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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 >
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