Advice to Korean shipowner on various issues including off-hire clauses, speed and consumption, deviation, STS transfers, safe ports and vetting clauses.
Advice to shipbuilders and buyers on issues arising at contract negotiation, during construction, on and after delivery. Seconded to major Korean shipyard.
London Maritime Arbitration
Regularly involved in London arbitration in claims relating to shipbuilding termination, offshore construction, long term time charterparties, voyage charter demurrage and piracy issues.
Successful jurisdictional challenge; appeals and challenge to arbitration awards under sections 67 and 69 of the Arbitration Act; successful summary judgment application.
Casualty and general average
Assistance to P&I Club and shipowner on major containership casualty and GA.