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Scenarios and Legal Maritime Analysis for C-Retriever Ship Officer Kidnappings
Captain Phillips' Crew Lawsuit Has No Merit
Ten Points to Rationalize and Restart the United States Maritime Industry
Maritime Reflections: Panama
Maritime Reflections: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
What is the state of Anti-Piracy Efforts and Armed Guards on Vessels?
Evaluation of TWIC Hearing held by Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Asteroid Mining in Space: Is it Legal?
Shipping has its fortunes anchored to the health of the global economy.
As long as supply exceeds demand, there will be companies at risk of failure. More than four years into the industry’s downturn, market equilibrium...more
Our newest website – www.courtreads.com – offers completely free access to over 150,000 documents filed in hundreds of the largest current corporate bankruptcy cases, including cases under chapter 9, chapter 11, and chapter...more
On February 10, 2012, Judge Sean Lane of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York denied the motion of 22 defendants in adversary proceedings filed by the Debtor, The Containership Company,...more
In this issue: The Effect of Insolvency on a Charterparty; The Bribery Act 2010; Federal Maritime Commission Eases Rate Filing Requirements; Update: Sanctions Regimes; Case Study: Refusal of Orders to proceed to Yemen; Case...more
Recently, Union Insurance Company successfully defended, and recovered its attorneys’ fees, in an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court brought by the debtor in possession for building damages allegedly caused by Hurricane...more
Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement, Similar Clauses and Insolvency
There have been so many articles written and opinions expressed on the spate of cases on the effect of how netting provisions in...more
Most maritime shipping companies were operating profitably through the summer of 2008 until the "perfect storm" of the credit crisis and the worldwide recession struck, leading to the collapse of both the commodity and...more