News & Updates

The crossing rules revisited

A Supreme Court decision referring the collision of ALEXANDRA 1 and EVER SMART back to the Admiralty Court continues deliberations over vessel crossing rules, the limited circumstances where a rule can be overridden and how the crossing and narrow channel...

Blue-sky thinking or legal gap?

Singapore’s Decarbonisation Blueprint is an important initiative towards a greener future which may  raise legal issues, writes Henry Setiono , Senior Associate in CJC’s Singapore office. Please click  here  to access the...

Covid restrictions and force majeure

The Commercial Court considered the validity of the Buyer’s termination of a vessel sale contract on the basis that Covid lockdown restrictions constituted a force majeure event preventing the Seller from transferring title in the Vessel. Review by ...

Contaminated bunkers hit Singapore again

The problem of contaminated bunkers has once again reared its ugly head in Singapore, after a spate of similar incidents in 2017 and 2018. Please click  here  to access the full article.   ...

When is a bill of lading contract not a contract of carriage?

William Stansfield , Senior Associate in CJC’s London office, reviews the recent High Court decision in UniCredit Bank v Euronav. Please click  here  to access the full article.  William Stansfield  Senior...

What to look for in New Court Guide

Remote working arrangements and conventional innovations covering disclosure and trial witness statements have brought changes to the new Commercial Court Guide, writes  Joehunt Jinnah , Associate at CJC. Please click  here  to...

If the containers fit, they ship?

The unprecedented demand for container slots fuelled by an increase in consumer spending and port congestion has caused containership rates to rocket. With the industry resorting to alternatives to satisfy global demand,   Ian Short , Director,...

New year, new LMAA Early Neutral Evaluation scheme

The LMAA’s introduction of the Early Neutral Evaluation scheme is a welcome addition to the range of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms available for shipping and commodities disputes. Cecilie Rezutka , Associate in CJC’s London...

Elijah's Star rises to Atlantic Challenge

Team Elijah’s Star continued rising to the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in support of Action Medical Research, as the gruelling 3,000-mile rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean passed the 2,000-mile point in mid-January. CJC is supporting the...

CJC recognised in The Legal 500

CJC would like to express its sincere thanks to our clients for the positive feedback contributing to its recognition as a Tier 3 law firm in the Shipping in London category of the Legal 500 directory and retaining its Tier 2 status in Singapore. Legal 500...
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