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Ship Leasing: Does Loss Of Class Entitle Owners To Terminate?
Reported cases involving bareboat charters are rare. The recent English Court of Appeal decision in Ark Shipping Company LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1161 (The "Arctic" )
Hong Kong
22 Aug 2019
Hong Kong Court Of Appeal Upholds Ship Mortgagees' Rights In The "Brightoil Glory" [2019] HKCA 561
Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-listed company engaged in oil trading and marine transportation. Its shares have been suspended from trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) since October 2017
Hong Kong
17 Jun 2019
Why A Hanjin Fleet Came To Hong Kong
The demise of Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. was the largest bankruptcy of a container line in history, and earlier this year it resulted in the biggest ever court sale of ships in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong
7 Sep 2017
P&I Priority Over A Ship Mortgage: Meet The New Crew Claimants
Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention designed to address crew abandonment will shortly come into force.
Hong Kong
9 Sep 2016
Contracts (Rights Of Third Parties) Ordinance Now In Effect – Are You Ready?
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap. 623) ("the Ordinance") came into force on 1 January 2016.
Hong Kong
7 Jan 2016
Indemnity Costs In Arbitration Extended
What is clear is that it will be difficult to establish such circumstances.
Hong Kong
16 Dec 2015
Hong Kong's Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance To Commence On 1 January 2016
The Government has gazetted 1 January 2016 as the commencement date of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (the "Ordinance").
Hong Kong
11 Jun 2015
Giving Third Parties Contractual Rights – The New Rules
Hong Kong’s Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance No.17 of 2014 (the "Ordinance") was passed in December 2014, and is expected to come into force as Cap. 623 later this year.
Hong Kong
26 Mar 2015
Marine Insurance Warranty Upheld
A marine insurance dispute that ascends to Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal is both a rarity and a matter of international legal interest.
Hong Kong
2 Nov 2014
Arbitration And Ship Arrest In Hong Kong Post-Award Arrest In Handytankers KS v. Owners Of The Alas
As would be expected of a leading maritime centre, Hong Kong is supportive of arbitration, with strong legal institutions and a favourable statutory framework.
Hong Kong
21 Aug 2014
Bank Guarantees And Shipbuilding Contracts With Mainland Shipyards: The Impact Of A PRC Court Injunction On Hong Kong Court Proceedings
For a shipowner the process of buying a new vessel from a shipyard can be a hazardous venture, much riskier than buying an existing, second-hand vessel.
Hong Kong
18 Jul 2014
Challenging Arbitration Awards: The Pacific China Case
The circumstances in which an arbitration award may be challenged in court have recently been the subject of an important decision by the Hong Kong Court of Appeal.
Hong Kong
8 Oct 2012
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