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...

Singapore's Decarbonisation Blueprint - working towards 2050

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.     ...

Collision security - what is reasonable?

The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court in M/V Pacific Pearl Co Limited v Osios David Shipping in favour of the Appellants, who had offered security in the form of a Club LOU which was rejected by the Respondents because of the...

Inspiring return to in-person events

CJC staff have been delighted to get back on the road during 2022 and re-connect with clients and colleagues face-to-face, from the USA to India and Singapore to Piraeus. CJC Director Andrew Gray reflects on what shipping has learned after its enforced...

24 Peaks in support of seafarers

Early July saw CJC’s Richard Hickey taking on the 24 Peaks Challenge as part of a team of hikers led by CJC’s client Carisbrooke raising money for The Seafarers’ Charity. The challenging event has been running for over 15 years but...

Makeover for CJC's Mansell Street HQ

CJC’s London office has been at the heart of its development over the last 12 years as a global maritime law firm, and has since been joined by offices in Miami, Newcastle and Singapore. Rather than moving to new premises, CJC recently commissioned a...

CJC connects in India

CJC Director Jacqueline Zalapa is pictured (far left) during her trip to Mumbai, India in April 2022, where she visited clients and friends of the firm. During her visit, Jacqueline presented seminars on English law and procedure and met, amongst...
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