The Maritime Advocate–Issue 758

1. Wakashio grounding: “almost all” fuel oil removed 2. Beirut: the dangerous goods debate 3. Where else is ammonium nitrate being stored? 4. “The lawless world of international shipping” 5. Storage of liquid cargoes 6. Limits on receivers’ obligations considered 7. London handles over 80% of global maritime arbitrations 8. Casualty response and sustainable solutions …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 757

1. The operator can limit… but who is the operator? 2. Notice requirements to prevent time bar 3. ITIC issues timely warning to port agents 4. Salvage operation to retrieve containers lost off MSC Palak 5. AMSA inspection campaign to focus on stowage and securing of containers 6. Electronic Bills of Lading – an update …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 756

1. Widow of Bangladeshi shipbreaker free to sue shipowner 2. Crew kidnappings surge in seas off West Africa 3. Grounding incidents in the Indonesian archipelago avoidable? 4. USCG fines vessel that failed to provide Notice of Arrival 5. West African countries apply ‘Traffic Rights’ levy on shipowners 6. ‘Mandatory provision of law’ found to cover …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 755

1. Clause lets subcontractor out; carrier’s clock kept ticking 2. Silence isn’t necessarily golden 3. Court reads C/P and B/L together 4. As time goes by 5. APL England cleared to leave Australia 6. Livestock carrier delayed in South Africa amidst legal dispute 7. Bulker strikes fishing vessel in Mindoro Strait 8. What comes first …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 754

1. Interpreting see-to-it and on-demand guarantees 2. Can a party’s silence alone result in an enforceable contract? 3. Record low water levels in Parana River lead to groundings and draught restrictions 4. Why do containership stacks collapse and who is liable? 5. Role of an Owner’s Superintendent or Naval Architect – Walking the line 6. …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 753

1. South China Sea: China’s new claims 2. Ardent quit salvage business 3. Singapore accedes to International Salvage Convention 4. Fumigants entering crew spaces: a warning 5. Self-heating coal: a warning 6. Force Majeure – now what? 7. Final rule on demurrage and detention of containers 8. Panama announces sanctions for deliberate AIS/LRIT deactivation 9. …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 752

1 B/Ls: presentation for signature 2 Telemedicine: traditional barriers eliminated 3 New U.S. guidelines on shipping and sanctions evasion 4 U.S investigates Canada’s ballast water regulations 5 English courts adapting to new normal 6 Guidance on Law and Arbitration provisions in charterparties… 7 …as new BIMCO Law & Arbitration clause gets underway 8 ECSA presses …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 751

  1. Two tales of four jurisdictions 2. Anchor awareness 3. Lessons from accidents 4. Further tensions in the South China Sea 5. Piracy – an evolving business 6. Drone delivery – must watch video! 7. Watch out for rise in oil trade litigation 8. New OPEX assessments for tankers 9. Scaling the Himalaya Clause …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 750

  1 Milano Bridge – a bridge too far 2 Main engine damage – beware luboil starvation 3 A pilot’s perspective 4 COVID-19: charterparty matters 5 Demurrage claim time-barred? 6 Arbitration: virtually speaking 7 Mediation: Zoom into the new normal 8 A new journal joins our ranks 9 Stowaways by sea, not forgetting migrants 10 …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 749

  1. Tsakos victory in “safe berth” US Supreme Court ruling 2. Dutch court rules Royal Caribbean wrongly fined 3. Kaami grounding off Skye 4. Tanker grounding linked to ECDIS 5. BNWAS alarm didn’t prevent accident 6. Lay-up options until normality returns 7. Ship finance and COVID-19 8. Piracy and armed robbery off West Africa …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 748

  1 COVID-19 Emerging Themes 2 Are you worried about Coronavirus and Force Majeure with cancellations? 3 “Best Management Practice” – The English High Court considers obligations on a Master 4 Plan your passage carefully! 5 The Poseidon Principles 6 Pilot ladder accidents 7 Lost crane load during cargo operations 8 People, Places and Events …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 747

1. Cargo Claims and the Rotterdam Rules 2. Brexit Preparedness 3. UK Freeports 4. UK and e-CMR Protocol 5. Sands of Time 6. People and Places FOB Network News Searching for Group Sponsors Some FOB Groups already have sponsors – for example Bloomfield Law (West Africa Maritime), Chalos (Criminalisation). the Publishers are also looking for …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 746

  1. Poor Chart Interpretation and Initial Unseaworthiness in General Average 2. The American Lighthouse Act 3. Free Ports in the UK 4.Cowes Week Upon Us 5. Svalbard a Kind of Arctic Utopia? 6. People and Places FOB Network News Searching for Group Sponsors Some FOB Groups already have sponsors – for example Bloomfield Law …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 744

1. General Average 2. Global Maritime Issues Survey 3. Feds Give Carnival Cruise Lines Another Wigging 4. Telematics Device Data Merge 5. Space Road Not Taken 6. People and Places   FOB Network News Searching for Group Sponsors Some FOB Groups already have sponsors – for example Bloomfield Law (West Africa Maritime), Chalos (Criminalisation). the …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 743

  1. The Eleni P– Owners Denied Hire from Hijacked Vessel 2. ICS Function 3. BIMCO and INTERTANKO Publish Q&As for Scrubber-Fitted Ships 4. Building a Dutch Railway Bridge in 72 Hours 5. Whaling–a Posse of Lies and Incomprehension 6. People and Places FOB Network News Searching for Group Sponsors Some FOB Groups already have …Read the full article

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The Maritime Advocate–Issue 745

1. RENOS: A Problem Solved or Created? 2. Operation Sentinel 3. Drewry Sees the Growth of Smart Containers 4. New Japanese Emperor has a Serious Interest in Shipping and Transport 5. What Really Happened To MH 370 6. People and Places   FOB Network News Searching for Group Sponsors Some FOB Groups already have sponsors …Read the full article

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