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The CMA CGM LIBRA – the buck stops with the owners when a vessel is rendered unseaworthy due to a defective passage plan

The CMA CGM LIBRA – the buck stops with the owners when a vessel is rendered unseaworthy due to a defective passage plan

The Supreme Court has recently handed down its judgment on appeal in Alize 1954 v. Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG1, which considered the scope of ...

Not pulling their punches : magistrates’ courts and unlimited fines for breach of Air Navigation Order provisions

Not pulling their punches : magistrates’ courts and unlimited fines for breach of Air Navigation Order provisions

On 6 July 2021 a private individual was fined GBP175,000 on conviction by Brighton Magistrates’ Court of two aviation safety offences under the Air Na ...

Bumpy landings and air carrier liability under the Montreal Convention 1999

Bumpy landings and air carrier liability under the Montreal Convention 1999

Does a hard landing, albeit still made within the normal operating range of an aircraft and which results in an injury to a passenger, constitute an ‘ ...