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Recovery of maritime claims and ship arrest – Overview 

Ship arrest is a powerful tool in the hands of ship suppliers and other companies working in the shipping industry. Shipowners generally manage risks and limit liability by placing vessels of their fleet under the ownership of “single ships companies”. Credit recovery is likely to be a difficult exercise for small medium enterprises who may […]
  • Posted by Federico Serra
  • On 2 July 2021
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SUEZ CANAL CASUALTY HOTLINE

As the grounding of the M/V EVER GIVEN has placed an incredible burden on the global trade and the maritime cluster, MEPLAW has set up an emergency hotline to provide quick response to the operators seeking assistance in relation to the Suez Canal casualty. General average has been declared and cargo owners may be required […]
  • Posted by Lorenzo Macchi
  • On 13 April 2021
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CONTAINER DEMURRAGE AND DETENTION UNDER ITALIAN LAW

Container demurrage and detention can be defined as the sum payable to the carrier on account failing to redeliver the containers – emptied and cleaned – within the agreed free time period. Specifically, the term demurrage refers to the charge to be paid for the use of the container within the terminal, whilst the term detention refers […]
  • Posted by Lorenzo Macchi
  • On 13 April 2021
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