Federal prosecutors want three Somali pirates put to death.
On June 14 2013 the Law on Sea Ports came into force, providing new opportunities for the Ukrainian port industry and firing the starting gun for port reform. The main implementation measures of the law have been assigned to the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA), which began operations on June 13 2013. This state enterprise, with registered capital of about
A Commercial Court judge has decided that a failure to pay hire under an NYPE charterparty amounts to a breach of condition, entitling a shipowner to terminate and seek damages. This goes against the previous view generally held in the market that the obligation to pay hire under a time charter as it falls due is not a condition such that, if an owner wants to recover its future losses
The 4th Circuit affirmed the convictions of a Somali pirate who served as a ransom negotiator for hostages on
Two officers aboard the oil tanker M/T Stolt Facto have pleaded guilty to improperly disposing of oily bilge
Most admiralty and maritime claims in the United States can be brought either in federal court or
Maritime law as a specialisation in law is not a favoured amongst Ghanaian law practitioners. A cursory survey amongst lawyers
Registration of ships is an important area in merchant shipping. The subject is also governed by the UN
LUKE Chukwudi Ilogu, 63, can best be described as a silent achiever in commercial and maritime law practice.
News from the US on the energy front continues to rattle the windows. New statistics reveal that North American crude oil production jumped by over 1 million barrels per day (b/d) last year, helping push global crude production up 2% to the record level of 75.6m b/d. The jump in North American output, which increased to 12.2 million b/d last year
Rotterdam-based law firm AKD has claimed creditors of ailing shipping groups such as STX Pan Ocean of South Korea,
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, concerning news broadcast in the press, explains that it is taking all the steps
The Somali man who helped pirates negotiate hostage ransoms should face claims of hostage taking, as well as
Nine Somali pirates were yesterday sentenced to five years by a Mombasa court for hijacking a civilian ship from Spain in 2010. The court upheld
The Supreme People’s Procuracy has indicted a former deputy general director of Vinalines and four other
The external dimension of the EU’s maritime policy was important from the outset. Given Europe’s geographical position and the importance of maritime transport to its external trade, it could hardly be otherwise. The exposure of European flagged or manned fleets to lower cost competition from many third countries was a constant concern and while the structural decline
Mauritius has put on trial 12 Somali pirates who were arrested early this year off the Horn of African country.
For two days, the four Americans held aboard their yacht by Somali pirates had been shadowed in the Indian
Ministry of Manpower Singapore (MOM) has announced that five maritime and offshore firms have been convicted
Susman Godfrey LLP, one of the nation’s top antitrust litigation firms, yesterday filed a