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US Commission issues interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges – possible relief for shippers
On April 28, 2020, the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued an interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges under the Shipping Act 1984.
We consider some recent decisions addressing issues including: limitation of liability for marina or dock operators; who is the ‘operator’ of a vessel; parties’ obligations under a chain of letters of indemnity and; interpretation of maritime contracts according to the US Supreme Court.
A Kennedys acaba de divulgar os seus resultados financeiros relativos ao ano de 2019/2020. A Firma inglesa, que tem representação em Portugal desde 2011, reportou uma faturação recorde de £238M (aproximadamente €265M), o que corresponde a um acréscimo de 9% face aos 12 meses anteriores.
This article is concerned with one possible risk which arrives from outer space and can cause chaos in international maritime commerce: solar storms.
Kennedys has continued its growth in the United States with the opening of its first West Coast office, in San Francisco, and the addition of a four-partner team.
The COVID-19 situation has already left many containers locked up in ports and at warehouses and these goods can attract considerable charges and liabilities.
Our latest thinking into the insurance impacts arising from the ongoing crisis is offered against a positive step in the UK exit strategy. Abbott and Roche have now both been approved to provide COVID-19 antibody tests in the UK.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa has seen us build on our 2019 success.
Welcome to the first of our fortnightly updates aimed at supporting you in your understanding of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the insurance market.