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Ince adds Bentleys to boost shipping team

London shipping law firm Bentleys, Stokes and Lowless is ending more than 80 years of independent existence, with its fee earners moving over to become part of AIM-listed Ince & Co next month

United Kingdom Law

UK unlikely to take back control of liner block exemptions until 2021

‘The Competition and Markets Authority may or may not think about it, but my suspicion is that they will just keep the block exemptions in place,’ says Jeremy Robinson of WFW

Europe United Kingdom

Marine accident reports remain inadmissible in English courts

Mr Justice Teare has reaffirmed that detriment to incident investigations that might come about if MAIB reports were allowed to be used as evidence outweighs any benefit to commercial arbitration. The reports remain off-limits for commercial court disputes

United Kingdom Casualty

Samsung could get $318m from Pacific Offshore drill ship dispute

The drill ship was ordered for $517m in 2013 and Samsung has so far only $180m in advance payments

South Korea Offshore

Djibouti rejects court ruling over Doraleh terminal

Horn of Africa nation’s government declares: ‘This ruling comes as no surprise. It is merely the outcome of the iniquitous provisions of the concession, which could force a sovereign state to set aside and disregard its own national law, in order to revive a concession that was terminated on the grounds of the higher interest of the Djiboutian nation.’

Containers Ports and Logistics

DP World wins latest round in Djibouti port fight

The company says Djibouti has ignored five previous foreign court rulings in its favour

DP World Djibouti
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