Marine Casualty
Sansimon Jan 25, 2021

(i) Collision The Spanish Shipping Law 14/2014 (Ley de Navegación Marítima; hereinafter, LNM), which was published in the Official Gazette on 25 July 2014 and came into force on 25 September 2014, ends th… Read More

Cargo Claims
Sansimon Jan 21, 2021

International Conventions and national laws relevant to marine cargo claims The LNM regulates, in articles 203 and following, the contract for the carriage of cargo. As for a carriage under a bill of lading… Read More

Arrest of Ships - Spain
Sansimon Jan 4, 2021

Spain is party to the 1999 Geneva International Convention on the Arrest of Ships.  The internal legal framework and procedure for an arrest is contained in the LNM and the Civil Procedure Act.  Ship… Read More

Legal Disputes - Covid-19 Disruption
Sansimon Dec 29, 2020

Use of tankers as floating storage and legal disputes between the owner of the stored oil products and the owners of the shore-based storage as a consequence of the COVID disruption One of the many conseque… Read More

La OMI aprueba medidas para reducir emisiones de los buques
Sansimon Dec 17, 2020

Las medidas requerirían que los buques combinen un enfoque técnico y operacional para reducir la intensidad de carbono. El Comité de protección del medio marino (MEPC) de la Organización Marítima Internacio… Read More