Journal of International Maritime Law - Volume 27 - Issue 2
The proposal of the Law Commission of England and Wales for reform in the area of electronic documents
ANALYSIS OF RECENT CASES AND CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS
Collisions at sea: COLREGS
Nautical Challenge Ltd v Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd (Alexandra 1 and Ever Smart)
 UKSC 6,  1 Lloyd’s Rep 299
Right of arrest of shipbuilders
Turks Shipyard Ltd v The Owners of the Vessel ‘November’
 EWHC 661 (Admlty),  1 Lloyd’s Rep 274
Bills of lading: potential liability of shippers for ‘clean on board’ description of cargo
Noble Chartering Inc v Priminds Shipping Hong Kong Co Ltd (The Tai Prize)
 EWCA 87
The impact of Covid-19, facilitative mediation, early intervention, and the new visual online dispute resolution
Partner and Commercial Mediator, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP and at SeaMediation Chambers
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the rapid shift to remote working has brought a huge change in court and business practice and in mediation, now the dominant form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and which has over years profoundly changed the management of disputes worldwide.
Ship-source pollution: an analytical review of correlations between UNCLOS Part XII provisions and IMO Conventions
Ocean University of China Law School,
PROSHANTO K MUKHERJEE
Dalian Maritime University Law School, China
This analysis of ship-source marine pollution compares the relevant provisions of UNCLOS with corresponding IMO Conventions and although a definitive legal framework exists the authors find there are loopholes as illustrated by the current Fukushima investigation.
Autonomous ships: from remotely operated to full autonomy – are these vessels in law?
University of Bristol, Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn
This article examines the definitions of maritime autonomous surface ship’ (MASS) under UNCLOS, the IMO conventions and English common law, where the question of definition is reliant on the object being capable of moving across water and being navigated. The author finds that for the sake of clarity and consistency between all national laws, UNCLOS should be redrafted to acknowledge autonomous vessels and the varying types of MASSs.
Bills of Lading 3rd edn
Richard Aikens, Richard Lord, Michael Bools, Michael Bolding, Kian Sing Toh,
special contributor Miriam Goldby
Index of cases
Index of legislation