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Legalseas October 2021 edition
Our October 2021 edition of Legalseas is now live. Articles featured in this edition include:
- EU Green Deal and Maritime Fuel
- EU ETS and Shipping
- Deep Sea Mining – Is it sustainable enough to become part of the Energy Transition?
You can read these recent publications and more under the ‘Recent insights’ section below.
Drafting notes from the Miracle Hope: the meaning of forthwith
A judgment of the High Court in London earlier this year considered, amongst other things, the correct interpretation of the term “forthwith.”
Preliminary trends in arbitration in the shipping sector in light of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in court access in many jurisdictions being severely curtailed. Certain jurisdictions are permitting urgent matters to proceed, often by way of telephone or videoconference.
The Collision Regulations and Autonomous Shipping
In the May 2019 edition of Legalseas, we reflected on the implication of the Court of Appeal decision in the case of Evergreen Marine v Nautical Challenge (Evergreen) when considering the interaction (and interpretation) of the Collision Regulations (COLREGs) (specifically the crossing rule (Rule 15) and narrow channel rule (Rule 9)) in circumstances when they appeared to conflict.