A considerable number of our insureds have employees on board. We have recently dealt with several cases where an insured had dismissed their employee with immediate effect without giving notice and t...Read more
NNPC will keep you informed continuously
As a shipowner it can often prove difficult to keep abreast of all key details essential to maintaining continuous operations at all times. Often developments simply occur too rapidly. It is also complicated to get hold of accurate information. This is why at NNPC we do our utmost to keep you up to speed regarding risk management. How? Through the workshops we regularly organise. Through publications. And of course through our website and newsletters. This way not only we, but also you stay alert.
BIMCO has published a COVID-19 crew change clause for time charter parties 2020, in response to the extraordinary circumstances faced by ship owners. Many crew members are still on board as a result o...Read more
After the droughts in recent years, it is expected that Europe will again face a period of unusual low rainfall in the coming summer as well. As a result, lower water levels are expected in European r...Read more
When dealing with laytime related disputes we are often asked to comment on the differences between “Weather Working Day” (WWD), “Weather Working Day of 24 consecutive hours” (...Read more
In the Dutch market we regularly receive requests to assist in disputes relating to non-conformity relating to deliveries or services. These deliveries and services are often subject to the Meta...Read more
Update Volume 2020/19 Priminds Shipping (HK) Co Ltd v. Noble Chartering Inc (MV Tai Prize)  EWHC 127 (Comm) - No implied indemnity regarding statement of cargo’s apparent condition on loadingPublished on 28 may 2020
A recent ruling of the English High Court has confirmed that if a shipper presents a bill of lading to the Master containing a description of the cargo, it should not be considered as a warranty as to...Read more
The coronavirus outbreak is leading to challenging times in the maritime industry. The availability of cargoes is decreasing on certain existing routes and markets and many parties are finding themsel...Read more
Further to the United Nations' recently published Sanctions Report 2019/2020, we inform members as follows regarding the sanctions applicable to North Korea.
In addition to our previous publications regarding the Covid-19 virus, and the extent to which the virus is affecting the maritime industry, we provide this update. Given the fact that Covid-19 will c...Read more