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The regional recovery in shipping is driven by China's economy, with significant effects on global shipping. Read more
Antitrust Exemptions To Continue For Liner Shipping Agreements?
The Competition Commission of Singapore is considering another 5 year extension of the Block Exemption for Liner Shipping Agreements which exempts a category of liner shipping agreements from the prohibition against concerted practices. Read more
Introduction To New Singapore International Arbitration Centre Rules
The SIAC has overhauled its Arbitration Rules to reflect progressive international commercial practices. The new features of the 4th Edition 2010 Rules are introduced and compared with the previous 2007 Rules. Read more
Fine Balance In Ship Arrest Law: "Eagle Prestige" And "Bunga Melati 5"
Two recent ship arrest cases interpret the standard of disclosure required in ship arrest. Read more
"Free In Stowed": A Transfer Of Loading Expenses Or A Transfer Risk Of Loading?
The Singapore court decides whether new terms added to a booking note are sufficient to transfer responsibility for proper and careful loading of cargo from the carrier to the charterer. Read more
Singapore's New Ship Sale Form
The Singapore Maritime Foundation and the Singapore Shipping Association propose a new form for the sale and purchase of ships containing updated shipping regulations and recent banking practices. Read more
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