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Hello operator?
July 3, 2020

Hello operator?

Readers of this blog will know that shipowners and salvors can limit their liabilities under the Limitation Convention 1976, with “shipowner” being defined as owner, charterer, manager, or operator of a ship under Article 1. But what is a manager or operator in this... Read more >
Join the BDM Team
June 22, 2020

Join the BDM Team

Due to strong client demand we are looking for talented and ambitious lawyers at all levels from 2PQE+ to join our busy team. We act for leading ship owners, operators, charterers, insurers, commercial and trading companies. We offer challenging and interesting work,... Read more >
What happens when the LOI chain breaks down?
June 4, 2020

What happens when the LOI chain breaks down?

Letters of Indemnity (LOI’s) are commonplace in shipping. Many charters contain a contractual requirement on the ship owner/carrier to discharge the cargo without presentation of an original bill of lading. This exposes the ship owner to risk, namely a risk that they... Read more >
BDM revamps website
June 3, 2020

BDM revamps website

On 2 June 2020, we launched our new revamped website which you can visit by clicking here. Our main priority was to make the site less cluttered and to showcase the BDM Blog where we continue to express our, hopefully frank, views. We would like to thank the BDM... Read more >
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