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In this edition, we cover:
West African Ebola virus outbreak – an updateThe Standard Club has been monitoring the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and, following a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) that the number of cases continues to increase, urges members to remain vigilant. Read more
A change in the assessment of damages?The method on which the market value of goods is based may be changing. In a recent international trade case, the English High Court preferred to use a spread of dates rather than the spot rate when determining the market value of goods for the purposes of calculating damages for late delivery. This method may be applied in late delivery of goods by a shipowner. Read more
Safe carriage of yachts on deckYachts can easily be carried on deck with little risk of harm, when properly and safely secured. This article outlines some key checks to ensure safe passage. Read more
Brazil’s new port lawThe new Brazilian port law (Law 12.815/13 – Nova Lei de Portos) was enacted to try and tackle one of Brazil’s most noticeable infrastructural challenges: ports and terminals. This article outlines the effects. Read more
Proposed changes to the NYPE formThe proposed draft amendment to the NYPE 93 form of charterparty is expected to incorporate a number of additional clauses, which are outlined in this article. Read more
Staff spotlightAn interview with Mehtab Kassam, Claims Executive Read more