Shipping News on Thursdays – episodes
Join us every Thursday for our webinar series, The Shipping News on Thursdays, which covers the legal issues that affect the shipping industry.
Please note links to previous recordings are available on request at [email protected]
Force majeure clauses: future-proofing your commodity sale contracts in the COVID-19 era
Thursday 1 October 2020
The expectation of continuing or extended lockdowns as a result of COVID-19, and the impact of that on trade and commerce, calls for a careful review of force majeure clauses contemplated for new contracts. We will consider how force majeure clauses operate, and offer some guidance for ensuring that your new force majeure clauses are fit for purpose and create as much certainty as possible in these uncertain times.
Speaker: Emma Skakle
Current issues in LNG trading
Thursday 17 September 2020
We look at some of the issues crossing our desks with the changes in the LNG market.
Speaker: Peter Bennett
Risks and rewards of floating oil storage
Thursday 30 July 2020
The fluctuating oil price has made it potentially beneficial for charterers to order vessels to act as floating storage for oil cargoes. Both owners and charterers face potential additional risks, whether or not the charterparty originally contemplated use of the vessel as floating storage. We will consider the risks and contract clauses to consider for both sides.
Speaker: John Simpson