flag injunctions: practical alternative to ship arrests

Malta - Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Maltese law is straightforward in terms of who has a right to arrest and which claims can be secured by means of an arrest. However, while ship arrests are a powerful legal remedy for creditors, they have one major limitation: they are possible only where the targeted vessel actually enters Maltese waters. As such, the legal system has introduced the Section 37 injunction, which provides creditors with an interesting, cost-efficient remedy where a ship arrest is not possible.

Author: Adrian Attard
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Recent updates

Costas Stamatiou Brexit's potential impact on shipping in Cyprus

Cyprus - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Authors: Costas Stamatiou, Vasileios Psyrras, Andreas Christofides
Emeka Akabogu Doing maritime business in Nigeria's $10 billion charter market

Nigeria - Akabogu & Associates

Author: Emeka Akabogu
Jesper Windahl Direct action, choice of law and time limitation

Denmark - WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

Authors: Jesper Windahl, Rósing Rasmussen
Sebastiaan Moolenaar How to prepare for new Incoterms

International - AKD

Author: Sebastiaan Moolenaar
Rajasingam Gothandapani Wrongful vessel arrest in collision claim

Malaysia - Shearn Delamore & Co

Author: Rajasingam Gothandapani
Godofredo Mendes Vianna Appellate court rules that subrogated insurers assume same rights and limitations as assureds

Brazil - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Authors: Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Rodrigo Cotta
Marco G Remiorz Carrier liability for loss of goods and delayed delivery

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Authors: Marco G Remiorz, Katharina Schmidtke
Stephan Erbe FDFA opens consultation procedure on CLNI 2012

Switzerland - ThomannFischer

Author: Stephan Erbe

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