Introduction - ship management wire 2020
Welcome to this edition of The Wire, which focuses on ship management.
Ship Management International column - Can you deliver on your crew?
The following article appears in the January/February 2020 edition of Ship Management International.
Ship Management International column - May the force majeure be with you
Due to COVID-19, ITIC is often asked what a ship manager's liability is in situations such as crew being unable to clear through port immigration as a result of the various port restrictions we now see, and in particular, if such circumstances form a force majeure event. In this article, Robert Hodge discusses delivering on your crew against the backdrop of COVID-19.
The rule of six – facing claims for ships which have left your management
It comes as a surprise to some ship mangers that they could face a claim after a ship has left their management. Under English Law, which applies to many ship management agreements, the standard limitation period is six years.