Press & Publications
Getting the Deal Through - Shipbuilding 2016 is the 5th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in fourteen international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with construction and conversion contracts around the world.
On 30 May 2016 the High Court of Justice in Rotterdam handed down a judgment in the case Kolmar Group A.G. v. Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) B.V. In this decision the Court upheld Odfjell’s defence based on art. 57 of the VOTOB terms and conditions under which the storage company shall not be liable for damage, loss, third-party claims etc., unless the client proves that such damage, loss, third party claims etc.
HISWA Holland Yachting Group members win both ‘superyacht of the year’ prizes
The latest superyacht figures have just been released and they make excellent reading for the Dutch industry. Holland was responsible for a quarter of the world’s deliveries in terms of value in 2015. According to the data of SuperYacht Times, the Dutch yards launched 22 superyachts worth some €1.18 billion in total. This represents an average of €54 million a yacht, twice that of the average build worldwide (€26.7 million).
Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd v Dau Si Senh and Others C-519/13
On 16 September 2015 the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) rendered judgment on a request for a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters1 (“the Regulation”) (Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd v Dau Si Senh and Others C-519/13)2.
Dispute in the main proceedings
Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers officially signed a sponsorship agreement with HISWA Holland Yachting Group on 24 February 2016.
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC”) was adopted by the International Labour Organisation (“ILO”) on 23 February 2006.
The importance of internal communication within insurance companies
Publication Court of Appeal 19 May 2015, S&S 2016,11 (ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2015:1088)
On 11 September 2015 the Dutch Supreme Court rendered judgment (C&J Veldhuizen Holding B.V. v Beurskens Allround Cargo B.v., S&S 2016/1) on the interpretation of provisions relating to carriage by road performed by successive carriers, in particular Articles 34 and 39 of the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road, Geneva, 19 May 1956 (“CMR”).