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Legalseas – latest publication
In our latest Legalseas publication we analyse the outcome of the recent Unicredit Bank A.G. v Euronav N.V.  EWCA Civ 471 case and provide guidance for all parties to consider as a result of this ruling.
You can read this and all our articles in the ‘Recent insights’ section below.
EU ETS and Shipping
On 14 July, the EU Commission’s draft legislation to update the Green Deal, “Fit for 55” (referring to the 55% target reduction in carbon emissions by 2035) was released, containing a number of proposals which could impact the maritime sector.
Global: Conflicting views: Mortgagees v charterers
For the past 10 months, COVID-19 has exacerbated conditions for owners in worsening market conditions and heightened the risk of confrontation between their mortgagees and charterers, two groups who rarely meet unless trouble is brewing.
Global: The Wreck Removal Convention: What do insurers need to know?
The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007, also known as the Wreck Removal Convention (“WRC”), entered into force on April 14, 2015. More than 50 states have now ratified the WRC.
Energy transition: Transforming change into opportunity
While global demand for energy continues to rise, increasing pressure to support the decarbonisation of the industry has...
Future of transport
Transitioning the sector to environment-friendly fuelled-transport modes will require significant investment and time.