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Shipping & Transport

16 May 2018
Costas Stamatiou Publication of latest Central Bank ship management survey

Cyprus - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Since 2009, the Central Bank has carried out semi-annual market surveys of Cyprus residents who provide ship management services to ship-owning companies registered in Cyprus and abroad. The surveys collect data on financial transactions (revenues and expenses) between resident ship management companies and non-residents of Cyprus. The most recent survey, which covers the second half of 2017, was published on April 27 2018.

Author: Costas Stamatiou
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Stefanie Roose Dutch court rules that tank storage provider cannot invoke exoneration clause contained in VOTOB conditions

Netherlands - AKD NV

The Rotterdam District Court recently ruled that a tank storage provider could not invoke the exoneration clause of the General Conditions for Tank Storage in the Netherlands (the VOTOB conditions), which are frequently used by Dutch tank terminals and storage companies. The decision is relevant, as it appears to contravene the rather strict approach adopted in Dutch case law in relation to successfully setting aside a VOTOB exoneration clause.

Authors: Stefanie Roose, Barbara Wilbrink
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Denmark - WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

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