Legal & Regulations

  • Shipping Australia welcomes plan to change...

    Shipping Australia Pioneer Rod Nairn doesn’t always agree with officials, but when deputy prime minister Warren Truss outlined the government plan to simplify coastal shipping regulation, he was all for it. “These changes are urgently needed,” the Shipping Australia CEO said after hosting the luncheon that was attended by shipping companies, unions and maritime stakeholders. 

  • Maritime rules & trends : the future of ship...

    The maritime industry requires wise and forward-looking thinking to analyze the current and future challenges of ship design and operation in a holistic way, covering the broad spectrum of ship design, construction, equipment, operation, taking into account both statutory certification and ship’s classification.

  • Is court litigation becoming faster than...

    The question as to whether or when disputes will ever come to an end is a difficult one as there are no real hard and fast answers to this question. However, the current fast paced market demands an expedited solution with less cumbersome protocols

  • Study shows new ships already meeting 2020 design...

    A new CE Delft study has revealed that many recently constructed ships already meet the International Maritime Organisation’s design efficiency standard for 2020, indicating that there is significant room for tightening these standards when the IMO meets next week.

  • UAE Maritime Law and International Treaties:...

    Due to well established practice as well as the absence of international treaties and agreements, Maritime Carriers previously used to stipulate within the carriage by sea contracts clauses purporting to exempt the Carriers from the entire liability for compensating for damage that occurs to the goods during the carriage by sea process.

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