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Transportation Of Dangerous Goods (Video)
Presenting a broad overview of Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) for all modes of transport in Canada, Graham Walker, provides a review of applicable legislation and practical examples for shippers, carriers, insurers and brokers.
Canada
26 Oct 2016
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Mari-Times Newsletter - Key Policy & Legislative Updates
Whether a federal moratorium on tanker traffic exists in British Columbia has long been a subject of debate.
Canada
14 Dec 2015
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World-Class Tanker Safety System (Mar-Times Newsletter, February 2015)
The Tanker Safety Expert Panel (the "Panel") concluded Phase II of their review, which focused on spill preparedness and response requirements for the Arctic as well as hazardous and noxious substances ("HNS") nationally.
Canada
26 Feb 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Weighs In On Conduct Barring Limitation
The Supreme Court examined the standard of fault constituting conduct barring limitation under the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976.
Canada
30 Apr 2014
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Canadian Maritime Law – Key Judgments – 2013
2013 has seen the usual variety of important Canadian maritime law decisions. The following is a sampling of those of greater significance that have arisen in various areas of admiralty practice.
Canada
23 Dec 2013
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Germany Enacts A New Maritime Statute
April 25, 2013 was a noteworthy date in the history of German maritime legislation.
Germany
23 Dec 2013
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The HNS Convention 2010 Is Coming To Canada
Although it is not yet in force, Canada is taking steps to implement the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea 2010, commonly termed the "HNS Convention".
Canada
23 Dec 2013
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Setting Sail Before A Gale – A Risky, Costly Tale
The Nova Scotia Provincial Court determines an appropriate sentence for a towing company convicted under s. 118 of the "Canada Shipping Act, 2001".
Canada
30 Nov 2011
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Cable-Cutting – "A Very Stupid Thing"
Marine Insurers may wish to take note of the conditions under which a crab fisherman was found liable, and uninsured, for an act of property damage.
Canada
24 Nov 2011
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Armed Guards On Ships To Fight Pirates
Guidance from the IMO on how to hire guards to protect a ship from pirates.
Canada
24 Nov 2011
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Federal Court Enjoins Ontario Proceedings In Limitation Action
A loading catastrophe raises considerable questions in terms of governing legislation, jurisdiction, and potential liability limitations.
Canada
24 Nov 2011
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Newfoundland Statute No Bar To Lawsuits By Fishermen’s Widows
A 2011 case involving wrongful death compensation for deceased fisheries workers in Atlantic Canada revealed an interesting conflict in governing legislation that should be noted by the maritime industry.
Canada
23 Nov 2011
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Is A Charterparty A Contract For Carriage Of Goods By Water?
Companhia Siderurgica Paulista (COSIPA), BLG’s client, concluded a Gencon-form voyage charterparty with Fednav (disponent owner of the defendant vessel), for the carriage of steel coils from Brazil to the U.S.A. and Canada.
Canada
23 Nov 2011
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Charges Dismissed Against Alleged Pirate
In an interesting case regarding the definition of piracy, the U.S. District Court for the eastern District of Virginia dismissed charges against a number of accused who approached the USS ASHLAND aboard a small skiff in the Gulf of Aden.
Canada
 
20 Dec 2010
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U.S. Court Sentences Korean Captain to Prison for Being Intoxicated
A recent United States court decision raises questions about the investigation and prosecution of seafarers involved in maritime incidents on the west Coast.
Canada
 
20 Dec 2010
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Canadian Court Asserts Jurisdiction In Case Involving Shipment From Taiwan to the U.S.
Mr. Justice Sean J. Harrington of the Federal Court rendered a decision on jurisdiction in a marine cargo claim and exercising his discretion on a motion under subsect. 50(1) of the "Federal Courts Act" in a case to which subsect. 46(1) of the "Marine Liability Act" applied.
Canada
 
16 Dec 2010
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An International Agreement to Fight "Fish Pirates"
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU fishing) is a major international problem with a direct impact on Canada. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in 2000, estimated that some 30% of the global catch was the result of IUU fishing.
Canada
 
16 Dec 2010
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Court Sets Aside Arrest of Crown Vessel
In an interesting case involving the law applicable to Crown ships, the plaintiff Society obtained possession of a decommissioned Canadian Navy vessel under an agreement with the Department of National Defence (DND), intending to use the old ship as a museum.
Canada
 
16 Dec 2010
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Vessel Tracking Technologies Now Mandatory in Canada
In addition to legislating the requirement for voyage data recorders (VDrs) on certain ships, the Government of Canada has recently published the "Long-Range Identification and Tracking of Vessels Regulations", which, like the VDr regulations, are designed to increase marine safety and the enhance the protection of Canada’s marine environment.
Canada
 
14 Dec 2010
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Clean Bills of Lading for Damaged Cargo: Is it Legal?
A clean bill of lading is one that does not contain any annotations (i.e. no "clausing" or remarks) regarding the condition of the cargo to which it relates.
Canada
 
14 Dec 2010
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