The plaintiff sought leave to enforce arbitration awards made in France and Switzerland against the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”). France and Switzerland were parties to the New York Convention on the Enforcement and..
On 16 April 2009 the State of California introduced fuel use regulations (“the Vessel Fuel Rules”) the purpose of which was to reduce air pollutants affecting the state of California by requiring ocean-going vessels to..
Taigo brought arbitration proceedings against China Master in relation to disputes which had arisen under a time charter. China Master counterclaimed damages for wrongful repudiation of the charter by Taigo. The arbitration was deal with..
D’Amico was a charterer of “Panamax” dry bulk cargo vessels. D’Amico sometimes entered into Forward Freight Agreements (“FFAs”) to hedge its chartering business, and on 2 September 2008 the parties entered into an agreement whereby..
The plaintiff, a French Bank, arrested the vessels Sahand, Salaban and Tuchal in Singapore. The owners of the vessels (the corporate defendants in the relevant actions) were companies which were wholly owned subsidiaries of the..