Shipping E-Brief — summer 2014: key legal decisions and developments in shipping
The Shipping E-Brief is a quarterly publication providing information on key legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas.
- Are owners bound to give credit for benefit obtained following charterers’ repudiation?
- The correct test for anticipatory breach by renunciation
- Court of Appeal gives broad meaning to ‘charterers’ agents’ in off-hire clause
- Court clarifies that enhanced statutory interest rate not applicable to charterparties with no significant connection to UK
- A tough lesson on guarantee wordings: triple-check them
- Package limitation — can a cargo claimant ‘pick and mix’?
- Charterer who expressed intention to perform in future nonetheless held to be in repudiatory breach
- Towing the line — competing jurisdiction clauses
- Underperformance disputes under time charterparties
- Berth damage
- Court upholds LMAA tribunal’s jurisdiction to rule on costs
- Loan agreement relating to yacht construction contract construed as ‘on demand’
- PRC rules relating to the provision of cross-border security are relaxed: new SAFE regulations come into force
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