News & Updates

CJC supports the Centre for Maritime Law, National Law University Odisha, in India - a centre dedicated to excellence and research in maritime law

CJC was delighted to support the Centre for Maritime Law in India founded in 2015 by the National Law University Odisha to help promote research and growth in maritime law in India and bring together maritime experts from all across the globe. CJC’s...

It's all in the construction

The Court of Appeal judgment in Classic Maritime v. Limbugan Makmur in 2019 attracted commentary suggesting that a different approach ought to be adopted when applying the compensatory principle to the assessment of damages of an actual breach as compared...

COVID-19 - Continuity of Service

Campbell Johnston Clark has adapted its operational practices in response to the COVID-19 situation in a way that prioritises the health of its staff but maintains the service levels its clients expect. In line with UK Government advice given on 16th March,...

Dual appointments strengthen CJC in Singapore

Campbell Johnson Clark (CJC) has confirmed two new appointments have reinforced expertise in two key areas of business at its Singapore office, after the appointment of Senior Associate William Pyle joining as Senior Associate and Solicitor Andrew Shannon. ...

Zero emissions: The Nuclear Option (Part 2)

In the second of a two part exploration (1) of the use and potential for nuclear propulsion, James Clayton looks at the regulatory and legal positions required to make nuclear powered merchant vessels a legitimate option for the shipping industry. ...

CJC Miami offers U.S. seafarer injury claims insight to ABA

With its unique focus, the American Bar Association book Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters is now in its second edition, no doubt in part due to an important contribution from Chase Jansson, CJC Associate, Miami. Chase drew on one of her many areas...

CMA CGM LIBRA - English Court of Appeal confirms that defective passage plan renders vessel unseaworthy

On 4 March 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the CMA CGM LIBRA [1] case.  The Court of Appeal upheld Admiralty Judge Teare J’s judgment that the vessel’s passage plan was defective and rendered the vessel...

Rights of indemnity for cargo claims

The decision in The Tai Prize [2020] EHWC 127 (Comm) is an appeal from a London arbitration award which provides useful guidance on the meaning of the words “ SHIPPED in apparent good order and condition… ” which are found in most...

Boat show season steams into South Florida

It’s Boat Show Season again in Florida and the continued growth of the South Florida Marine Sector that presently generates US$12 billion in value, supports more than 140,000 jobs and accounts for over $4.2 million in wages is again on display....

Green loans by the book

IMO 2020 is now in force and the Poseidon Principles, a banking code aimed at integrating climate considerations into lending decisions, have been widely adopted by many of the major ship finance banks. Amy Lindemann explores the implications for the...
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