News & Updates

Sea change at Maritime Cyprus

CJC will be out in force at Maritime Cyprus, which takes place at the Carob Mill Conference Centre, Limassol between October 6-9. This year’s event is themed ‘Sea Change’ to reflect shifts in established shipping business models,...

CJC New joiners

MIAMI The opening of the new CJC office in Miami has brought a significant influx of experience to the firm and specialised expertise in abroad spectrum, of insurance-based matters. The Miami operation is being led by Director, Neil Bayer who is listed...

IMO 2020 Regulation looms large

As is well known, the IMO low sulphur regulations enter into force from 1 January 2010. CJC is frequently consulted to advise shipping companies on contractual terms and other legal issues arising. According to Ian Short: “By now, prudent...

Arctic sheds light on terms and conditions

A Demise Charterers’ obligation to keep the vessel in class is not necessarily a condition of the charterparty. So said the Court of Appeal in the recent judgment, Ark Shipping Co LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd, The...

On call Response for IMCC Dublin 2019

CJC Response Consultant and security expert Richard Pryor gave a presentation to The International Marine Claims Conference (IMCC Dublin 2019) on September 25 th , focusing on terrorism investigations on board ships. Richard, who trained and served in...

SCOPIC charges ruled out

In August 2012, a fire broke out in the engine room of Renos , causing extensive damage. Owners appointed salvors under an LOF 2011 and invoked the Special Compensation Protection and Indemnity Clause (SCOPIC). Duncan Ealand, a Senior Associate in...

Upbeat after Dragon Boat Race

    A team of CJC canoeists was once more out in force at the OSCAR Dragon Boat Race, which this year took place on September 13 th with London Shipping Week in full swing. Alongside 26 other teams, CJC was delighted to participate for the 6 th...

Digital signal from LISW 2019

London International Shipping Week 2019 offered a huge array of options for locals and visitors alike, with around 200 events taking place, but one thing catching the eye was the accelerating application of new technologies across the shipping industry, says...

Ambassadorial role at Sailors' Society

CJC is honoured to serve as an Ambassador of the Sailors’ Society, raising awareness of Sailors’ Society and its work, and encouraging financial support. One of our London Office directors, Jacqueline Zalapa, is also serving as a Trustee of...

Reflections on deck cargo liability

In an extract from the article ‘Liability for deck cargo and the Hague-Visby Rules: some reflections’, published in the Lloyd's Shipping & Trade Law Journal, Filippo Lorenzon and Tim Guyer follow up on the recent High Court judgement in...
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