News & Updates

IMO Sulphur 2020 or: How Owners Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Scrubbers

In this article James Clayton looks at how the shipping industry is dealing with the fast approach of IMO 2020, the effects that this will have on ship owners and the tough decisions that they face going forwards. Click here to view the article. ...

Specialist international shipping law firm Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) has announced new senior appointments to the Admiralty and Casualty teams in its London and Singapore offices.

Paul Apostolis is joining CJC’s Singapore office from HFW Singapore while Andrew Gray joins as a partner in London from Clyde & Co. The appointments are effective from August 1. Both Paul and Andrew have extensive casualty experience and are...

CJC amongst the silverware again in the Marine Challenge Cup

On Thursday 5 July 2018, the CJC football team competed in the 20th Marine Challenge Cup. This is an annual 5-a-Side football competition hosted by US and Panamanian law firms for teams from across the shipping market. Despite facing stiff competition, CJC...

CJC Act for Successful Owners in The High Court - Hague Rules Time Limit Applies to Misdelivery Claims

Deep Sea Maritime Ltd v Monjasa A/S (The Alhani) [2018] EWHC 1495 (Comm) Ian Short, Trudy Pisani-Cerulli and the CJC Team have acted for the successful owners in a High Court judgment given today 15 June 2018. In the judgment, David Foxton QC (sitting as a...

Quarterly Case Update, May 2018

Our latest quarterly case update containing a digest of and commentary on interesting and important recent decisions. Feel free to direct comments or questions to any of the contributors to this edition of the quarterly update or to your usual CJC contact. ...

Iranian sanctions to be reinstated.

On 8 May 2018 President Trump announced that the US would be withdrawing from the JCPOA with all of the sanctions lifted or waived pursuant to that agreement to be re-instated. This step has divided opinion globally with the remaining 5 signatories of the...

Life at sea: the last leg

Our previous editions of the CJCQ have followed Matthew Kenney, a Merchant Navy cadet sponsored by CJC through the Maritime London Officer Cadet Scholarship [ http://www.maritimelondon.com/maritime-london-officer-cadet-scholarship ] on his journey through...

A lien down the line - the trials and tribulations of exercising a charterparty lien

Recovering hire from a party below in a charterparty chain is not always straightforward. However, the charterparty itself and English law does offer some remedies through the exercise of liens in particular. Unfortunately, exercising a lien and actually...

Tiuta v De Villiers ([2017] UKSC 77) - taking care with the "basic comparison"

Sometimes a decision offers a reminder by straightforward application of an established principle. Such is the unanimous Supreme Court judgment on 29 November 2017 in  Tiuta v De Villiers  ([2017] UKSC 77) in a claim for loss following (negligent)...
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