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12 May 2017

Web Alert: The Ocean Victory – Supreme Court Decision

The UK Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal’s ruling in The 'Ocean Victory' (Gard Marine and Energy Limited v China National Chartering Company Limited and Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha (2017)) that the port of Kashima in Japan was legally safe.

10 May 2017

Web Alert: Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) publishes its 2016 annual report

OBP has published its annual report on the state of maritime piracy for 2016.

9 May 2017

Web Alert: MCA draws attention to EEBD recall

The UK Maritime Coastguard Agency has released a safety bulletin concerning a specific make of ‘emergency escape breathing device’ (EEBD) which has been found to suffer from an inherent blockage and therefore does not fulfil the required rate for delivery of breathing air to the user.