The week covering July 7 to 13 will be pivotal to the Philippines’ legal battle to assert its claims over the portion of the South China Sea that it calls the West Philippine Sea.
Norway is the latest addition to the Regs4ships product portfolio. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has recognised the Norwegian Regs4ships product as being the equivalent to the carriage of nautical publications in paper form.
NAPA, the global leader in maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced the release of new tools and interfaces with class society software to streamline ship design compliance with Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC&OT; formerly known as “harmonized CSR”) from the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
The Commercial Court has recently ruled on preliminary issues in a cargo claim, including an issue regarding who the owner of the goods was in circumstances where there was a series of sale contracts and only one of the sale contracts contained a right of rejection.
Determined to improve the safety of ships calling the nation’s seaports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken a major step towards concluding the process of domesticating five International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) regulatory instruments with the submission of the instrument of assent in London recently.
The heads of the IMO and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reaffirmed their commitment to urgently address the humanitarian crisis arising from the dramatic increase in unsafe mixed migration across the oceans and seas in recent times on Monday.
While shipping is more fuel-efficient than other transport sectors, its GHG emissions are significant and growing fast. Without action, maritime GHG emissions are expected to more than double by 2050, due to anticipated growth in the world economy and the associated transport demand.
A Managing Partner, Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL), Mrs Priscilla Ogwemoh, has called for quick settlement of maritime litigation to save huge costs incurred when ships are detained.
China will set up an “international maritime judicial center” to protect the country’s maritime rights and sovereignty claims, China’s top judge told the National People’s Congress on Sunday. Zhou Qiang, the chief justice of the Supreme People’s Court, made the comment while delivering the annual SPC work report. China’s Foreign Ministry clarified that the center will be established this year.
China's top judge has asked the courts to improve the legal environment through better handling of disputes involving foreigners, particularly in the marine sector, as the country opens wider to the outside world and tries hard to attract overseas enterprises.
From the earliest days of the first Dutch settlement at the Cape, locals have been tempted to describe themselves as a “seafaring” nation. Whether this is accurate is open to debate. Although we do have a proud history of vessels that were registered on our flag, the size of the fleet has always been disproportionate to the volume of exports from South Africa (be it mineral resources, manufactured goods or reefer exports).
Inputs sought from strategic partners to shape final outlook of Abu Dhabi Ports ' 2016-2020 strategy.
Islamic finance is a branch of finance that raises capital and provides financial services in compliance with Islamic rules and principles. Islamic finance not only establishes rules for providing financial services, but also legal rules for commercial transactions, such as sales.