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Ship Leasing: Does Loss Of Class Entitle Owners To Terminate?
Reported cases involving bareboat charters are rare. The recent English Court of Appeal decision in Ark Shipping Company LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1161 (The "Arctic" )
Hong Kong
22 Aug 2019
Is Hong Kong Destined To Be The Major Ship Finance Centre In Asia?
It is well known that since the global financial crisis of 2008-09 and the ensuing recession, the shipping industry has suffered heavily from overcapacity of ships and insufficient demand for cargoes, leading to downward pressure on vessel values and earnings.
Hong Kong
27 Jul 2018
Why A Hanjin Fleet Came To Hong Kong
The demise of Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. was the largest bankruptcy of a container line in history, and earlier this year it resulted in the biggest ever court sale of ships in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong
7 Sep 2017
P&I Priority Over A Ship Mortgage: Meet The New Crew Claimants
Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention designed to address crew abandonment will shortly come into force.
Hong Kong
9 Sep 2016
Arbitration And Ship Arrest In Hong Kong Post-Award Arrest In Handytankers KS v. Owners Of The Alas
As would be expected of a leading maritime centre, Hong Kong is supportive of arbitration, with strong legal institutions and a favourable statutory framework.
Hong Kong
21 Aug 2014
Bank Guarantees And Shipbuilding Contracts With Mainland Shipyards: The Impact Of A PRC Court Injunction On Hong Kong Court Proceedings
For a shipowner the process of buying a new vessel from a shipyard can be a hazardous venture, much riskier than buying an existing, second-hand vessel.
Hong Kong
18 Jul 2014
Decree 30 Issued On Conditions For Shipping Transportation And Supporting Businesses
The government issued Decree No. 30/2014/ND-CP regarding the Conditions for Shipping Transportation and Supporting Businesses on 14 April 2014.
30 Apr 2014
New Rules On Customs Clearance Agent In Vietnam
On 16 February 2011, the Vietnamese Government issued Decree No. 14/2011/ND-CP setting conditions for registration and operation of customs clearance agents.
28 Mar 2011
Bunker Oil Pollution Ordinance
Hong Kong has recently enacted the Bunker Oil Pollution (Liability and Compensation) Ordinance. Under this Ordinance, shipowners will be held liable for the damage arising from contamination caused by the discharge or escape of bunker oil from ships or in respect of a threat of such damage.
Hong Kong
18 Feb 2010
Thailand Anchors Down its Oil Pollution Liability Laws
The Thai Cabinet has approved a draft law governing civil liability for oil pollution from shipping. The draft seeks to implement international maritime standards and establish firm policies to deal with the catastrophic effects of oil spills.
3 Feb 2010
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