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Shipping & Transport

01 July 2020
Carsten Vyvers A city is a city but not a concrete legal venue

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Two freight forwarding companies were in dispute over the payment of freight forwarding charges in connection with a transport from Germany to the United Kingdom. After out-of-court negotiations failed, the plaintiff filed a complaint with the Duisburg Local Court. The plaintiff claimed that the local court's jurisdiction derived from its general terms and conditions, in which Duisburg was stated as the place of jurisdiction.

Author: Carsten Vyvers
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Martina Farrugia Dispute resolution regulations for bunkering operations

Malta - Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Transport Malta's Ports and Yachting Directorate recently issued a port notice to remind recipients about the Dispute Resolution (Procedures) Regulation. The regulation applies to bunkering operations where a dispute has arisen between the bunkering fuel operator and provider and the receiving vessel. The procedure provides for an alternative dispute resolution mechanism that aims to be swift, economical, transparent and simple.

Author: Martina Farrugia
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