Maritime

Cross-border insolvency protection of a ship on its way to Australia

An Italian shipping company – Michele Bottiglieri Armatore SpA – which is subject to Italian restructuring protection, a concordato preventivo …

Fallout from a shipping trillision – Part 2

In Part 1 of this case report, the outcome of a three ship collision – a trillision – causing the …

Structural weaknesses in the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency?

Cross-border insolvency law necessarily tries to ensure that insolvency proceedings about a debtor in different jurisdictions are co-ordinated and fully …

Maritime review of the year

The Murrays Legal were pleased to attend the annual presentation at Norton Rose Fulbright on international maritime law developments given …

Red tape committee turns to alcohol, with cabotage to follow

The Senate Red Tape Committee has decided to focus itself more, by inquiring into and reporting on specific areas. Alcohol It …

Solomon’s Justice in Maritime China

The maritime court structure of China was first set up in 1984 and over the short period since then the …

The Halcyon Isle resurrected – the law applicable to maritime liens

In a case involving “an important issue for the operation of maritime law in this country” a 5 member bench of …

Hanjin Shipping – an Australian perspective

The appointment of a receiver to the large South Korean Hanjin Shipping Line has had an impact in Australia, with …

The Fishman’s non-payment of tax was not dishonest

The Fish Man Ltd was in liquidation. Its director, Mr Hadfield, raised and sold ornamental fish from 14 fish tanks …

The Listing of The Halcyon Isle

This concerns maritime liens and the law by which they should be determined when the ship is arrested in Australia. …

PRC Shipbuilding Disputes in London Arbitration: The Threat of Parallel Proceedings in China and the Consequences and Possible Alternatives

This article by Peter Murray and Lin Jiang examines the legal system in China and how on the one hand …