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Kuwait
STA Law Firm
Kuwait has a substantial expatriate population. Similar to the other GCC nations, it has a significantly above-average percentage from a global perspective.
Nigeria
Banwo & Ighodalo
The contention on the applicability of the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003 to Drilling Rigs, particularly on the question of whether a Drilling Rig can be construed as a vessel within the definition ...
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Federal High Court, in the case of Seadrill Mobile Units Nigeria Limited v The Honourable Minister for Transportation & 2 Others, has held that Rigs fall within the scope of the definition of vessels under the Cabotage Act ...
Andersen Tax LP
On 29 March 2019, the Court of Appeal (COA) set aside the decision of the Federal High Court (FHC) in the case between Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)
Famsville Solicitors
A contract of carriage of goods by sea is usually between the shipper and the ship owner or carrier. The terms of the contract of carriage are generally evidenced by a bill of lading.
Oman
Clyde & Co
In a response to attacks on four vessels off Fujairah on 12 May, the Joint War Committee (comprising representatives involved in writing marine hull war business in both the Lloyd's and IUA company markets)
Qatar
Clyde & Co
However, there is still some confusion.
Saudi Arabia
Clyde & Co
The issuance of the first bespoke Maritime Law indicates the importance of the maritime sector to Saudi Arabia's economy and development plans
Clyde & Co
The ambition and projects set out in Vision 2030 to make Saudi Arabia a logistics and maritime hub necessitated the expansion and regulation of the maritime industry.
Clyde & Co
In January 2019, Saudi Arabia introduced for the first time a bespoke commercial maritime law, indicating the importance of maritime trade and labour to its economy and development plans.
Clyde & Co
The government authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are collectively working on improving the investment environment, as part of the National Transformation Plan and Vision 2030.
South Africa
Bowmans
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Tabacks
The ICC have published a series of predefined commercial terms which are used for, and which are aimed at, assisting transacting parties to unambiguously and efficiently communicate some of the terms applicable ...
Tanzania
Clyde & Co
In this updater, we review the amendments to the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Act 2017 (the Act), as implemented by the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.3) Act 2019.
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
The UAE is a nation with a considerable amount of coastline. To the west of the country, there is the Persian
STA Law Firm
UAE is all set to introduce the new draft law for maritime operation in the country. It will offer 100 % ownership to the UAE nationals who want to own shipping vessels companies
Ince & Co
The Commercial Court has indicated when a guarantee might give rise to a primary liability arising independently and upon demand, as opposed to a secondary liability where the guarantor's liability mirrors the liability of the debtor.
Worldwide
Bowmans
In light of the rapid pace of infrastructure and transport developments across Africa, our Ports, Transport and Logistics (PTL) Sector Group is pleased to present Bowmans' latest PTL news round-up.
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
In an interlinked world with global commercial sea routes the problem of maritime piracy has long been the subject of international criticism and concern.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Two Ocean Tankers' vessels were held in Houthi-controlled Hodeidah, Yemen in 2016 due to a payment dispute.
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