News & Updates

CJC joins London Ship Financing

Marine Money’s 2023 London Ship Financing   Forum brought a special opportunity to join some of the great and good in ship financing at Park Lane’s JW Marriott Grosvenor Hotel. Please click  here  to access the full...

2023 Carbon Intensity Indicators - Are you Ready?

In force from January 1, 2023, the Carbon Intensity Indicator is a key outcome of the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce CO2 emissions from ships by 40% by 2030 and by 70% by 2050 (against a 2008 baseline). Neil Jackson , Senior Associate, CJC,...

Laycan clarification for S&P agreements

The English High Court decision in Vitol SA v JE Energy Ltd [2022] EWHC 2494 provides useful clarification as to the meaning of laycan under a sale & purchase agreement as well as on the interrelationship between the terms of a sale & purchase...

Vessel performance precedent restated

The applicable method for the determination of cases concerning speed and performance issues (the ‘good weather’ method) has been enshrined in legal precedent for decades. In the recent case of Eastern Pacific Chartering Inc v Pola Maritime...

Unsafe port claims and the war in Ukraine

Owners and charterers need to consider a range of issues carefully and take appropriate measures whenever a voyage is contemplated to one of the Black Sea Grain Initiative ports. Andrew Gray , CJC Director and Mariner, offers a brief overview of the...

Sanctions, force majeure and "reasonable endeavours"

The Court of Appeal has handed down its decision in an important judgment in MUR Shipping BV v RTI Ltd relating to sanctions and payments which are in breach of sanctions. Can a party seeking to rely on a force majeure event reject an offer of alternative...

Legal views from Maritime SheEO

Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC) partner and director Jacqueline Zalapa  was delighted join a panel of experts and moderate the session on sustainability and ship recycling at the Maritime SheEO Conference, at the Taj Santacruz hotel in Mumbai, India...

Ship recycling disputes about to break cover

Reports of Pakistan’s in-principle decision to ratify the Hong Kong Convention on Ship Recycling re-emphasise a parting of the ways on international regulation for ship demolition, as falling freight rates accelerate scrapping but the EU continues to...

Adding to CJC talent

Campbell Johnston Clark continues to add talent to its team of specialists in shipping and international trade. Recently, we were glad to welcome two new Trainee Solicitors to our London office.  Capt Henry Andrews joins us as a Master...

The Times Best Law Firms 2023

We are delighted to note that  Campbell Johnston Clark (CJC)  has been included in  The Times  Best Law Firms of 2023 - the prestigious list which identifies the legal practices offering the best lawyers for business, including...
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