With so many individuals having a stake in the future of shipping in Dubai, calls are growing for an increase in the sophistication of the legal machinery governing the emirate, with many participants seeking industry-specific improvements to...
A subsidiary of Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts is claiming $5.65m from China’s Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore and Dynamic Driller over delays and technical non-conformities of a newly-built jack-up drilling rig.
Cosco Corporation (Singapore) has updated that its subsidiary yard Cosco (Dalian) Shipyard has resolved an arbitration over a construction contract for one deepwater drillship.
South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has sent notices of arbitration to Norway’s Songa Offshore in relation to the construction contracts over four Category-D rigs.
The atmosphere for international arbitration is ripe for a movement towards Asia and away from the more developed West. This was one of the themes that was discussed at the recent International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators in Hong Kong.
With the 30th anniversary of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) this year, it is appropriate to look back at how the centre has been spectacularly fruitful for the practice of arbitration in Hong Kong.
Singapore’s Otto Marine is defending a claim of around $8.88m against its wholly-owned Otto Ventures with regards to the acquisition and operation of two offshore vessels.
The New York Maritime Consortium’s “Seven Days in May” was a dramatic event held in conjunction with the Maritime Law Association (MLA)’s annual meetings.
How the shipping industry copes with Ebola and the legal issues surrounding charter parties and contracts are coming increasingly into focus as the deadly virus continues to spread.