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Timely, accurate and actionable loss prevention advice and legal updates is a key service to our members and clients. Through selected relevant topics we help members control known risks in their business.

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Arbitration - an arbitrator's perspective

The Field April 2018.

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INSIGHT: Russia Sanctions

General information about Russia sanctions is provided in this section of the website.

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INSIGHT: North Korea Sanctions

General information about North Korea sanctions is provided in this section of the website.

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The Eems Solar: A lesson to be learned about stowage responsibility

The Eems Solar is a leading legal authority concerning the allocation of responsibility for stowage of cargo as between owners and charterers when such responsibility has been contractually shifted from one to the other.

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Correct use of ECDIS

An MAIB Accident Investigation Report highlights the dangers of misuse of ECDIS in passage planning and monitoring and proper use might have prevented the vessel from grounding.

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INSIGHT: Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006

General information about MLC is provided in this section of the website.

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Different types of Co-Assureds and their access to policy cover

The Field March 2018.

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Title in bunkers - a success story

Charterers not paying hire and failing to provide Owners with a bunkering schedule and the vessel needed to divert for bunker stemming.

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The role of the lookout

In this age of artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and autonomous ships, the word 'lookout' would appear to sound outdated or even irrelevant. On the contrary however, the role of the 'lookout' on board ships remains more important than ever.

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Crude and water - a case study

A substantial quantity of water was found in crude oil having been loaded. The cargo documents did not reflect the water content found in the discharge ports and the receivers made substantial shortage claims against the owners.

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Are you sleeping efficiently?

There are challenges on board vessels which may cause sleep to be interrupted or daily routine altered whilst on board. However, seafarers can always ensure their sleep is as efficient as possible.

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