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09 Mar 2020

Shipping news: legal issues arising from Covid-19 webinar


Stephenson Harwood partner Andrew Rigden Green and senior associate Elizabeth Sloane discussed the legal issues arising from COVID-19 specific to the shipping industry, covering the following topics:

•        Force majeure
•        Frustration
•        Shipbuilding contracts
•        Unsafe ports
•        Carriage of goods
•        Deviation/quarantine
•        Offhire
•        Crew
•        Standard form time and voyage charterparties – which clauses are affected?

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The information contained in this webinar is necessarily brief and general in nature and does not constitute legal or taxation advice. Appropriate legal or other professional advice should be sought for any specific matter.



Andrew Rigden Green

Andrew Rigden Green

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Elizabeth Sloane

Elizabeth Sloane

T:  +852 3166 6926 M:  Email Elizabeth | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong