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The Polar – still waiting on the Supreme Court
June 22, 2023

The Polar – still waiting on the Supreme Court

Readers of our blog will recall that this case is still pending consideration by the Supreme Court. The case was due to be heard this month but was stood out at the request of the parties. We hope that this important case will eventually come before the Supreme Court.... Read more >
Supreme Court gives permission to appeal in “The Polar”
October 31, 2022

Supreme Court gives permission to appeal in “The Polar”

We previously reported on the High Court and Court of Appeal’s decisions in one of the last Somali ransom cases still in the Court system. The Court of Appeal held that a war risks provision in a charterparty did not constitute an agreement that the owners would not... Read more >
Supreme Court reject Owners’ appeal in The CMA CGM Libra
December 1, 2021

Supreme Court reject Owners’ appeal in The CMA CGM Libra

Readers of our blog will remember that we reported on the The CMA CGM Libra case as it progressed through the High Court and then the Court of Appeal. In essence, the case concerned the scope of a carrier’s obligation to exercise due diligence to make a vessel... Read more >
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