Shipping and Transport Bulletin — August/September 2013
Introduction by Alberto Rossi
In this issue of our bulletin we analyse the possible consequences of the non-payment of an ocean freight. A recent decision of the English Courts calls for the greatest caution in these troubled times.
We also insist in the analysis of the competitive position of the Port Authorities (Italian or not) and in particular on the requirements imposed on them by community law. We find that those obligations meet some interesting rights for operators and users.
In addition, Elena Bertolotto, attorney at our firm in the Brussels office, updates us on the interesting evolution of community legislation on the atmospheric emissions in the marine sector, an issue that is destined to have in the near future a major impact across the whole maritime industry…
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