We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close

Lloyd's Maritime Law Newsletter RSS feed

UK P&I Club NV and Another v República Bolivariana de Venezuela (The RCGS Resolute) – Queen’s Bench Division, Commercial Court [2022] EWHC 1655 (Comm), Sir Ross Cranston, sitting as a High Court Judge – 28 June 2022

Online Published Date : 05 August 2022 | Appeared in issue: 1113 - 05 August 2022

Arbitration – Anti-suit injunction – Direct action against insurers by third-party state – Whether third-party state bound by arbitration clause – Whether anti-suit injunction could be granted against a state – State Immunity Act 1978, sections 1, 9 and 13 – European Convention on Human Rights, article 6

London Arbitration 27/22

Online Published Date : 05 August 2022 | Appeared in issue: 1113 - 05 August 2022

Charterparty – Off-hire – Vessel quarantined by health authority at delivery port after one crew member tested positive for Covid-19 – Whether owners could rely on clause making charterers liable for time lost to procedures imposed by authorities to combat avian influenza or similar – Whether charterers could rely on an exception for procedures arising solely as a consequence of crew’s history prior to delivery