Captain Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar and First Officer, Hitihanillage Subhoda Janendra Tilakaratna of the 203,000 DWT Capesize vessel Wakashio which hit a coral reef and sank off the coast of Mauritius … Read more..
The Constitutional Court has recently rejected an application for leave to appeal brought by a shipowner, Parakou Shipping Pte Ltd against a judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) … Read more..
Whether for its size and status as one of the largest container ships in the world or because it was famously termed as a “boat that was stuck in a … Read more..
Chartering is an important concept of the global maritime trade sector and it consists of different types. One of the forms of carrying out a maritime business is a time … Read more..
With the Ever Given still “legally” stuck in the Great Bitter Lakes in Suez Canal, discussions and concerns have turned to various other issues relating to the cargo, the ship’s … Read more..
The fragility of trade routes which had been sorely tested by disruptions caused by Covid 19, shortage of containers and increased freight rates was once again exposed when the Ever … Read more..
On the 23rd of March 2020, the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa declared a nationwide lock-down as of the midnight of Thursday 26th March 2020.. The lockdown is part … Read more..
In our latest edition of Executive Insights, Shipping and Freight Resource caught up with Andrew Pike for his insights into the Maritime industry specifically in South Africa and also about … Read more..
Limitation of liability is a concept that allows a carrier to limit their liability for maritime claims up to a limited sum regardless of the actual monetary value of the … Read more..
Many of you may have heard about ship register, ship registration, ship registry, flag state, flags of convenience etc.. While a few are synonyms, the rest are not.. This article … Read more..
Article discussing a dispute between a shipper and his agent relating to the shipment of the goods, ETA and freight.. This maybe an eye opener for several other people who … Read more..
Article giving a brief about General Average, what is it and how and who gets affected by it..
Who is a Maritime Lawyer..?? What does he or she do..?? What is their involvement in the day to day shipping business..?? Read all about it in this post which … Read more..
If a cargo has been abandoned at the destination, is the freight forwarder that booked the cargo responsible or liable to the shipping line..?? Let’s see the answer to this … Read more..
International Maritime Trade Law – To help generate awareness of maritime trade and the law of the sea, Norwich University has created an infographic shown below that addresses the freedom … Read more..